( 7 Votes)
Novice - Funky Country
The Booze Cruise by Blackjack Billy. CD single: The Booze Cruise (2.52 min)
Intro: 16 count, approx. 9 sec – 115 bpm - Dance starts at main vocals.
[1 – 8] STEP, FLICK, BACK, HOOK, PLACE, HEEL POP, COASTER STEP, BUMP & SLIDE
1&2&Step forward right. Flick left foot behind right. Step back on left. Hook right foot over left.
3&4Place right foot forward. Lift right heel. Drop right heel (weight still on left).
5&6Step back right. Step left beside right. Step forward right.
7-8Lift left leg and bump hips forward. Slide forward and step down onto left. (Angling body to 1:30)
[9 – 16] CROSS ROCK & 1/8 SIDE, CROSS & HEEL &, CROSS, SIDE, 1/4 SAILOR STEP
1&2Cross rock right over left. Recover onto left. Make 1/8 turn right and step right to right side. [3:00]
3&4&Cross left over right. Step right diagonally back. Place left heel forward. Step left beside right.
5-6Cross right over left. Step left to left side.
7&8Make a right sailor step turning 1/4 right. [6:00]
[17 – 24] STEP-HEEL-TOE x2, OUT-OUT, CHEST POP (WITH ATTITUDE!)
1&2Strong step left diagonally forward. Swivel right heel towards left foot. Swivel right toes towards left foot.
3&4Strong step right diagonally forward. Swivel left heel towards right foot. Swivel left toes towards right foot.
5-6Step left slightly forward and out. Step right slightly forward and out.
7&8Collapse chest (bring it back). Pop chest forward. Center chest.
Styling 7&8: Use your arms for more attitude!
*Restart here during wall 7*
[25 – 32] STEP, 1/2 TURN, STEP, 1/2 TURN, RIGHT DOROTHY, LEFT DOROTHY
1-2Step forward right. Make 1/2 turn left shifting weight to left foot [12:00]
3-4Step forward right. Make 1/2 turn left shifting weight to left foot [6:00]
5-6&Step right diagonally forward. Step left slightly behind right. Step right diagonally forward.
7-8&Step left diagonally forward. Step right slightly behind left. Step left diagonally forward.
*4 count Tag: After walls 1, 3 & 5 (always facing 6:00).
Walk a full ccw circle stepping R (1), L (2), R (3), L (4). End facing 6:00 again.
*8 count Tag: After wall 2 (facing 12:00).
Walk R (1), L (2). Step forward right (3). Make 1/2 turn left shifting weight to left foot (&). Step forward right (4).
Walk L (5), R (6). Step forward left (7). Make 1/2 turn right shifting weight to right foot (&). Step forward left (8).
Restart: During wall 7 (facing 6:00).
The music changes style but just keep on dancing in the same tempo as before.
Do notice there is an extra count (preferably a slight hold) that you need to add just before the chest pop.
This dance was choreographed in less than one hour for the High Chaparral Choreography Competition 27 June 2014 and was judged a first place by Darren Bailey and Fred Whitehouse.
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