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SIXTEEN TONS
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Count: 
72
Wall: 
4
Level: 
intermediate
Choreographer: 
Music: 
Sixteen Tons by Tom Jones
Sequence:72, 72, 72, 64, 16, finish with the last 8 counts of the dance ending facing the front wall

TOE STRUTS PROGRESSING FORWARD WITH SNAPS
1-2Touch the right toe forward, step down and snap on count 2
3-4Touch the left toe forward, step down and snap on count 4
5-6Touch the right toe forward, step down and snap on count 6
7-8Touch the left toe forward, step down and snap on count 8

ROCK STEP, TRIPLE TURN, DRAG, ROCK STEP
1-2Rock right forward, replace weight left
3&4Turn ½ turn right step forward right, together left, forward right
5-6Make ½ turn right step back left, drag right toe to left instep
7-8Rock back right, replace left

TURN & ROCK - LEFT RIGHT LEFT, TURN & ROCK - LEFT RIGHT LEFT
1-2Step forward making a ¼ turn right, rock left foot to left side
Snap right fingers diagonal down towards left foot on count 2
3-4Rock right side right, replace weight left
Snap right fingers diagonal down towards left foot on count 4
5-6Step forward making a ¼ turn right, rock left foot to left side
Snap right fingers diagonal down towards left foot on count 6
7-8Rock right to right side, replace weight left

SHIMMY DRAG, STEP LOCK BACK, STEP LOCK BACK
1-2Step forward right and shimmy shoulders forward
3-4Come back to center replace weight left, drag right to left
5&6Step back right, lock left in front of right, step back right
7&8Step back left, lock right in front of left, step back left

FLICK STEP, SHUFFLE FORWARD PREP, TURN, TURN, LUNGE REPLACE
1-2Drag the right foot back into a flick, step forward on the right
3&4Step forward left, step together right, step forward left - prep left foot to left diagonal
5-6Make ½ turn left step back right, make ½ turn left step forward left
7-8Lunge forward on to ball of right foot - arms out to side palms back, replace weight left

TURN TURN TURN CROSS, ROCK AND CROSS, SIDE SHUFFLE LEFT
1-2Make ½ turn right step forward right, make ½ turn right step back left
3-4Make ¼ turn right stepping to the side right, cross the left in front of right
5&6Rock right side right, replace weight left, cross right in front of left facing left diagonal
7&8Step left side left, close together right, step left side left facing left diagonal

CROSS BREAK, AND CROSS - ¼ TURN, TURN, TURN, COASTER STEP
1-2Rock right diagonal forward left, replace weight left
&3-4Step right back, cross left in front of right, step right back ¼ left
5-6Make ½ turn left step forward left, make ½ left step back right
Option: replace turns with two walks back left, right
7&8Step back left, step together right, step forward left

STEP TOUCH, BACK TOUCH, FORWARD TOUCH, FORWARD TOUCH
1-2Step in place right, touch left next to right instep - snap
3-4Step left back in place, touch right next to left instep - snap
5-6Step right forward, touch left next to right - snap
7-8Step left forward, touch right next to left - snap
Restart goes here on wall 4

TOUCH RIGHT AND LEFT, AND RIGHT AND LEFT, AND RIGHT AND LEFT, AND RIGHT, TOUCH (TOTAL ¾ TURN RIGHT)
1&2Touch right side right, make ¼ turn right bring right next to left compress knees, touch left side left
&3&4Straighten up close left next to right, touch right side right, make ¼ turn right bring right next to left compress knees, touch left side left
&5&6Straighten up close left next to right, touch right side right, make ¼ turn right bring right next to left compress knees, touch left side left
&7-8Straighten up close left next to right, touch right side right, touch right next to left (3:00)

REPEAT

RESTART
Restart after count 64 on wall 4

FINISH
Option 1:

1-16Keeping to the same beat dance the first 16 counts and last 8 (end facing the front wall.)
Option 2:

1-16Step 1/8 paddle turns with flashy jazz hands

1-2Step right forward, pivot 1/8 left weight left - jazz hands
Repeat 1-2 seven times followed with the last 8 counts (end facing the front wall.)
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