River Don't Run CopperKnob - Linedance Stepsheets

Count: 88Wall: 1Level: Advanced WCS Style

Choreographer: Lilian Lo – September 2018

Music: River by Charlie Puth



Intro – 16 counts ( 9 seconds from start of track)
Repeat – at the end of 3rd wall, repeat last 32 counts

( 1 – 8& ) Big side, drag, weight changes, coaster step, ½ turn x 2, step forward x 2
1,2,3&4Big step RF to R side (1), drag LF to RF (2,3), change weight to LF popping R knee across L (&), change weight to RF popping L knee across R (4)
5&6Step LF back (5), close RF next to LF (&), step LF forward (6)
7&8&½ turn L stepping RF back (7), ½ turn L stepping LF forward (&), step RF forward (8),Step LF forward (&)

( 9 – 16 ) Replace, step back, sweep, step back, sweep, behind, side, cross, replace, big side, touch behind
1,2,3,Replace onto RF (1), step LF back sweeping RF (2), step RF back sweeping LF (3)
4&5Step LF behind RF (4), step RF to R side (&), cross LF over RF (5)
6,7,8Replace on RF (6), big step LF to L side pushing R hand to R side at shoulder level (7), Tap RF behind LF placing R hand on L shoulder (8)

( 17 – 24 ) ½ R, body roll, Cuban break, ½ turn, hip push, close, side, ½ turn R
1,2½ turn R with body roll while pulling R hand off L shoulder, ending with weight on RF(1,2) (facing 6:00)
3&4&Cross LF over RF (3), replace on RF (&), step LF to L side rocking L (4)replace on RF (&)
5,6Cross LF over RF (5), ½ turn L stepping RF to R side, slightly bending knees (6) (facing 12:00)
7&8&Straighten legs, slightly push R hip to R back diagonal (7), close LF next to RF (&), step RF to R side (8), ½ turn R (&) (facing 6:00)

( 25 – 32 ) Sit, rise, ½ turn R, sit, rise, ¼ turn, chase turn, ½ turn R, step back x 3
1,2Step LF to L side lowering to sitting position opening knees to sides (1),rise, ½ turn R (2) (facing 12:00)
3,4Step RF to R side lowering to sitting position opening knees to sides (3),Rise, ¼ turn R (4) (facing 9:00)
&5Step LF forward (&), chase ½ turn R stepping on RF (5) (facing 9:00)
6½ turn stepping LF backward with R heel in place, R toes lifted pointing outward (6) (facing 3:00)
7,8Step RF backward with L heel in place, L toes lifted pointing outward (7), step LF backward with R heel in place, R toes lifted pointing outward (8)

( 33 – 40 ) Big step back, tap, kick ball change, ¾ turn, sweep, knee sway x 2, hitch
1,2,3&4Big step RF backward (1), tap LF next to RF (2), kick LF (3), close LF next to RF (&),Step RF forward prepping body L (4)
5, 6¾ turn R sweeping LF (5,6) (facing 12:00)
7,8&Bring L knee over R knee (7), bring L knee back to L opening L hip (8), flick L back (&)

( 41 – 48 ) Big side, slide, close, press, replace, press, replace, cross, side, behind, replace, side
1,2Big step LF to L side (1), slide RF to LF (2)
&3&Close RF next to LF (&), press on ball of LF out to L side bumping hip to L (3), replace on RF, hip to neutral (&)
4&Press on ball of LF out to L side bumping hip to L (4), replace on RF, hip to neutral (&)
5,6Cross LF over RF (5), step RF to R side (6)
7&8Cross LF behind RF (7), replace on RF (&), step LF to side (8)

( 49 – 56 ) Tap, unwind 1-3/4 turn, head up, head down, heel bounce x 2
1,2,3 4Tap RF behind LF (1), hold and prepare upper body L for turn (2), unwind 1-3/4 turn R,ending turn with closed feet (3,4) (facing 9:00)
Option: ¾ turn R on count 3 and 4
5,6,Lift head up, raise and point index fingers up as lyric says ‘looking up’ (5), hold (6)
7,8Release head and fingers, heel bounce x 2 (7,8)

( 57 – 64 ) Walk x 2, ¼ turn L, sway R-L, hip roll, hitch
1,2Step RF forward (1), step LF forward (2)
3,4¼ turn L stepping RF to R side swaying hip R (3), sway hip L (4) (facing 6:00)
5,6Roll hip clockwise in full circle (5,6)
7,8Continue hip roll in full circle (7), continue rolling right ending with weight on RF,LF hitched (8)

( 65 – 72 ) Side, close, ¼ turn, step, ½ turn x 2, walk around full circle
1&2Step LF to L side (1), close RF next to LF (&), ¼ turn L stepping LF forward (2) (facing 3:00)
3,4½ turn L closing RF next to LF (3), ½ turn L stepping LF forward (4)
5,6,7,8Walk around anti-clockwise a full circle stepping R-L-R-L (5,6,7,8)

( 73 – 80 ) Repeat count 57 – 64

( 80 – 88 ) Side, close, ¼ turn, step, ½ turn x 2, walk around ¾ circle
1&2Step LF to L side (1), close RF next to LF (&), ¼ turn L stepping LF foreward (2) (facing 3:00)
3,4½ turn L closing RF next to LF (3), ½ turn L stepping LF forward (4)
5,6,7,8Walk around anti-clockwise in ¾ circle stepping R-L-R-L (5,6,7,8) (facing 12:00)

At the end of 3rd wall which is the last wall, on count 84 – 88, instead of a ¾ circle, walk around in full circle to face 9:00.
Then repeat count 57 – 88, the last 32 counts.

Ending pose: While facing the front, step RF to R side, bring both hands out to side, fingers spread apart.

Last Update – 9th Oct. 2018