Choreographed by Chris Hookie
Description: 40 count, 4 wall, intermediate advanced line dance
Position: Start off in single file lines, all facing LOD
Music: Zydeco Lady - Eddy Raven: 20 Favorites by Eddy Raven; Little Sheba by Eddy Raven; Born To Be Blue by The Judds; The Wanderer by Eddie Rabbitt; Country Club by Travis Tritt; Dumas Walker by Kentucky Headhunters; Come Next Monday by K.T. Oslin; Suspicion by Eddie Rabbitt; Honky Tonk Blues by Pirates Of The Mississippi; That's A No No by Sawyer Brown; Walk On by Reba McEntire; Little RocK by Reba McEntire; Hillbilly Rock by Marty Stuart; Sooner Or Later by Eddy Raven; Little Sister by David Lynn Jones; Rockin' With The Rhythm Of The Rain by The Judds; Pickin' Up Strangers by Johnny Lee
1-2 Left foot touch forward, side
3&4 Left foot does a sideways back ball change
(left foot cross behind right foot right foot step to the side left foot step to the side and slightly forward).
5-6 Right foot touch forward, side
7&8 Right foot does a sideways back ball change
(right foot cross behind left foot left foot step to the side right foot step to the side and slightly forward).
9 Left foot step forward start 1/2 turn left
10 Right foot step forward finish 1/2 turn left (facing RLOD)
11&12 Left foot does a straight back back ball change
(left foot step back right foot step back right foot step forward).
13 Right foot step forward start 1/2 turn right
14 Left foot step forward finish 1/2 turn right (facing LOD)
15&16 Right foot does a straight back back ball change
(right foot step back left foot step back left foot step forward).
17 Left foot step forward and make a 1/4 turn right
18 Right foot cross behind left foot,
19&20 Make a 3/4 three step turn left left foot lead (facing RLOD).
21 Right foot step forward and make a 1/4 turn left
22 Left foot cross behind right foot
23&24 Make a 3/4 three step turn right right foot lead (facing LOD).
25 Left foot step back
26 Right foot step back
27&28 Left foot does a straight back back ball change.
29 Right foot step forward
30 Left foot slide up and behind right foot
31&32 Shuffle forward right foot lead.
33 Left foot step forward
34 Right foot slide up and behind left foot
35&36 Shuffle forward left foot lead.
37 Right foot step forward
38 1/2 pivot turn left weight on left foot
39&40 3/4 three step turn right foot lead.
To make the dance easier, in addition to performing the dance at faster tempos, eliminate counts 17-24, and modify counts 13-16 as follows:
13 Right foot step forward - start 1/2 turn right
14 Left foot step forward - finish 1/2 turn right (facing LOD)
15&16 Take a small shuffle step backward right foot lead.
Zydaco Lady has a rhythm like that of a Cha-cha (see comment section). It has lots of movement in it and style is quite important in order to look good while performing the dance, as well as being able to perform it correctly and well. The slow steps should be long and pronounced and the quick steps should be made small, quick, and sharp. The dance is an isolation dance from the hips on down; excessive arm movements should be avoided and proper line dance styling should be adhered to at all times.