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Choreographed by Sue & Denny Inman
Description: 42 count, beginner/intermediate partner dance
Music: Black Velvet by Alannah Myles 92bpm / Alannah Myles / The Very Best Of
Black Velvet by Robin Lee 92bpm / Black Velvet
The Wanderer by Eddie Rabbitt 118bpm / Greatest Country Hits

Position:Dance is done in Western Open Position
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HEEL, TOGETHER, HEEL, TOGETHER:
1 Touch right heel forward
2 Touch right heel next to left
3 Touch right heel forward
4 Touch right heel next to left

STEP, TOUCH, CROSS, TOUCH:
5 Step forward on right and pivot turn to the right
6 Touch left toe to the left side
(Note: Man is behind lady with their hands over the lady's shoulders.)
7 Left steps across right foot
8 Touch right to the right side

CROSS, BACK, SIDE, TOGETHER: (THIS IS A REVERSE BOX STEP)
9 Right steps across left foot
10 Step left back
11 Step right to side
12 Left touch together

SIDE, BEHIND, SIDE, TOGETHER: (LEFT GRAPEVINE FOR THE MAN, LEFT TURNING GRAPEVINE FOR THE LADY)
13 Step left to side
14 Cross right behind left
15 Step left to side
16 Step right together

RIGHT, CENTER, LEFT, CENTER: (RISE UP ON BALLS OF FEET)
17 Heels touch right
18 Heels touch center
19 Heels touch left
20 Heels touch center

BACK, TWO, THREE, SCOOT:
("Drifts" back to Western Open Position facing Line-Of-Dance)
21 Step right back
22 Step left back
23 Step right back
24 Raise left knee and scoot on right foot

BOOGIE FRONT, BOOGIE BACK:
25 Step left forward and push left hip towards LOD
26 Bump hips left towards LOD again
27 Bump hips right to rear LOD
28 Bump hips right to rear LOD again

FRONT, BACK, FRONT, BACK, STEP, SCOOT:
29 Bump hips left towards LOD
30 Bump hips right to rear LOD
31 Bump hips left towards LOD
32 Bump hips right to rear LOD
33 Step left forward
34 Raise right knee and scoot on left foot

SHUFFLE RIGHT, SHUFFLE LEFT:
35& Step right forward, step left together
36 Step right forward
37& Step left forward, step right together
38 Step left forward

SHUFFLE RIGHT, SHUFFLE LEFT:
39& Step right forward, step left together
40 Step right forward
41& Step left forward, step right together
42 Step left forward

REPEAT
Stay basic for beginners. The more turns you do on vines the more difficult