Honky Tonk Swing
Count: 
32
Wall: 
4
Level: 
Beginner / Improver
Choreographer: 
Gary Lafferty (Nov 2013)
Music: 
“Heartaches and Honky Tonks” by Keith Harling [Bring it On]

Music Info: 132 bpm ... you will hear the words “1234” spoken so just keep counting - ”5678”
This track is on the album “Bring It On” ... the individual song is on both iTunes & Amazon

RIGHT SIDE-SHUFFLE, ROCK BACK, RECOVER ; LEFT SIDE-SHUFFLE ¼ TURN, ROCK BACK, RECOVER
1&2   Step to Right on Right foot , step on Left foot beside Right , step to Right on Right foot
3-4    Rock back on Left foot , recover weight onto Right
5&6   Step to Left on Left foot , step on Right foot beside Left , turn ¼ Right stepping back onto Left foot
7-8    Rock back on Right foot , recover weight onto Left foot

TOE TOUCHES, HEEL GRINDS
1-2    Touch Right foot forward , step on Right foot beside Left
3-4    Touch Left foot forward , step on Left foot beside Right
5-6    Touch Right heel forward with toes turned in , turn toes out taking weight onto full Right foot flat on floor
7-8    Touch Left heel forward with toes turned in , turn toes out taking weight onto full Left foot flat on floor
Note You will move forward slightly with the heel grinds

ROCK FORWARD , RECOVER , ¼ SIDE-SHUFFLE ; WEAVE TO RIGHT
1-2    Rock forward on Right foot , recover weight back onto Left foot
3&4   Turn ¼ Right stepping to Right on Right foot , step on Left foot beside Right , step to Right on Right foot
5-6     Cross-step Left foot over Right , step to Right on Right foot
7-8     Cross-step Left foot behind Right , step to Right on Right foot

CROSS-ROCK , RECOVER , LEFT SIDE-SHUFFLE ; JAZZ BOX with ¼ TURN and CROSS
1-2    Cross-rock Left foot over Right, recover weight back onto Right foot
3&4    Step to Left on Left foot , step on right foot beside left , step to Left on Left foot
5-6     Cross-step Right foot over , turn ¼ Right stepping back onto Left foot
7-8    Step to Right on Right foot , cross-step Left foot over Right

START AGAIN!

TAG: At the end of the 3rd wall, there are 4 extra beats of music. Change the last 4 counts of the dance (jazz box ¼ turn) into a jazz box with NO turn – you will be facing the home 12 o’clock wall. Now do the Tag below:
STOMP , STOMP then CLAP , CLAP
1-2    Stomp Right foot out slightly to Right , stomp Left foot out slightly to Left side
3-4    Clap your hands twice

For a bit of fun, clap hands with the dancers either side of you ... your left hand will clap the right hand of the dancer on your left , and your right hand will clap the left hand of the dancer on your right ... simples!