Hickory Quickstep  

by Ian and Sue Webster (1997)

Time 4/4. Tempo 50bpm.   Commence in Normal Ballroom Hold, man facing, lady backing DC.  Man's steps described, lady dances normal counterpart unless otherwise stated.  First step of each subsequent sequence is slightly different to that written for commencement.  Check end of script for details.

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Timing

PROGRESSIVE CHASSE TO RIGHT - 1 TO 4 BACK LOCK STEP - 3 TO 6, BACKWARD SECTION, FOUR QUICK RUN

1 LF fwd facing DC, com to turn to L HT S
  RF to side, backing to wall, cont to turn to L T Q
  Close LF to RF, backing wall T Q
2 RF to side and slightly back, backing DW TH S
  LF back in CBMP PO, backing DW TH S
3 RF back, backing DW T Q
  Cross LF in front of RF, backing DW T Q
  RF back and slightly to R, backing DW T Q
  Lf back in CBMP PO, backing DW T Q
4 RF back and slightly to R, backing DW T Q
  Cross LF in front of RF, backing DW T Q
  RF back and slightly to R, backing DW TH S
IMPETUS TURN - OUTSIDE CHECK - 1 AND 2 TOP SPIN
5 LF back in CBMP OP, backing DW, com to turn to R TH S
  Close RF to LF, Heel Turn, cont to turn to R HT S
6 LF to side and slightly back, backing DC against LOD TH S
  RF back, backing DC against LOD, com to turn to L TH S
7 LF to side and slightly fwd, pointing to centre, cont to turn to L T S
  RF fwd in CBMP OP, Check, facing DC against LOD TH S
8 LF back in CBMP OP, backing LOD, cont to turn to L T S
  RF back, backing DC, cont to turn to L T S
2 TO 4 PROGRESSIVE CHASSE - WALK OP - RONDE - PROGRESSIVE CHASSE NO TURN - 1 OF TIPPLE CHASSE TO LEFT
9 LF to side and slightly fwd, pointing DW, cont to turn to L T Q
  Close RF to LF, facing DW T Q
  LF to side and slightly fwd, facing DW TH S
10 RF fwd in CBMP OP, facing DW H S
  Ronde LF fwd and back to cross in front of LF (Lady Ronde RF to cross behind LF) TH S
11 RF back, backing DC against LOD TH S
  LF to side along LOD, pointing DW T Q
  Close RF to LF, facing DW T Q
12 LF to side and slightly fwd, facing DW TH S
  RF fwd in CBMP OP, facing DW, com to turn to L HT S
2 TO 4 TIPPLE CHASSE TO LEFT - 2 TO 4 TIPPLE CHASSE TO RIGHT - ZIG-ZAG
13 LF to side, backing DC, cont to turn to L T Q
  Close RF to LF, backing LOD T Q
  LF to side, backing LOD, swaying to wall TH S
14 RF to side, pointing DC, com to turn to R, body turns less T Q
  Close LF to RF, facing DC, body turns less T Q
  RF to side and slightly fwd, preparing to step OP on L side, facing DC TH S
15 LF fwd in CBMP OP on L side, facing DC, com to turn to L HT S
  RF to side, backing DW TH S
16 LF back in CBMP PO on R side, backing DW, com to turn to R TH S
  RF to side and slightly fwd, pointing DC TH S
On bar 1, the first step in the second and subsequent sequence's will be as follows -
1 LF fwd in CBMP OP on L side, facing DC, com to turn to L HT S