MEMPHIS MOON




Choreographed by MIKE & MARG LEOPOLD
DESCRIPTION: Progressive Partner Dance
STARTING POSITION: Right Open Promenade position
MUSIC: " Home For Sale" by Dwight Yoakam

BEAT/STEP DESCRIPTION
            MAN                              LADY
Walk Forward, Turn, Toe Touch, Partners Switch Sides
With Turn, Toe Touch
1 Step forward on Right foot        Step forward on Left foot
2 Step forward on Left foot         Step forward on Right foot
3 Step forward on Right foot        Step forward on Left foot
   making a 1/4 turn CW              making a 1/4 turn CCW with
   with the step                     the step

Partners join his Left and her Right hands, are now briefly in
the Double Hand Hold position with man facing OLOD and
lady facing him.

4 Touch Left toe to the left        Touch Right toe to the right

Man releases lady's Left hand from his Right and places her
Right hand on his Right shoulder ....

5 Step forward on Left foot         Step forward on Right foot
   and begin switching sides         and begin switching sides
   with lady by passing in           with man by passing behind
   front of her                      him

Lady slides her Right hand across man's shoulders as she
passes behind him ....

6 Step forward on Right foot        Step forward on Left foot and
   and continue switching            continue switching sides with man
   sides with lady
7 Step forward on Left foot         Step forward on Right foot
& Pivot 1/2 turn CCW on             Pivot 1/2 turn CW on ball of
   ball of Left foot                 Right foot
8 Touch Right toe next to           Touch Left toe next to Right foot
   Left foot

Partners have, switched sides and rejoin both hands to a Double
Hand Hold position with man now facing ILOD and lady
facing him. Partners now extend both arms out to the sides.

Turns
Keeping hands joined and arms extended ....

9  Step to the right on Right       Step to the left on Left foot
    foot
10 Cross Left foot behind           Cross Right foot behind Left
    Right and step                   and step

Man releases lady's Left hand from his Right ....

11 Step to the right on Right       Step to the left on Left loot
    making a 1/4 turn CW             making a 1/4 turn CCW with
    with the step                    the step
12 Step forward on Left foot        Step forward on Right foot

Man releases lady's Right hand from his Left (all hands are
released) ....

&  Pivot 1/2 turn CW on              Pivot 1/2 turn CCW on ball
    ball of Left foot                of Right foot

13 Step down on Right foot          Step down on Left foot
14 Step on Left foot making a       Step on Right foot making a
    1/4 turn CW with the step        1/4 turn CCW with the step

Partners now once again face each other in a Double Hand
Hold position with arms extended out to sides. Man faces
ILOD and lady faces him.

15 Cross Right foot behind          Cross Left foot behind Right
    Left and step                    and step
16 Touch Left toe to the left       Touch Right toe to the right

Partners Switch Sides With Turn, Toe Touch

Man releases lady's Left hand from his Right and places her
Right hand on his Right shoulder ....

17 Step forward on Left foot        Step forward on Right foot
    and begin switching sides        and begin switching sides
    with lady by passing in          with man by passing behind
    front of her                     him

Lady slides her Right hand across man's shoulders as she
passes behind him ....

18 Step forward on Right foot       Step forward on Left foot
    and continue switching           and continue switching side
    sides with lady                  with man
19 Step forward on Left foot        Step forward on Right foot
&  Pivot 1/2 turn CCW on            Pivot 1/2 turn CW on ball
    ball of Left foot                of Right foot

20 Touch Right toe next to          Touch Left toe next to Right
    left foot                        foot

Partners have switched sides again and rejoin both bands in a
Double Hand Hold position with man now facing, OLOD and
lady facing him.

21 Step to the right on Right       Step to the left on Left foot
    making a 1/4 turn CW             making a 1/4 turn CCW with
    with the step                    the step
22 Touch Left toe next to           Touch Right toe next to
    Right foot                       Left foot

Release man's Left and lady's Right hands ....

23 Step back on Left foot           Step back on Right foot
    making a 1/2 turn CCW            making a 1/2 turn CW with
    with the step                    the step
24 Touch Right toe next to          Touch Left toe next to Right
    left foot                        foot

Partners now face FLOD in the Right Open Promenade
position.

Forward Shuffle, Step, Dip, Turn, Together, Heel Swivels

25&26 Shuffle forward (RLR)         Shuffle forward (LRL)
27 Step forward on Left foot        Step forward on Right foot
28 Touch Right toe behind           Touch Left toe behind and
    and to the left of Left foot     to the right on Right foot
    while bending Left knee          while bending Right knee
29 Step back on Right foot          Step back on Left foot
    making a 1/4 turn CW             making a 1/4 turn CCW
    with the step                    with the step
30 Step left foot next to Right     Step Right foot next to Left

Partners join his Left and her Right hands in a Double Hand
Hold position with man facing OLOD and lady facing him

31 Swivel heels to the right        Swivel heels to the left
32 Swivel heels to center           Swivel heels to center

Shuffles, Turn, Cross, Turning Shuffle

33&34 Shuffle to the left (LRL)     Shuffle to the right (RLR)
      making a 1/4 turn CCW          making a 1/4 turn CW
35&36 Shuffle forward (RLR)         Shuffle forward (LRL)
&  Pivot 1/4 turn CW on             Pivot 1/4 turn CCW on ball
      ball of Right foot             of Left foot
37 Step to the left on left foot    Step to the right on Right foot
38 Cross Right foot behind          Cross Left foot behind Right
    Left and step                    and step
39&40 Shuffle to the left (LRL)     Shuffle to the right (RLR)
    making a 1/4 turn CCW            making a 1/4 turn CW

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inquiries: Mike & Marg Leopold, 01480 405649 (England)

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