LOUISIANA SATURDAY NIGHT

 

Presented by Bea Montross

 

American Novelty dance choreographed by Joyce Hartsfield

 

RECORD:

Capitol 4983 (45 rpm) "Louisiana Saturday Night"

 

 

FORMATION:

All face front of hall. (Solo dancers scattered on floor.)

 

 

 

 

MEASURE:

4/4 meter

 

 

 

PATTERN 1: GRAPEVINE & SWAYS

 

 

1-2

Do a 5 ct. grapevine beginning with R crossing in front of L, (cts 1-5); lift L knee fwd and slap with L hand (6); step on L to L (7); step on R to R (8).

 

 

3-4

Rpt. meas. 1-2 reversing ftwk. & dir.

 

 

 

PATTERN 2: STEP-CHUGS & CIRCLE

 

 

1

Step fwd. on R (1); chug back on R (2); step fwd. on L (3); chug back on L (4).

 

 

2

Rpt. meas. 1 Pattern 2

 

 

3

4 walking steps making complete circle CW; Step R (1); snap fingers (2); step L (3); snap fingers (4).

 

 

4

Rpt. meas. 3 Pattern 2.

 

 

 

PATTERN 3: ROCKS & HEEL-STEPS

 

 

1

Step fwd. on R (1); step bwd. on L (2); fwd. on R (3); lift L up in back and slap L heel with L hand (4).

 

 

2

Rpt. meas. 1 Pattern 3 rvse. ftwk.

 

 

3-4

Touch R heel fwd. (1); step on R (2); touch L heel fwd. (3); step on L (4); repeat these 4 cts.

 

 

 

PATTERN 4: STEP TOUCHES & DRAGS

 

 

1-2

Step diag. bwd. R on R (1); touch L toe next to R, snap fingers (2) step bwd. L (3); touch R toe (4); repeat these 4 counts.

 

 

3-4

Step to R bending both knees (1,2); touch L to R straightening knees (3-4). Repeat with opp. ftwk. and direction.

 

Bea Montross International Weekend

Nov. 7-8, 1981 - Miami Valley Folk Dancers

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