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Don't Let The Sun Go Down!

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Count:
32
Wall:
4
Level:
Intermediate NC
Choreo:
Choreographer:
Niels Poulsen & Simon Ward (May 2015)
Music:
Don't let the sun go down on me by George Michael feat. Elton John.: [5:46. iTunes, etc.]
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Intro: 16 count intro (app. 19 secs. into track). Start with weight on R foot

#2 Restarts: On wall 6 and 10. See bottom of page for detailed description

[1 – 8] ½ L back sweep, behind side cross, side rock ¼ L, fwd R, walk L, step ½ L X 2
1Turn ½ L stepping back on R and sweeping L to L side (1) 6:00
2&3Cross L behind R (2), step R to R side (&), cross L over R (3) 6:00
4&5Rock R to R side (4), recover onto L turning ¼ L (&), step fwd on R (5) 3:00
6Walk fwd on L opening up in body to R side to prepare for the next turn (6) 3:00
7&8&Step fwd on R (7), turn ½ L onto L (&), step fwd on R (8), turn ½ L onto L (6) 3:00

[9 – 16] ¼ L into R basic, vine ¼ L, Monterey ½ R with sweep, 1/8 R walk, run R L
1 – 2&Turn ¼ L stepping R a big step to R side (1), step L behind R (2), cross R over L (&) 12:00
3 – 4&Step L to L side (3), cross R behind L (4), turn ¼ L stepping fwd on L (&) 9:00
5 – 7Point R to R side (5), turn ½ R on L stepping R slightly fwd and sweeping L fwd (6), turn 1/8 R walking L fwd (7) 4:30
8&Run fwd on R (8), run fwd on L (&) 4:30

[17 – 24] Rock R fwd, 1 1/8 R, cross, R basic, side L, R back rock
1 – 2Rock fwd on R (1), recover back on L (2) 4:30
3&4&Turn 3/8 R stepping R fwd (3), turn ½ R stepping back on L (&), turn ¼ R stepping R to R side (4), cross L over R (&) 6:00
5 – 6&Step R a big step to R side (5), step L behind R (6), cross R over L (&) 6:00
7 – 8&Step L a big step to L side (7), rock back on R (8), recover fwd to L (&) * 2 restarts here 6:00

[25 – 32] Fwd R, step ¼ R, cross, back ½ L, fwd R, L mambo step fwd, R back rock
1Step fwd on R (1) 6:00
2&3Step fwd on L (2), turn ¼ R onto R (&), cross L over R (3) 9:00
4&5Step back on R starting to turn ½ L (4), finish ½ L stepping fwd on L (&), step fwd on R (5) 3:00
6&7Rock fwd on L (6), recover back on R (&), step back on L dragging R towards L (7) 3:00
8&Rock back on R (8), recover fwd to L (&) 3:00

START AGAIN… and ENJOY!

#Restarts: 2 restarts:
No. 1 happens on wall 6 (starts at 3:00), after 24 counts, now facing 9:00.
No. 2 happens on wall 10 (starts at 6:00). This one also happens after 24 counts, now facing 12:00

Ending Happens after 24 counts on wall 12, now facing 9:00. Turn ¼ R fwd on R to face 12:00.

Contact ~ Niels Poulsen (niels@love-to-dance.dk) & Simon Ward (bellychops@hotmail.com)

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5 Comments

JoanH July 19, 2015
Lovely dance to a lovely track of music - thanks guys!!!

winnie July 24, 2015
I just absoloutely love it! So fabulous to be doing newly choreographed dances to older music by the cream of the crop choreographers

frankjojo August 2, 2015
Love how the prissy walk fits in beautifully as the music slows down.

dancer33 August 2, 2015
Have done this in class to a round of applause. That doesn't happen often . Beautiful dance.

Maggie-mary-Muir June 20, 2016
just to say 2nd 'teach' video incorrect. last section doing a rock turn should be a pivot.

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