Hot Potato
Choreographed by John H. Robinson

Description: 48 count, 4 wall, intermediate line dance
Music: Yoko by Cartoons
Make This A Special Night by Cool Notes
Note: When dancing to "Yoko" from the "Toonage" album, start with lyrics: "Well, she's my hot potato..."). To order music, contact John via email or phone

RIGHT SIDE, BEHIND & CROSS, RIGHT SIDE, BEHIND & CROSS, RIGHT ROCK, RECOVER
1-2 Right step side right, left step behind right
&3-4 Right step side right, left step across right, right step side right
5&6 Left step behind right, right step side right, left step across right
7-8 Right rock ball of foot forward, recover weight to left

RIGHT COASTER STEP, PADDLE TURN RIGHT, LEFT KICK & POINT, PADDLE TURN LEFT
1&2 Right step back ball of foot, left step next to right, right step forward
&3&4 Raise left foot hitching knee slightly while pivoting right, left toe touch side left, raise left foot hitching knee slightly while pivoting right, left toe touch side left
5&6 Left kick forward, left step next to right, right toe point side right
&7&8 Raise right foot hitching knee slightly while pivoting left, right toe touch side right, raise right foot hitching knee slightly while pivoting left, right toe touch side right

RIGHT ROCK, RECOVER, TRIPLE TURNING RIGHT, LEFT ROCK, RECOVER, TRIPLE TURNING LEFT
1-2 Right rock ball of foot forward, recover weight to left
3&4 Pivot right off left foot stepping right foot forward, left step forward instep to right heel, right step forward
5-6 Left rock ball of foot forward, recover weight to right
7&8 Pivot left off right foot stepping left foot forward, right step forward instep to left heel, left step forward

RIGHT POINT, CROSS, LEFT POINT, CROSS, RIGHT TOE-HEEL STRUT BACK, LEFT TOE-HEEL STRUT BACK
1-2 Right toe point side right, right step forward across left
3-4 Left toe point side left, left step forward across right
5-6 Right toe touch back, right heel drop to floor with weight
7-8 Left toe touch back, left heel drop to floor with weight

RIGHT TOE-HEEL STRUT BACK, LEFT KICK-BALL-CROSS, LEFT HEEL TAP X4 WITH ATTITUDE LEAN
1-2 Right toe touch back, right heel drop to floor with weight
3&4 Left sharp kick toward left diagonal, left step back ball of foot, right step across left
5-8 Left step towards left diagonal tapping left heel down, tap left heel 3 more times while gradually leaning over left foot (6, 7, 8)

& LEFT KICK, STEP DOWN, RIGHT CROSSOVER SHUFFLE, ROCK TURN LEFT, RECOVER, LEFT TRIPLE TURNING LEFT
&1-2 Shift weight to right foot, left kick toward left diagonal, left step down/slightly back
3&4 Right step across left, left small step side left, right step across left
5-6 Left rock ball of foot into turn left, recover weight to right
7&8 Pivot left off right foot stepping left foot forward, right step forward instep to left heel, left step forward

REPEAT