CHOREOGRAPHER: Calamity Jane Newhard of Erie, Pa
TYPE: Phrased 2 Wall Line Dance
MUSIC: Courtesy Of The Red, White, And Blue by Toby Keith
This dance was choreographed for a dance team demo in Meadville, Pa.
INTRO: Standing with feet together, shoulders back, as Toby sings "American
Girls", the ladies place right hand over their heart in "pledge fashion.
Then Toby sings "American guys", the men place their right hand on their
heart. Toby sings "Stand up and salute..." place right hand to forehead
and hold salute. Toby sings "so we can sleep in peace at night when we lay
down our heads", slowly lower right hand to your side. At the break in the
music, begin to count 5-6-7-8. ON THE COUNT OF "8" kick Right foot forward.
Now begin the 32 count dance.
WALK BACK, QUICK CROSS, MONTARY TURN 1/2 & 1/4
1-2 Walk back Left, Right
3&4 Step back Left, quickly step back on Right, Cross Left over Right
5-6 Point Right to right side, Pivot 1/2 turn right stepping on Right
7-8 Point Left to left, Pivot 1/4 turn left putting weight on Left
1/4 TURN SHUFFLE FORWARD ANGLE LEFT, ROCK STEP, SHUFFLE FORWARD ANGLE RIGHT
1-2 Step Right forward, 1/4 turn left
3&4 Shuffle forward Right, Left, Right angling left
5-6 Rock left on Left, Recover weight on Right
7&8 Shuffle forward Left, Right, Left angling right
ROCK FORWARD, 1 1/2 SPIN MOVING BACK, COASTER STEP
1-2 Rock Right forward, Recover weight on Left
3-4 Step Right back 1/2 turn right, Step Left forward 1/2 turn right
5-6 Step Right back 1/2 turn right, Rock Left forward
7&8 Step Right back, Step Left back, Step Right forward
JAZZ BOX WITH SCUFFS
1-2 Cross step Left over Right, Step Right back
3-4 Step Left Beside Right, Scuff Right forward
5-6 Cross step Right over Left, Step Left back
7-8 Step Right beside Left, Scuff Left forward
Dance the 32 counts again.
You will now be facing the front wall.
There are 4 counts before you begin the dance again:
1-4 Step Left beside Right and sway hips right, left, right
Dance the 32 counts twice.
If you would like to join the "Statue of Liberty started shakin' her fist",
raise right arm and shake your fist.
Dance the first 24 steps...leaving off the jazz boxes.
The music slows down here.
You will begin a full turn right and a full turn left with military turns.
Toby sings "Justice will be served...".
1-4 Fan right toe 1/4 turn right, Hold, Stomp Left or click heels beside Right, Hold
5-8 Repeat the Right 1/4 turns 3Xs
1-8 Repeat the 1/4 fan turns left 4Xs, End facing back wall
1-2 Place Right toe behind Left heel, Pivot 1/2 turn right
3-4 Stomp Left or click heels beside Right, Hold
5-6 Place Right toe behind Left heel, Pivot 1/2 turn right
8 Stomp Left or click heels beside Right
9 Kick Left forward as Toby sing " A boot up your...".
Dance the 32 counts to the end of the song.
You will be facing the front wall.
End the dance with a salute as the music fades.
Good luck and may GOD BLESS AMERICA
Reformatted for display on web site
Dancing Deep In the Heart of Texas
by Don & Patti Brown
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