SADDLE IN THE WIND

SONG: Saddle In The Wind by Black Hills Country Band.  Youtube:

CHOREOGRAPHER: Jan Wyllie, Hervey Bay, Qld., Australia

Email:janwyllie@iinet.net.au   Web Site: http://www.members.iinet.net.au/~janwyllie/

DANCE: 64 counts, 2walls, 100 bpm, Intermediate level,  She sings “There’s a dusty little Mexican…. ” Start on the word ‘dusty’.  Choreo April 2011  Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oVyt_qsee7E

NO TAGS OR RESTARTS Written for Tina Drutti from Belgium who sent me the song =====================================================

STEPS    PATTERN OF DANCE

                         Across 1/4 Back, 1/2 Lock Fwd, 1/2 Lock Back, 1/4 Coaster

1,2                    Step L across R, Making 1/4 left step back on R

3&4                  Making 1/2 left step fwd on L, Lock/step R behind L, Step fwd on L

5&6                  Making 1/2 left step back on R, Lock/step L across R, Step back on R

7&8                  Sweep L around making 1/4 left and step back on L, Step R beside L, Step fwd on L

 

                         Fwd Back&, Across Side, Behind Side Across, &Rock Back Fwd

9,10&             Rock/step fwd on R, Rock back on L, Step R beside L

11,12                Step L across R, Step R to right

13&14            Step L behind R, Step R to right, Step L across R

&15,16           Step R to right, Rock/step L behind R, Rock/replace wt onto R

 

                         &Touch Unwind 1/2, Coaster Back, Shuffle Fwd, Walk Fwd

&17,18          Step L beside R, Touch R behind L, Unwind 1/2 right keeping wt on L

19&20            Step back on R, Step L beside R, Step fwd on R (coaster)

21&22            Shuffle fwd L,R,L

23,24                Walk fwd R,L

 

                         &Rock Fwd Back, Coaster Back, Fwd Back, 3/4 Triple

&25,26           Step R beside L, Rock/step fwd on L, Rock back on R

27&28            Step back on L, Step R beside L, Step fwd on L (coaster)

29,30                Rock/step fwd on R, Rock back on L

31&32            Making 3/4 right triple step R,L,R

 

                         Fwd Back, Back Hold, Fwd Back, Back Hold

33,34,35,36   Rock/step fwd on L, Rock back on R, Step back on L and raise R toe, Hold

37,38,39,40   Rock/step fwd on R, Rock back on L, Step back on R and raise L toe, Hold

 

                         Fwd Back, Coaster Cross, Side Rock Replace, Cross Shuffle

41,42,43&44 Rock/step fwd on L, Rock back on R, Step back on L, Step R beside L, Step L across R

45,46                Rock/step R to right, Rock/replace wt sideways onto L

47&48            Cross/shuffle left stepping R,L,R

 

                         1/4 Back 1/2 Fwd, Step Pivot 1/4, Cross Shuffle, Back 1/4 Fwd 1/4

49,50                Making 1/4 right step back on L, Making 1/2 right step fwd on R

51,52                Step fwd on L, Pivot 1/4 right transferring wt to R

53&54            Cross/shuffle right stepping L,R,L

55,56                Making 1/4 left step back on R, Making 1/4 left step fwd on L

 

                         Fwd Back, &1/4 Rock Replace, &Side Rock Replace, &Side Rock Replace

57,58                Rock/step fwd on R, Rock back on L

&59,60           Making 1/4 right step R beside L, Rock/step L to left, Rock/replace wt sideways onto R

&61,62           Step L beside R, Rock/step R to right, Rock/replace wt sideways onto L

&63,64           Step R beside L, Rock/step L to left, Rock/replace wt sideways onto R

 

I hope you like the dance as much as I like the song… very smooth and easy on the ears!

Thanks Tina for sending the song.    See you on the floor sometime....  Jan         

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

Original sheet by

Jan Wyllie