Melody Foxtrot

unknown origin

Time 4/4. Tempo 30bpm.  Dance in loose Ballroom Hold, man facing, lady backing LOD.  Man's steps only described.  Lady dances normal counterpart.

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Timing
BOX STEP - TWO FWD WALKS -
BACKWARD WALK AND TWINKLE - LOCK STEP
1 LF fwd down LOD S
RF to side to wall Q
LF closes to RF Q
2 RF back against LOD S
LF to side to centre Q
RF closes to LF Q
3 LF fwd down LOD S
RF fwd down LOD (check) S
4 LF back against LOD Q
RF closes to LF against LOD Q
LF fwd down LOD Q
RF crosses behind LF Q
BOX STEP - TWO FWD WALKS -
BACKWARD WALK AND TWINKLE - LOCK STEP
5 LF fwd down LOD S
RF to side to wall Q
LF closes to RF Q
6 RF back against LOD S
LF to side to centre Q
RF closes to LF Q
7 LF fwd down LOD S
RF fwd down LOD (check) S
8 LF back against LOD Q
RF closes to LF against LOD Q
LF fwd down LOD Q
RF crosses behind LF Q
CHECKED FEATHER DOWN LOD - BACKWARD WALKS -
FEATHER AGAINST LOD - TWO WALKS WITH CHECK -
BACKWARD WALKS - FEATHER DOWN LOD
9 LF fwd OP R shoulder to R shoulder S
RF fwd DW, OP R shoulder to R shoulder (check) S
10 LF back DC against LOD turning R to face wall Q
RF to side against LOD Q
LF fwd against LOD slightly DW against LOD, OP L shoulder to L shoulder S
11 RF fwd against LOD slightly DW against LOD, OP L shoulder to L shoulder S
LF fwd against LOD slightly DW against LOD, OP L shoulder to L shoulder (check) S
12 RF back DC turning L to face wall Q
LF to side down LOD Q
RF fwd down LOD, slightly DW, OP R shoulder to R shoulder S
TWO WALKS WITH CHECK - BACKWARD WALKS AND TWINKLE -
FWD WALKS AND SIDE STEP
13 Moving into line with partner, and turning L to facing LOD, LF fwd down LOD S
Now square to partner, RF fwd down LOD (check) S
14 LF back against LOD Q
RF back against LOD Q
LF back against LOD Q
RF close to LF against LOD Q
15 LF fwd down LOD S
RF fwd down LOD S
16 LF fwd down LOD Q
RF fwd down LOD Q
LF diagonally fwd, DC Q
RF closes to LF Q