Description: Line dance routine with 2 sections; 96 counts (including all the repeats).
Choreographed to: “Whirl-Y-Reel I (Beard & Sandals Mix)” Afro-Celt Sound System (136 bpm). Do not use Afro-Celt album version.
There are other versions of this song. The one to use, the Beard & Sandals Mix, is on CD “Line Dance Fever 11”.
Alternate Songs: “Dance On” by Rick Tippe (134 bpm). No special routine required - just do A, B, A, B, etc.
“Fever” by Jeff Moore (126 bpm). Do original routine below for Walls 1-4, then, because
of this longer song, do the total dance on Walls 5 and 6. (no special ending.)
Teaching songs: “Better Way” by Little Texas (108 bpm), or “Poor Me” by Joe Diffie (100 bpm
Dedication: To Mary Dale of Invercargill, New Zealand in whose home this was created.
Pattern:: The sequence is dictated by the musical themes. For example, Section A is triggered by the Irish flute theme.
1st Wall (12:00) : A, B-3 Skip the sweeps and vines.
2nd Wall ( 9:00) : A, B Do the total dance.
3rd Wall ( 6:00) : A, B Do the total dance.
4th Wall ( 3:00) : B only Just do B.
5th Wall (12:00) : A, A-1 with special ending Just do A.
Count In: 64 counts. Start when the Irish flutes come in at 0:39.
A-1 ROCK FWD-BACK, SHUFFLE BACK, ROCK BACK-FWD, FWD SPIN, STEP FWD; REPEAT WITH LEFT LEAD
1 - 2 Step R forward. Rock back onto L.
3 & 4 Shuffle back on R-L-R.
5 - 6 Step L back. Rock forward onto R.
7 - 8 Step L forward spinning a full turn right on ball of L. Step R forward.
1 - 8 Repeat counts 1 - 8 in this section leading with LEFT foot. (You will spin left.)
A-2 HEEL GRIND, COASTER STEP, 1/2 PIVOT, QUICK VINE LEFT; REPEAT
1 - 2 With R heel forward: Grind R heel with toe moving in, then out.
3 & 4 Coaster Step R-L-R (back-together-forward).
5 - 6 Step L forward. Pivot Turn 1/2 right shifting weight forward onto R.
7 & 8 Step L to left side. Cross-Step R behind L. Step L to left side
1 - 8 Repeat counts 1 - 8 in this section.
A-3 CROSS, ROCK, SIDE-TOGETHER-SIDE, CROSS, ROCK, TRIPLE TURN 1/2; REPEAT
1 - 2 Cross-Step R over L. Rock back onto L
3 & 4 Step R to right side. Slide Step L beside R. Step R to right side.
5 - 6 Cross-Step L over R. Rock back onto R.
7 & 8 Triple Step L-R-L in place turning 1/2 left.
1 - 8 Repeat counts 1 - 8 in this section.
B-1 SWEEP RIGHT, STEP FWD, SWEEP LEFT, STEP FWD, SWEEP SIDE-FRONT-SIDE, STEP BACK;
SWEEP LEFT, STEP BACK, SWEEP RIGHT, STEP BACK, SWEEP SIDE-BACK-SIDE, STEP FWD
1 - 2 Sweep R toe from right side to forward. Step R forward.
3 - 4 Sweep L toe from left side to forward. Step L forward.
5 - 6 Sweep R toe to right side. Sweep R toe forward.
7 - 8 Sweep R toe to right side. Step R back. (Now, repeat these 8 counts but in reverse...)
1 - 2 Sweep L toe from left side to back. Step L back.
3 - 4 Sweep R toe from right side to back. Step R back.
5 - 6 Sweep L toe to left side. Sweep L toe back.
7 - 8 Sweep L toe to left side. Step L forward.
B-2 SYNCOPATED VINE RIGHT, SHIMMY WITH 4 HEEL BOUNCES TURNING 1/2 RIGHT; REPEAT
1 - 2 Step R to right side. Cross Step L behind R
& 3 - 4 Step R to right side. Cross Step L over R. Hold.
5 - 6 - 7 - 8 Shimmy 4 counts bouncing heels 4 times turning 1/8 right each time for a total of 1/2 turn.
1 - 8 Repeat counts 1-8 in this section.
B-3 HEEL, STEP, POINT, HEEL, STEP, POINT, TURN; REPEAT 3 MORE TIMES BUT ELIMINATE LAST TURN
(Notice that this is the only section that changes your wall direction.)
1 & 2 Touch R heel forward. Step R beside L. Touch L toe to left side.
3 & 4 Touch L heel forward. Step L beside R. Touch R toe to right side.
& Keeping R leg extended to the right side: Turn 1/4 right.
5 – 8 & Repeat counts 1 - 4 & on 2nd wall.
1 - 4 & Repeat counts 1 - 4 & on 3rd wall.
5 - 8 Repeat counts 1 - 4 on 4th wall but NO TURN. (Notice there is no “&” count here.)
End of Main Pattern. Check pattern sequence above and see below for special ending.
A-1 SPECIAL ENDING. On Wall 5, after Section A, start A-1 again to count14. Replace 15-16 (the left spin) with...
7 & 8 Shuffle forward on R-L-R and extend arms diagonally out: right arm forward, left arm back.
© Bill Bader. This step description was written by the choreographer. Photocopying for classes and competitions is permitted.
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