SALTY DOG RAG (USA Novelty Dance)


Introduction: 8 beats
Formation: Partners in double circle facing CCW, skater's hold
Music: Rhythmically Moving #9 or Red Foley's Salty Dog Rag

Part I OUT/BACK, OUT/HOP, IN/BACK, IN/HOP
 FORWARD/HOP, FORWARD/HOP, FORWARD/HOP, FORWARD/HOP
(Part I 2X)
Beats  
1 Grapevine schottische sideward right (OUT) beginning R
3-4 Grapevine schottische sideward left (IN) beginning L
5-8 Step Hop, R, L, R, forward CCW
9-16 Repeat Part I, beats 1-8, and turn to face partner on count 16 (keep L hands held)

Chorus SIDE/BACK, SIDE/HOP, TURN/TURN, SIDE/HOP
 TURN/HOP, TURN/HOP, TURN/HOP, TURN/HOP (Chorus 2X)
1-2 Schottische sideward right beginning R (facing partner, L hands held)
3-4 Schottische with full 3-step turn CCW beginning L (release handhold)
5-8 4step-hops starting R, turning CW with partner one full turn (R forearms together)
9-16 Repeat Chorus, beats 1-8

Part II HEEL/STEP, HEEL/STEP, APART/TOGETHER, HEEL, LIFT
 FORWARD/HOP, FORWARD/HOP, FORWARD/HOP, FORWARD/HOP
 (Part II 2X)
1 Extend R heel forward
& Step R next to L
2 Extend L heel forward
& Step L next to R
3 Turn heels out (weight on both feet)
& Bring heels in
4 Touch R heel forward
& Raise R in front of L
5-8 Step Hop R, L, R, L forward (CCW)
9-16 Repeat Part II, beats 1-8 Chorus:
ChorusRepeat







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