By and By

Count:
32
Wall:
4
Level:
Ultra Beginner
Choreographer:
Irene Groundwater, (May 2012)
Music:
By and By by Elvis Presley. CD: How Great Thou Art – Elvis Presley (Gospel songs)
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Intro: 16 counts
Note - Counts 29-30: Absolute beginners – instead of R. fwd. ¼ turn left, - Side step R, replace weight on L
This then makes the dance a one wall dance instead of 4 wall.

Intro Note: If you start dance after 48 counts – You will end up facing front wall – Last round –
Dance counts 1 to 4 slowly – Raise hands above head and wave. (No turn to face front.)

Special Ending: See below

[1-8] SIDE, TOG, SIDE, CLAP CLAP, SIDE, TOG, SIDE, CLAP CLAP,
1-2-3&4Side step R, Step L beside R, Side step R, Clap twice to the right
5-6-7&8Side step L, Step R beside L, Side step L, Clap twice to the left

[9-16] FWD, FWD, FWD, CLAP CLAP, BACK, BACK, BACK, CLAP CLAP
1-2-3&4R forward, L forward, R forward, Clap twice to the right
5-6-7&8L back, R back, L back, Clap twice to the left

[17-24] BACK, BACK, BACK, CLAP CLAP, FWD, FWD, FWD, CLAP CLAP
1-2-3&4R back, L back, R back, Clap twice to the right
5-6-7&8L forward, R forward, L forward, Clap twice to the left

[25-32] ROCKING CHAIR, FWD, ¼ TURN L, STOMP UP (weight on L), CLAP CLAP
1-2-3&4R forward, Replace weight on L, R back, Replace weight on L
5-6R forward, Pivot ¼ turn left on R Ball as you replace weight on L
7&8Stomp R beside L (weight stays on L), Clap twice overhead.
(Opt. for Abs. Beginners - Counts 29, 30 – Side step R, Replace weight on L – No turn)

BEGIN AGAIN

Ending: Dance counts 1 to 8 at normal speed,
Rocking Chair R forward Turn ¾ turn left on R Ball to face front and wave.
[1-8] SIDE, TOG, SIDE, CLAP CLAP, SIDE, TOG, SIDE, CLAP CLAP,
1-2-3&4Side step R, Step L beside R, Side step R, Clap twice to the right
5-6-7&8Side step L, Step R beside L, Side step L, Clap twice to the left

7-8-9&10R forward, Replace weight on L, R back, Replace weight on L
11-12R forward, Pivot ¾ turn left on R Ball as you replace weight on L –Wave.

Absolute Beginners – Don’t slow down with the music.
[1-8] SIDE, TOG, SIDE, CLAP CLAP, SIDE, TOG, SIDE, CLAP, CLAP
Then - Turn to face front wall and wave……………………………………….