Jackson Strait
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Choreographed By:
Dan Albro
Difficulty:
Intermediate
Type:
Partner/Circle Dance
Counts:
48
Music:
"Designated Drinker" by Alan Jackson & George Strait
 








 

Start Side by Side (L hands in front of man, R hands on Ladies R hip) Both start with R foot  



Counts
Step Descriptions







 MEN
LADIES



HEEL , TOE , HEEL ,TOE , WALK, WALK, WALK, BRUSH



1-2
Both - Touch R heel forward, drop R toe (transfer weight to R)




3-4

Both - Touch L heel forward, drop L toe (transfer weight to L)




5-8

Both - Walk forward R, L, R, brush L (optional bending knees as you walk)






 





MAN VINES LEFT WITH A TOUCH, WALK AROUND LADY INTO SIDE BY SIDE FACING B.L.O.D., BRUSH
LADY WALKS TOWARDS O.L.O.D. MAKING A 1/2 TURN R, 1/2 RIGHT,STEP ½ PIVOT RIGHT, BRUSH




1-4

Releasing left hand, step side L, cross R behind L, step side L, touch R next to L
Start ½ turn right crossing L over, continue turn stepping fwd R, finish ½ turn stepping side L, touch R





After next 4 counts you should end up in side by side facing B.L.O.D.



5-8
Turn ¼ right stepping fwd R, lifting right hands step fwd L, pick up L hand turning ¼ fwd R, brush L
Step fwd ¼ turn R, step fwd L, pivot ½ turn right, brush L making ¼ turn right












HEEL-TOE, HEEL-TOE, WALK, WALK, WALK, BRUSH



1-2
Both - Touch L heel forward, drop L toe (transfer weight to L)




3-4
Both - Touch R heel forward, drop R toe (transfer weight to R)




5-8
Both - Walk forward L, R, L, brush R (optional bending knees as you walk)













CHANGE SIDES, STEP, TOUCH-CLAP, STEP, TOUCH



1-4
Step side R, turn ¼ left stepping back L, step back on R, touch L heel fwd left arm comes up over Lady's head ending w/ L over R
Step R over L, L to side turning ¼ right , step back on R, touch L heel fwd



5-6
Both - Step forward on L (letting go of hands), Touch R (at same time clap hands w/ partner)



7-8
Both - Step back on R, Touch L heel fwd (picking up both hands R to L & L to R)












WRAP, SIDE TOUCHES



1-4

Stay in place stepping L, R, L, Touch R (at same time wrapping Lady in front of you turning her to her L, bringing your left hand over her head)
Step L, R, L, Touch R (making a 1/2 turn to your L ending in front of man)



5-8

Both - Step to R, Touch L, Step to L, Touch R












WRAP, MAN DOES A 1/4 TURN, LADY DOES A 1 1/4 TURN TO L



1-4

Step to side R , together with L, side with R, Touch L (at same time unwrap Lady rewrap Lady)
Step R, L, R, (making a full turn to your R, staying in front of man) Touch L



5-8

Step L, R, L making a 1/4 turn to your L (facing LOD, changing L hand To R hand behind her back at hip) Brush R
Step L, R, L making a 1 1/4 turn to your L (now facing LOD) Brush R












START DANCE AGAIN












(Note: steps corrected per feedback from Dan Albro)













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