BORN TO BE BLUE

Count:
32
Wall:
4
Level:
intermediate
Choreographer:
Michael Barr (USA)
Music:
Born to Be Blue - The Judds
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WALK, TOUCH, TOUCH, KICK - STEP BACK, SLIDE BACK, LOCK-BACK-BACK
1-2Step right foot forward, touch left toe next to right foot
3-4Touch left toe back, kick left foot forward
5-6Step left foot back on the left diagonal, slide right foot towards left (weight stays on left foot)
&Step ball of right foot back on the 'outside' of the left foot (lock step)
7-8Step left back, step right foot back on right diagonal
You are still on the front wall facing the right diagonal (1:30)

CROSS, SIDE STEPS X 3 (on the back right diagonal), BALL-CROSS-STEP SIDE (on the FORWARD LEFT DIAGONAL)
Next 6 counts all step back along the right diagonal

1-2Step left foot in front of right, step right side right (you are traveling back on the right diagonal)
3-4Step left foot in front of right, step right side right
5-6Step left foot in front of right, step right side right
&Step back on ball of left foot
7-8Step right foot in front of left (on the forward left diagonal), step left side left (on the forward left diagonal)
You are still on the front wall facing the right diagonal (1:30)

TOE, HEEL STRUTS X 4 (ALL TRAVELING FORWARD ON THE LEFT DIAGONAL) LEAN BACK A BIT AS YOU STRUT ALONG
Next 8 counts the upper body will go from the right diagonal to the left diagonal

1-2Looking at the right diagonal, touch toe of right in front of left, bring right heel down, shifting weight right
3-4Looking at the left diagonal, touch toe of left forward, bring left heel down, shifting weight left
5-6Looking at the right diagonal, touch toe of right in front of left, bring right heel down, shifting weight right
7-8Looking at the left diagonal, touch toe of left forward, bring left heel down, shifting weight left
You are still on the front wall and are now facing the left diagonal (10:30)
Styling: lean back as you travel and snap fingers of the right hand on 2, 4, 6, 8

FORWARD, ½ PIVOT LEFT, FORWARD, ½ TURN RIGHT - ¼ TURN RIGHT, FORWARD, ½ PIVOT RIGHT, STEP FORWARD
Next 4 counts are along the front and back wall diagonals

1-2Step right forward (on the forward left diagonal), pivot ½ left, taking weight onto left foot (towards back left diagonal)
3-4Step right foot forward (towards back left diagonal), turn ½ right on ball of right stepping back on left foot
The next turn, on count 5, squares you up to face the 3:00 wall
5-6Turn ¼ right on ball of left stepping forward on right foot, step forward on left foot
7-8Pivot ½ right, taking weight onto right foot, step left foot forward
When you are stepping on count 1 notice that your new wall will be just off your left shoulder, 9:00

REPEAT
Easier alternative to counts 25-32
JAZZ BOX ¼ TURN - JAZZ BOX ½ TURN

1-4Step right foot over left, step left foot back (facing 12:00), turn ¼ right and step right forward, step left forward
4-8Step right foot over left, step left foot back, on ball of left turn ½ right and step right forward, step left forward