THE LONGYARD

 

SONG: Leave Him In The Longyard by Slim Dusty and Lee Kernaghan

               More information about Jan’s dances is available from the website below.

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

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

DANCE: 32 counts,   2walls,  90 bpm, Easy Int. Level, He sings ‘well he’s looking kinda jaded’.

Start dance on the word ‘looking’.             NO TAGS OR RESTARTS

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STEPS           PATTERN OF DANCE

                           Strut Fwd R,L,R Touch Heel DiagonallyFwd, Weave Left, Rock Return

1,&2&                    Strut fwd R,L

3&4                          Strut fwd on R, Touch L heel to left diagonal

5&6&                     Step L behind R, Step R to right, Step L across R, Step R to right

7,8                            Rock/step L behind R, Rock/return wt fwd onto R

 

                            &Rock Return, &Touch Unwind 1/2, Step Pivot 1/4 Step Fwd, Step Pivot 1/2 Step Fwd &9,10                     Step L slightly left, Rock/step R behind L, Rock/return wt fwd onto L

&11,12                   Step R slightly right, Touch L straight back, Unwind 1/2 left taking wt on L

13&14                    Step fwd on R, Pivot 1/4 left transferring wt to L, Step fwd on R

15&16                    Step fwd on L, Pivot 1/2 right transferring wt to R, Step fwd on L

 

                                 Rock & Across, Rock & Across, Rock Fwd & Back, Coaster Step

                                 &Rock Fwd Return, & Rock Return,

17&18                    Rock/step R to right, Rock/return wt sideways onto L, Step R across L

19&20                    Rock/step L to left, Rock/return wt sideways onto R, Step L across R

21&22                    Rock/step fwd on R, Rock back on L, Step back on R

23&24                    Step back on L, Step R beside L, Step fwd on L

 

                                 Rock Return, &Heel &Heel, 1/4 Heel&Heel, &Step Scuff

25,26                        Rock/step fwd on R, Rock back on L

&27                          Step back on R, Touch L heel fwd

&28                          Step back on L, Touch R heel fwd

&29                          Making 1/4 left step R beside L, Touch L heel fwd

&30                          Step L beside R, Touch R heel fwd

&31,32                   Step R beside L, Step slightly fwd on L, Big scuff fwd on R                   

 

                     

I know this song has been around for yonks and every year

at Tamworth it warms my heart all over again and I vow to

write a dance, but until now, I have never gotten around to it.

 

Now that it’s finally written I hope that you will enjoy it.

If not, then just sit down and sing along to the song… that

will make you feel good anyhow…. especially if you like country music!

 

See you on the floor sometime…..  Jan            

 

 

 

                          

        

Original sheet by

Jan Wyllie