Honkey Tonk Two Step  

by Lorna Wanstall (1993)

Time 2/4, or 6/8. Tempo 50/52bpm.   Commence in  Upper Right Shadow Hold, both facing DC.  Man's steps described, lady dances normal counterpart unless otherwise stated.  On same foot for bars 1 to 7.

Bar

 

FWork

Timing

STEP, LOCK - STEP, LOCK - STEP, POINT
STEP, CLOSE - STEP, LOCK - STEP, LOCK - STEP, POINT

1 LF fwd DC (Lady LF fwd DC) H Q
  Cross RF behind LF BH Q
2 LF fwd DC H Q
  Cross RF behind LF BH Q
3 LF fwd DC H Q
  Point RF to side DW ww T Q
4 RF back, turning to R to face DW B Q
  Close LF to RF F Q
5 RF fwd, still facing DW H Q
  Cross LF behind RF BH Q
6 RF fwd, still facing DW H Q
  Cross LF behind RF BH Q
7 RF fwd, still facing DW H Q
  Point LF fwd DW ww T Q
8 LF back DC against LOD, releasing hold (Lady fwd, turning strongly to L to face man) BH Q
  Close RF to LF, facing DW, adopting Double Hold (Lady close RF to LF ww, facing DC against LOD) WF Q
BACK TWINKLE, LADY TURNING TO LEFT TO FACE MAN - SWIVEL AND POINT - SWIVEL AND POINT - WALK AND POINT, LADY TURNING TO RIGHT AND POINT - WALK AND POINT, LADY TURNING TO LEFT AND POINT - BACK LOCK
9 LF fwd DW (Lady RF back DW, swivelling to L on RF to end backing LOD) H Q
  Point RF to side DW ww (Lady point LF to side ww) T Q
10 RF fwd down LOD (Lady LF back down LOD, swivel to R on LF to backing DW) H Q
  Point LF to side ww, releasing hold with RH (Lady point RF to side ww) T Q
11 LF fwd DW, man's LH to lady's RH, release lady's LH, raising joined hands (Lady turning to R, RF fwd DC against LOD OP on her R side) H Q
  RF fwd DW, changing sides (Lady LF to side, cont to turn slightly to R, end facing DC, changing sides) H Q
12 LF fwd down LOD (Lady RF fwd down LOD) H Q
  Point RF to side down LOD ww (Lady point LF to side ww) T Q
13 RF fwd down LOD (Lady turning to L, LF fwd DC) H Q
  LF fwd down LOD (Lady RF back against LOD, still turning slightly to L) H Q
14 RF fwd down LOD (Lady LF to side, still turning to L) H Q
  Point LF to side ww, facing LOD (Lady point RF fwd ww, down LOD) T Q
15 LF fwd down LOD (Lady RF fwd, turning to R) H Q
  RF to side DW, man's RH to lady's LH (Lady LF to side, still turning to R, backing centre, changing hold, lady's LH in man's RH) B Q
16 LF back against LOD (Lady RF back down LOD) BH Q
  Cross RF in front of LF, moving against LOD (Lady cross LF in front of RF) BH &
  LF back against LOD (Lady LF back down LOD) BH Q
CHANGE PLACES - WALK AND POINT, LADY TURNING TO LEFT AND POINT - WALK AND POINT, LADY TURNING TO RIGHT AND POINT - WALK, TURN AND BACK LOCK - SIDE, CLOSE, SIDE CLOSE
17 RF fwd to centre (Lady turning to L under man's arm, LF fwd to wall, changing sides) B Q
  LF fwd DC (Lady RF fwd DW) H Q
18 RF fwd down LOD (Lady LF fwd down LOD) H Q
  Point LF to side ww, facing LOD (Lady point RF to side ww) T Q
19 LF fwd down LOD (Lady RF fwd DW, turning to R) H Q
  RF fwd down LOD (Lady LF back down LOD, still turning slightly to R) H Q
20 LF fwd down LOD (Lady RF fwd DC, still turning slightly to R) H Q
  Point RF to side ww (Lady point LF fwd ww) T Q
21 RF fwd down LOD (Lady LF fwd, turning to L) H Q
  LF to side DC, man's LH to lady's RH (Lady RF to side, still turning slightly to L, backing to wall) B Q
22 RF back against LOD (Lady LF back down LOD) BH Q
  Cross LF in front of RF, moving against LOD (Lady cross RF in front LF) BH &
  RF back against LOD (Lady LF back down LOD, turning to R to face centre and partner, adopting Double Hand Hold) BH Q
23 LF to side, taking Double Hold, facing LOD (Lady RF to side along LOD) B Q
  Close RF to LF, facing wall (Lady close LF to RF) BH Q
24 LF to side, facing wall (Lady RF to side along LOD) B Q
  Close RF to LF, facing wall (Lady close LF to RF) BH Q
STEP AND SWING TO LOW AERIAL - STEP AGAINST LOD AND CLOSE WW - SOLO TURN TO LEFT, LADY TO RIGHT, AND CLOSE - ROTARY CHASSE
25 LF to side, facing wall (Lady RF to side, turning slightly to R) H Q
  Swing RF fwd DW into Medium Aerial (Lady swing LF DC to Low Aerial) - Q
26 RF to side, facing wall (Lady LF to side against LOD) BH Q
  Close LF to RF ww, facing DW against LOD, releasing hold (Lady close RF to LF ww, facing DC against LOD, releasing hold) B Q
27 LF fwd DC, turning to L (Lady RF fwd DW, turning to R) H Q
  RF to side, facing centre (Lady LF to side, backing DC) B Q
28 LF to side, facing wall (Lady RF back down LOD) BH Q
  Close RF to LF, facing wall (Lady close LF to RF, facing centre and partner, adopting Ballroom Hold) F Q
Rotary Chasse ending.
29 LF to side DW cont turning R (Lady RF to side DW cont turning R) B Q
  RF closes to LF backing DC cont turning R (Lady LF closes to RF facing DC cont turning R) BH a
  LF back down LOD cont turning R (Lady RF fwd down LOD cont turning R) B Q
30 RF to side down LOD turning R to face centre (Lady LF to side down LOD turning R to backing centre) B Q
  LF closes to RF turning R to face DC (Lady RF closes to LF turning R to backing DC) BH a
  RF fwd down LOD cont turning R to facing DW (Lady LF back down LOD cont turning R to backing DW) H Q
31 LF to side DW cont turning R (Lady RF to side DW cont turning R) B Q
  RF closes to LF backing DC cont turning R (Lady LF closes to RF facing DC cont turning R) BH a
  LF back down LOD cont turning R (Lady RF fwd down LOD cont turning R) B Q
32 RF to side down LOD turning R to face centre (Lady LF to side down LOD turning R to backing centre) B Q
  LF closes to RF turning R to face DC (Lady RF closes to LF turning R to backing DC) BH and
  RF fwd down LOD cont turning R to facing LOD (Lady LF back down LOD cont turning R to facing LOD) moving into Open Extended Hold H Q