Mercy Mercy Mercy

Count:
32
Wall:
4
Level:
Beginner Shag / Swing
Choreographer:
Sue Ann Ehmann (Nov 2010)
Music:
Mercy, Mercy, Mercy by The Flashbacks, (bpm 121). CD: The Flashbacks, Wendy Goodson, "In The Spotlight". Single or Album available for download at: http://www.theflashbacks.com/fr_onlinestoredownloads.cfm
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Especially for Carol Huban – to be taught at the 2010 Tampa Bay Line Dance Classic

Intro: 24 counts. Start on lyrics.

Slower song for teaching - Girl’s Got It Goin’ On by Bob Steele, bpm 107, CD – Life With Women, CD available at http://www.oldies.com/product-view/87252M.html
Intro: 32 counts. Start on lyrics.

Alternate Country song: Lover, Lover by Jerrod Niemann, bpm 112, Available on I-tunes
Intro: 15 counts. Start on the word “truth”.

Try it to your favorite Beach/Blues/Swing song!

[1-8] TRIPLE RIGHT, ROCK BACK RECOVER, KICK BALL CHANGE, STEP FORWARD, TURN 1/4 RIGHT
1&2Step right to side, step left beside right, step right to side
3-4Rock left back, recover weight to right
5&6Kick L forward, L ball step slightly behind R, step R in place
7-8Step left forward, turn 1/4 right shifting weight to right [3:00]

[9-16] JAZZ BOX, KICK BALL CHANGE, KICK BALL CHANGE
1-4Cross left over right, step right back, step left next to right, touch right beside left
5&6Kick right forward, right ball step slightly behind left, step left in place
7&8Kick right forward, right ball step slightly behind left, step left in place

[17-24] TRIPLE FORWARD, ROCK FORWARD, RECOVER, TRIPLE 1/2 TURN LEFT, BUMP, BUMP
1&2Step right forward, step left beside right, step right forward
3-4Rock left forward, recover right
5&6Turning 1/4 left step left to side, step right beside left, turn 1/4 left stepping left forward [9:00]
7-8Bump hips right and left

[25-32] TRIPLE RIGHT DIAGONAL, TRIPLE LEFT DIAGONAL, SKATE 4X
1&2On the right diagonal step right forward, step left beside right, step right forward
3&4On the left diagonal step left forward, step right beside left, step left forward
5-6Drag right in towards left then slide right forward to right diagonal, drag left in towards right then slide left forward to left diagonal (just like skating)
7-8Drag right in towards left then slide right forward to right diagonal, drag left in towards right then slide left forward to left diagonal (just like skating)

BEGIN AGAIN!