Rag Mop

Count:
48
Wall:
4
Level:
Newcomer Swing
Choreographer:
Karolina Ullenstav (March 2019)
Music:
The Ames Brothers: "Rag Mop" (lenght 2:38)
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Intro: 8 counts (start dancing when they start to sing), BPM: 100 - No Restarts, No Tags

Section 1: Kick forward and step back, coaster step and then do a RF sailor step with a ¼ turn left ending with a coaster step
1RF kick forward (facing 12.00)
2RF step back
3LF step back
&RF step beside LF
4LF step forward
5RF slightly sweep back behind LF
&LF step left
6Turn ¼ left on ball of LF while stepping RF back (facing 09.00)
7LF step back
&RF step beside LF
8LF step forward

Section 2: Kick forward and step back, coaster step and then do a RF sailor step with a ¼ turn left ending with a coaster step
1RF kick forward
2RF step back
3LF step back
&RF step beside LF
4LF step forward
5RF slightly sweep back behind LF
&LF step left
6Turn ¼ left on ball of LF while stepping RF back (facing 06.00)
7LF step back
&RF step beside LF
8LF step forward

Section 3: Side steps right and left with clap and then do a combination of heel forward and step beside and clap x 4
1RF step right
&LF step right beside RF
2RF step right
&LF touch beside RF and clap
3LF step left
&RF step beside LF
4LF step left
&RF touch beside LF and clap
5RF heel forward
&RF touch beside LF and clap
6RF heel forward
&RF touch beside LF and clap
7RF heel forward
&RF touch beside LF and clap
8RF heel forward
&RF touch beside LF and clap
 
Section 4: Lock steps forward with scuff ending with step turning ¾ left
1RF step forward
&LF step slightly behind RF
2RF step forward
&LF scuff forward
3LF step forward
&RF step slightly behind LF
4LF step forward
&RF scuff forward
5RF step forward
6Turn ½ left on ball of LF (facing 12.00)
7RF step forward
8Turn ¼ left on ball of LF (facing 09.00)

Section 5: Toe, heel, stomp RF and LF and swivels right and left with clap
1RF toe touch in place beside LF
&RF heel touch in place beside LF
2RF stomp in place beside LF
3LF toe touch in place beside RF
&LF heel in place beside RF
4LF stomp in place beside RF
5RF and LF heels swivel to the right
&RF and LF toes swivel to the right
6RF and LF heels swivel to the right and clap
7RF and LF heels swivel to the left
&RF and LF toes swivel to the left
8RF and LF heels swivel to the left and clap

Section 6: RF jump forward while you at the same time bend forward and LF and leg are in the air pointing backwards. At the same time you point your arms out one forward and one back, hold and then do a coaster step. Make this combination twice. (This is classic swing dance steps from the 50’ies. Please look at the dance demo video if you’re uncertain what I mean.)
1RF jump forward while you at the same time bend forward and LF and leg are pointing backwards in the air. At the same time you point your right arm straight out forward and point your left arm straight out backwards.
2Hold
3LF step back
&RF step beside LF
4LF step forward
5RF jump forward while you at the same time bend forward and LF and leg are pointing backwards in the air. At the same time you point your right arm straight out forward and point your left arm straight out backwards.
6Hold
7LF step back
&RF step beside LF
8LF step forward

Have Fun dancing swing to this great track from 1950 by The Ames Brothers!
It was a number 1 record hit back in those days and it’s still very fun to listen and dance to!