Choreographed by Jan “Stray Cat” Brookfield
Description: 28 count, 4 wall, beginner line partner dance
Position: When dancing with a partner, the hold is Sweetheart Position, with lady on man’s right.
Music: Blue Blue Memory - Single - Plain Loco by Plain Loco; Blue Spanish Eyes by Charlie Rich, What a Crying Shame - The Best of the Mavericks by the Mavericks, Peaceful Easy Feelings The Eagles
1-4 Step left to side, close right to left, step left forward, hold
5-8 Step right to side, close left to right, step right back, hold
RHUMBA ROCKS BACK & FORWARD, FORWARD & FORWARD, WITH HALF TURN
9-12 Step back on left, rock forward onto right, step forward onto left, hold
13-14 Step forward on right, rock back onto left (starting half turn to right)
15-16 Step forward on right (completing half turn to right), hold
/Partners: On the half turn counts 14-16 the hands stay joined and the arms move round effortlessly, resulting in lady on man’s left.
RHUMBA ROCK FORWARD & BACK, ROCK BACK
17-20 Step left forward, rock back onto right, step left back, hold
21-22 Step back on right, rock forward onto left
SIDE-TOUCH, QUARTER TURN-TOUCH, SIDE-TOUCH
23-24 Step right to side, touch left toes beside right
25-26 Making quarter turn to left, step left forward, touch right toes beside left
/Partners: On the quarter turn counts 25-26, again the hands stay joined, and the arms move round effortlessly resulting in the lady being briefly in front of the man.
27-28 Step right to side, touch left toes beside right
/Partners: on counts 27-28 the man should step forward on right, touch left toes beside right, to bring him in line with lady, back in original sweetheart position, with lady on his right.