P.O. Box 2012

Walla Walla, WA 99362

http://www.steppincountry.com

Cowboy Charleston

(a.k.a. Charleston Tap)

Choreographed by Unknown

Description:16 count, 4 wall, line dance

Music:New York, New York by Frank Sinatra [111 bpm / CD Single]

 (This Thing Called) Wantin' And Havin' It All by Sawyer Brown [221 bpm

Twostep/Polka / CD: Nashville Collection V.2]

 Sold by John Michael Montgomery [120 bpm ECS/Polka / John Michael Montgomery /

Greatest Hits / CD: Country Fun]

 Jambalaya (On The Bayou) by Eddy Raven & Jo-El Sonnier [125 bpm / CD: Line

Dance Fever 8 / Cookin' Cajun]

 Rompin' Stompin' by Scooter Lee [192 bpm Twostep/ECS / High Test Love] Any fairly fast western swing music

 TWO CHARLESTON STEPS:

          Charleston Style

1   Swing right around to touch forward

2   Swing right back around and step right next to left

3   Swing left around to touch to back

4   Swing left around and step left next to right

5   Swing right around to touch forward

6   Swing right back around and step right next to left

7   Swing left around to touch to back

8   Swing left around and step left next to right

 

Option: Straight Style

1-2 Straight: touch right toe forward, step right next to left

3-4 Touch left toe behind, step left next to right

5-6 Touch right toe forward, step right next to left

7-8 Touch left toe behind, step left next to right

 

TWO RIGHT TOE TAPS TO RIGHT SIDE, MODIFIED SAILOR STEP

 

9-10     Touch right toe to right side and touch twice

11&12  Step right behind and next to left, step left in front of and to the left

of right, step right in front of and to the right of left

 

TWO LEFT TOE TAPS TO LEFT SIDE, SYNCOPATED VINE RIGHT AND TURN RIGHT

13-14    Touch left toe to left side and touch twice

15&16   Step left behind right, right foot step to the right making pivot turn,

left foot step next to right, and prepare for next Charleston right forward step

Charleston Tap version: modified sailor step

15&16Step left behind and next to right, step right in front of and to the right

of left, step left next to right

 

REPEAT