TOE TAPPIN’ TASSIES

SONG: Toe Tappin’ Country Man  by John P Swisshelm

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

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

DANCE:  64 counts, 2 walls, 156 bpm, Easy Intermediate level,  32 count intro, May 2011

NO TAGS OR RESTARTS

Written by request for Pam Williams from Launceston, Tasmania. Thanks for the song Pam =====================================================

STEPS      PATTERN OF DANCE

                      Toe Strut Fwd x2, Step Together Slap Slap, Clap Clap

1,2,3,4              Step R toe fwd, Drop R heel to ground, Step L heel fwd, Drop L heel to ground

5,6                      Step R beside L as you slap front of thighs, Slap front of thighs again

7,8                      Clap hand twice

 

                           Twist R Hold, Twist L Hold, Twist R L, Twist Centre Touch

9,10                    Twist toes to right and turn R thumb right in a hitchhiking movement, Hold

11,12                  Twist toes to left and turn L thumb left in a hitchhiking movement, Hold

13,14,15,16     Twist toes to right, left, centre, Touch R beside L

 

                           Vine Right, Touch Beside, Side Behind, 1/4 Turn Scuff Fwd

17,18,19,20     Step R to right, Step L behind R, Step R to right, Touch L beside R

21,22,23,24     Step L to left, Step R behind L, Making 1/4 left step fwd on L, Scuff R fwd

 

                           Across Back, Side Touch, Bump Hips L,R,L,R

25,26,27,28     Step R across L, Step back on L, Step R to right, Touch L beside R

29,30,31,32     Bump hips left, right, left, right

 

                           Side Shuffle to Left, Step Behind 1/4 Fwd, Step Pivot 1/4, Step Behind Side

33&34,35,36  Shuffle left L,R,L, Step R behind L, Making 1/4 left step fwd on L

37,38               Step fwd on R, Pivot 1/4 left transferring wt to L

39,40                 Step R behind L, Step L to left

 

                          Cross Heel Grind, Behind Side, Cross Heel Grind, Behind Side

41,42                 Step R heel across L, Grind R heel right as you step L to left

43,44                 Step R behind L,  Step L to left
45,46                 Step R heel across L, Grind R heel right as you step L to left

47,48                 Step R behind L,  Step L to left

 

                          Rock Fwd Back, 1/4 Turn Touch, Vine Left Touch

49,50                 Rock/step fwd on R, Rock back on L

51,52                 Making 1/4 right step R to right, Touch L beside R

53,54,55,56    Step L to left, Step R behind L, Step L to left, Touch R beside L

 

                           Step Scuff, Step Scuff, Scuff Across Fwd Back, &Step Fwd

57,58,59,60    Step fwd on R, Scuff L fwd, Step fwd on L, Scuff R fwd

61,62,63         Scuff R across L, Scuff R fwd, Scuff R back

&64                   Step R beside L, Step fwd on L

 

 

Thanks for the song suggestion Pam, hope you enjoy the dance.

  The style  of music has certainly changed over the years...this song took me right back to the beginning… that’s what we always danced to back then.

See you on the floor sometime....  Jan         

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

Original sheet by

Jan Wyllie