AIN'T NOTHIN' U CAN DO
CHOREOGRAPHER: Forty Arroyo (11/05)
TYPE: 4 Wall Line Dance
MUSIC: Aint Nothin' You Can Do by Bobby Bland (Starts on the word "When...") (west coast rhythm)
A Taste Of Dis by Brook Valentine
1-8 5 COUNT STROLL, FORWARD LOCK STEP-RLR, 1/2 PIVOT
1-5 Step forward Right angling body to Left, Lock Left behind Right,
Step forward Right squaring off to 12:00, Step forward Left angling body to Right,
Lock Right behind
& Step Left next to Right
6&7 Step forward Right squaring off to 12:00, Lock Left behind Right, Step forward on Right
8 Pivot 1/2 Left (weight on Left) (now at 6:00)
9-16 PRESS, PUSH, PRESS, PUSH, SAILOR STEP, BALL CROSS, ROCK
1-2 Press forward on ball of Right, Push off onto Left
3-4 Press forward on ball of Right, Push off onto Left
5&6 Sweep Right around and step Right behind Left turning 1/4 Right,
Step Left together, Step Right to Right
&7 Turning 1/4 Right step Left in place on ball of Left, Cross Right over Left
8 Push off on Right shifting weight onto Left (now at 12:00)
17-24 WALK BACK, STEP BUMP & BUMP, COASTER STEP, PIVOT 1/2
1-2 Sweeping one foot behind the other, Walk back Right and Left
3&4 Stepping slightly back on Right (angling body toward Left) bump hips Right, Left, Right
5&6 Step back Left, Step Right together, Step forward Left
7-8 Step forward Right, Pivot 1/2 Left (weight on Left) (now at 6:00)
25-32 ROCK, RECOVER, 1/2 TURN, HOLD, FULL TURN, BALL TOUCH, 1/4 TURN
1-2 Rock forward Right, Recover on Left (prep for 1/2 Right)
3-4 Turn 1/2 Right stepping forward Right, Hold
5-6 Step forward Left turning 1/2 Right, Step back Right turning 1/2 Right
&7-8 Step Left in place, Touch Right forward, Pivot 1/4 Left on Left
(weight on Left) (now at 9:00)
(for added style - Try the Cindy Gifford Bump for counts 3 and 4:
Touch Right out to side turning 1/4 to Right bumping hip to Right and leaning body Left,
Step Right in place turning 1/4 Right)
START OVER - HAVE FUN!!
I am thrilled to say that this dance placed 3rd in the choreography competition (ABA Division)
at the Line Dance Showdown 2006 - thank you for giving it a try.
If you are using "Ain't nothing you can do" there is an 8 count tag after the 5th rotation -
it happens only once at 9:00
If you are doing the dance to "Ain't Nothin U Can Do"
TAG - (will happen at 9:00)
1-2 Step Right to side angling body to Left, Touch Left next to Right
3-4 Step Left to side angling body to Right, Touch Right next to Left
5-6 Step Right to side angling body to Left, Touch Left next to Right
7-8 Step Left to side angling body to Right, Touch Right next to Left
Reformatted for display on web site
Dancing Deep In the Heart of Texas
by Don & Patti Brown
Step sheet presentation copyright ©2006 by Don & Patti Brown.
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Copyright for the dance remains with the original choreographer.
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