ACROSS THE MISSISSIPPI
CHOREOGRAPHER: Gary & Cheryl Parker (March 2005) EMAILómoderncountry@tsn.cc
TYPE: 2 Wall Line Dance, One Restart
MUSIC: I Can See Arkansas by David Ball (Album Freewheeler
CROSS, SIDE, BEHIND, SIDE, ROCK, REPLACE
Travelling to the right:
1& Step Left across Right, Step Right to Right side
2& Step Left behind Right, Step Right to Right side
3-4 Rock/Step Left over Right, Replace weight on Right
& STEP PIVOT, STEP PIVOT, & ROCK FORWARD, ROCK BACK
&5 Step Left next to Right, Stepping forward Right pivot 180 degrees Left
&6 Step on Left, Stepping forward Right pivot 180 degrees Left
&7-8 Step on Left, Rock forward on Right, Rock back on Left
& BACK HOOK, FORWARD HOOK, BACK TOGETHER, FORWARD
&1-2 Step Right next to Left, Step Left back hooking Right across Left,
Step forward on Right hooking Left behind Right
3&4 Step back on Left, Step Right together, Step forward on Left (coaster step)
& STEP 1/4 PIVOT, CROSS, SIDE, BEHIND, SIDE, FORWARD
&5 Step forward on Right, Stepping forward on Left pivot 90 degrees Right
&6 Step on right, Step Left across Right
&7 Step Right to Right side, Step Left behind Right
&8 Step Right to Right side, Step Left forward
BACK 1/2 STEP, BACK 1/2 STEP
1&2 Step back on Right, turn 180 degrees Left stepping on Left, Step forward on Right
3& Step back on Left, turn 180 degrees Right stepping on Right
4& Step forward on Left pivoting 180 degrees Right, Step on Right
FORWARD TOGETHER, BACK TOGETHER, STEP 1/4 PIVOT CROSS
5& Step forward on Left, Step Right together
6& Step back on Left, Step Right together
7&8 Stepping forward on Left pivot 90 degrees Right,
Step Right to Right side, cross Left across Right
ROCK, ROCK, CROSS, BACK TOGETHER FORWARD
1&2 Rock/Step Right to Right side, Rock/Step Left to Left side, cross Right across Left
3&4 Step back on Left, Step Right together, Step forward on Left
& STEP PIVOT, STEP, COASTER CROSS
&5 Step forward on Right, Step forward on Left pivoting 180 degrees Right
&6 Step forward on Right, Step forward on Left
7&8 Step back on Right, Step Left together, cross/Step Right across Left
& Begin to sweep Left foot around and across Right on an & count to begin dance again
One Restart on the 3rd wall facing the front do count 24, step on right on an & count
and begin dance again.
Dance begins on vocals after 16 counts.
On the 7th wall music begins to slow down, slow down with the music, dance up to count 16,
then do count 17&18. count 18 will be 1/4 turn left to face the front.
Reformatted for display on web site
Dancing Deep In the Heart of Texas
by Don & Patti Brown
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