Watermelon Crawl

Music: Watermelon Crawl by Tracy Byrd (136-140 BPM)
Choreographer: Sue Lipscomb, Cadillac Ranch (night club), Illinois, 1994
Start on Count: 17
Position: Individual line dance-all dancers face same direction, heels together, hands on hips

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Standard steps for gentleman and lady are identical.

2 Sets - Toe, Heel, Syncopated Cha Cha in Place

1. Right toe touch in place beside left toe (right foot will point 1/8 turn CCW)

2. Right heel touch in place beside left toe (right foot will point 1/8 turn CW)

3-4. Right foot step to close to left foot, left foot step in place, and right foot step in place

5. Left toe touch in place beside right toe (left foot will point 1/8 turn CW)

6. Right heel touch in place beside right toe (left foot will point 1/8 turn CCW)

7-8. Left foot step to close to the right foot, right foot step in place, and left foot step in place

Country-Style Charleston

9. Right foot step forward

10. Left foot kick forward and clap

11. Left foot step backward

12. Right toe touch backward and clap

Modified Country-Style Charleston

13. Right foot step forward

14. Left foot kick forward and clap

15. Left foot step backward

16. Right toe touch to close to left foot and clap

Vine to the Right

17. Right foot step to the right

18. Left foot step behind right leg to the right

19. Right foot step to the right

20. Left foot scuff forward to low kick and clap

Vine to the Left with 1/4 Turn CCW

21. Left foot step to the left

22. Right foot step behind left leg to the left

23. Left foot step left 1/4 turn CCW

24. Right toe touch to close to left foot and clap

Watermelon Crawl

25. Right foot step forward (extra long, bend knees slightly)

26-27. Left foot slide to close to right foot (slowly enough to take both counts, gradually straightening knees)

28. Clap

29. Left foot step backward (extra long, bend knees slightly)

30-31. Right foot slide to close to left foot (slowly enough to take both counts, gradually straightening knees)

32. Clap

Walk in Place

33. Left heel lifts, right heel stays flat, and weight rocks onto right foot

34. Right heel lifts and left heel drops and weight rocks onto left foot

35. Left heel lifts and right heel drops and weight rocks onto right foot

36. Right heel lifts and left heel drops and weight rocks onto left foot

37. Right foot step forward

38. Pivot on balls of feet 1/2 turn CCW

39. Right foot step forward

40. Pivot on balls of feet 1/2 turn CCW

Repeat Counts 1 to 40 until the end of song.

 

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