Square Tango

There are several versions of this old-time dance.  First version 1922.
This version was recorded

by  Neil and Lesley Marshall (1989)

Time 4/4. 48bpm. Commence in Normal Ballroom Hold.  Man facing, lady backing LOD.  Man's steps described, lady dances counterpart.

Bar

Count

BOX STEP AND DRAG

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 to side to centre wide step S
RF closes to LF ww S
4 RF to side to wall wide step S
LF closes to RF ww S
REPEAT BARS 1 TO 4
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 to side to centre wide step S
RF closes to LF ww S
8 RF to side to wall wide step S
LF closes to RF ww S
WALKS AND ROCK TURN
9 LF fwd down LOD S
RF fwd down LOD S
10 LF fwd down LOD Q
RF fwd down LOD Q
LF fwd down LOD S
11 RF fwd down LOD S
LF fwd down LOD Q
RF fwd down LOD Q
12 LF fwd com to turn R S
RF fwd to face wall S
13 Replace weight back to LF S
RF back to centre S
14 LF fwd turning R S
RF fwd DW against LOD S
15 Rock back to LF turning R S
Rock fwd on RF still turning S
16 Rock back on LF facing DC S
RF back against LOD S