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Past Present &Future It's ALL About DANCE!!!

HIT THE ROAD JACK!!            

Choreographer: Alan G Birchall (July 2001)

Level:
Intermediate

Dance:
ONE WALL LINEDANCE
Steps/Count: A: 32, B: 16, C: 8
Music: Hit The Road Jack - Ray Charles
BPM: 80/160        Sequence: ABABCA Then To Step 16 Of A
ALBUM: Various Greatest Hits
Hit The Road Jack - The Weather Girls
BPM: 90/180         Sequence: ABABCABAA Then To Step 24 Of A
ALBUM: PUTTIN ON THE HITS
Both Versions Start On Lyrics: Ray Charles After 8 Counts (5 Secs) Weather Girls: After Intro & Talk  12 Secs

SECTION A

TOE STRUTS BACK, RIGHT COASTER STEP, HEEL STRUTS FORWARD, ROCK & CROSS
1& Step Right Toe Back, Snap Heel To Floor
2& Step Left Toe Back, Snap Heel To Floor
3&4 Step Back On Right, Step Left By Right, Step Forward On Right
5& Step Left Heel Forward, Snap Toe To Floor
6& Step Right Heel Forward, Snap Toe To Floor
7&8 Rock Left To Left, Recover On Right, Cross Left Over Right - See Note - Step 23&24

TOE STRUTS BACK, RIGHT COASTER STEP, STEP, 1/2 PIVOT, FULL TRIPLE TURN RIGHT
9& Step Right Toe Back, Snap Heel To Floor
10& Step Left Toe Back, Snap Heel To Floor
11& 12Step Back On Right, Step Left By Right, Step Forward On Right
13-14 Step Forward on Left, 1/2 Pivot Right          6:00
15&16 Make Full Triple Turn Right Stepping Left, Right, Left          6:00
ALT: TRIPLE IN PLACE
17-32 REPEAT ABOVE You Will End Up Facing your Home Wall   12:00

SECTION B - Always Danced Facing Home Wall  - 12:00

SYNCOPATED CROSS STEP, ROCK, RECOVER 1/4 TURN, STEP, LOCK STEP, STEP, 1/2 PIVOT, STEP
1&2 Step Right Behind Left, Step Left To Left, Cross Right Over Left
3&4 Rock Left To Left, Recover On Right Making 1/4 Turn Right, Step Forward On Left        3:00
5&6 Step Forward On Right, Lock Left Behind Right, Step Forward on Right
7&8 Step Forward on Left, Make 1/2 Pivot Right, Step Forward On Left       9:00

CROSSING RIGHT TOE STRUT, SIDE LEFT TOE STRUT CROSS, UNWIND, CHARLESTON STEPS
9& Cross Right Toe Over Left, Snap Heel To Floor
10& Step Left Toe To Left, Snap Heel To Floor
11-12 Cross Right Over Left, Unwind            12:00
13-14 Touch Right Toe Forward, Step Back On Right
15-16 Touch Left Toe Back, Step Forward On Left

START AGAIN

SECTION C

RIGHT STEP LOCK STEP, SCUFF, LEFT STEP LOCK STEP STEP, 1/2 PIVOT, STEP, CLAP x 2
1&2 Step Forward On Right, Lock Left Behind Right, Step Forward on Right
& Scuff Left Past Right
3&4 Step Forward On Left, Lock Right Behind Left, Step Forward On Left
5&6 Step Forward on Right, Make 1/2 Pivot Left, Step Forward on Right       6:00
& Clap
7&8 Step Forward on Left, Make 1/2 Pivot Right, Step Forward On Left        12:00
& Clap
NOTE: On Ray Charles Version To Finish The Dance Facing Home Wall
Change the Full Triple Turn Into a 11/2 Turn Right

On Weather Girls Version To Finish Facing Home Wall
You Will Be On Steps 23&24 Simply Unwind