Cotton-Eyed Joe / Salty Dog Rag
Bob Wills; Adolph Hofner and His San Antonians; many others 1927
START: Couples or lines; hands joined or arms around waist.
1) Cross, Kick
2) Back, 2, 3
3) Cross, Kick
4) Back, 2, 3
5-8) Repeat 1-4
9-16) Eight forward two-steps (with vigor)
Cross, Kick - With weight on left foot, cross right foot over left, swing right toe out in front with upward motion.
Back, 2, 3 - Step back right, left, right.
Cross, Kick - With weight on right foot, cross left foot over right, swing left toe out in front.
Back, 2, 3 - Step back left, right, left.
Repeat measures 1-4.
Eight forward two-steps - Right two-step, left two-step, etc. right forward, close left to right, forward right, forward left, close right to left, forward left, etc.
Dance starts again