Huckleberry Jive

by  Jacqueline Naylor and Valerie Burnell (2000)

Time 4/4. 40bpm. Commence in Open Facing Position using Double Hold. Man
facing, lady backing wall. Lady dances normal counterpart unless stated. Footwork
is ball, flat, throughout.

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Count

KICK-KICK-SAILOR ROLL - CHASSE FWD IN PP -
3 TO 6 FLICK INTO BREAK - 3 TO 8 FALLAWAY - THROWAWAY -
1 TO 2 OF LINK

1 Kick LF fwd and across in CPP off the floor slight body turn to R DW against LOD 1
Kick LF diag fwd body returning to original position DW 2
LF back in Fallaway 1/8 to L 3
RF to side with part weight a
LF to the side to end in PP facing DW 4
2 RF fwd and across in PP to Chasse RLR 1a2
Point LF to side in PP without weight inclining body L 3
LF to side in PP small step straightening body 4
3 Point RF fwd and across in PP and CBMP without weight inclining the body to the R 1
  RF fwd in PP and CBMP small step straightening the body 2
  LF to side to chasse RLR lowering joined hands and leaning slightly L at the end of the chasse 3a4
4 RF fwd to chasse RLR leading lady to move away and release hold with R hand making 1/8 to the L 1a2
  LF back 3
  Replace weight fwd and to the RF 4

3 TO 5 OF CHANGE OF HANDS BEHIND BACK -
DOSEY DOE - CHASSE AWAY FROM PARTNER -
CROSS STEP - CHASSE WITH HIP
BUMP TWICE

5 Placing R hand over ladyís R hand and releasing hold with L hand LF fwd to chasse LRL leading lady fwd to manís R side 1a2
  RF to the side passing behind the lady and releasing hold (Lady LF steps across RF) 3
  LF back still facing LOD with lady now on manís left side (Lady RF back facing against LOD) 4
6 RF to the side to chasse RLR against LOD making 1/4 turn R to face wall (Lady LF to side to chasse LRL making 1/4 turn L down LOD to end facing wall) 1a2
  LF crosses over RF (Lady RF crosses over LF) 3
  RF back (Lady LF back) 4
7 LF to side to chasse LRL down LOD facing wall and taking ladyís R hand in his L hand on the last step of the chasse bump L hip to ladyís R hip whilst hopping on LF and lifting the R knee inclining the body slightly to the R (Lady chasse RLR against LOD facing wall and hops on her R foot inclining her body slightly to the L) 1a2
  RF to the side small steps to chasse RLR against LOD still facing wall and retaining L to R hand hold (Lady LF side to chasse small steps LRL down LOD facing wall) 3a4
8 LF crosses over RF (Lady RF crosses over LF) 1
  RF back (Lady LF back) 2
  LF side to chasse LRL down LOD facing wall still retaining L to R hand hold on the last step of the chasse bump L hip to ladyís R hip whilst hopping on LF and lifting the R knee inclining the body slightly to the R (Lady chasse RLR against LOD facing wall and hops on her R foot inclining her body slightly to the L) 3a4

CHASSE AWAY FROM PARTNER - 1 TO 5 ROLLING OFF
THE ARM - 1 TO 2 OF LINK-MERENGUE CHASSE - CHASSE

9 RF side small steps in chasse RLR against LOD facing wall and commencing to turn L (Lady LF side small steps to chasse LRL down LOD facing wall and commencing to turn R) 1a2
  LF back commencing to turn L (Lady RF back commencing to turn R) 3
  Replace weight forward to RF making 1/4 turn to end facing LOD and partner taking ladyís L hand in manís R hand (Lady replace weight to LF having made a 1/4 turn to R to end facing against LOD and partner) 4
10 Almost close LF to RF to chasse LRL turning 1/4 to R to end facing wall at the same time turn lady to her L to end on manís R side in the crook of his arm in R side by side position 1a2
  RF fwd to chasse RLR making no turn but leading lady to turn strongly to her R to roll out of the manís arm (Lady LF back to chasse LRL making1/2 turn R to end backing wall and facing partner) 3a4
11 LF back 1
  Replace weight forward to the RF taking double hand hold 2
  LF to the side 3
  RF closes to LF 4
12 LF to the side 1
  RF closes to LF 2
  LF to side to chasse LRL having made 1/8 of a turn R to back DC ending with the LF side and slightly fwd having led the lady to chasse to the side LRL ending with her RF side and slightly fwd between partnerís feet 3a4

WHIP - WALKS - SIDE CLOSE - 1 TO 2 LINK

13 RF crosses LF toe turned out 3/8 R to end facing centre 1
  LF to the side continue to turn R for a further 1/4 end facing LOD 2
  RF side very small step to chasse RLR making a 1/8 R to end backing DW in fallaway 3a4
14 LF back in fallaway turning lady R 1
  Replace weight forward to RF in PP commencing to turn lady L 2
  LF diagonally fwd to chasse LRL, leading lady to turn L 3a4
15 RF fwd and across in PP to chasse RLR turning lady R 1a2
  LF diagonally fwd turning lady L 3
  RF fwd and across in PP turning lady R 4
16 LF to side and slightly back making an 1/8 turn R to end facing wall and partner 1
  RF closes to LF taking double hand hold 2
  LF back 3
  Replace weight forward to the RF 4