Monday, April 29, 2013

Top 10 country western line dances

Top 10 country western line dances

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People perform line dances in rows, all facing the same direction. The dancers execute the same sequence of steps without any physical contact. The dances usually use Country Western music, but also share similarities with folk dancing. Although no official list of the top line dances exists, 38 Step, a blog dedicated to line dancing, frequently updates lists of its users' top 25 dances. This article uses the dances chosen in March 2010.

  1. Good Time

    • Good Time, a 40-count and four-wall line dance, ranks No. 1, according to 38 Step. Director Trey Fanjoy asked Jenny Cain to choreograph Alan Johnson's song of the same name to create a video of the world's longest line dance, using over 200 people.


    • The line dance Toes, choreographed by Rachael McEnaney, uses the song "Toes" by the Zac Brown Band. The dance, designed for beginners, has a 32 count and four walls.

    Casanova Cowboy

    • Casanova Cowboy, a beginner line dance created in October 2009, has a 32 count and uses four walls. It is danced to the music "Cowboy Casanova" by Carrie Underwood with choreography by Rob Fowler.

    Copperhead Road

    • Copperhead Road is defined as a classic line dance of unknown origin and uses a song of the same name by Steve Earl. It is a 24-count beginners' line dance.

    Tush Push

    • The classic line dance Tush Push" is suitable for intermediate dancers with a 40 count and four walls. Choreographed by Jim Ferrazzano, it can be danced to songs such as "Born to Boogie" by Hank Williams Jr. or "What I Was Thinking" by Dierks Bentley.


    • Tailgating or Found Tailgating has a 32 count and uses four walls. Choreographed by James "Jimbo" Krywko and J-Team Dancers for beginner and intermediate dancers, it can use the song "Cotton Eyed Joe" by the Rednex, played at 144 bpm.

    Chill Factor

    • The well-known line dance Chill Factor, choreographed by Daniel Whittaker and Hayley Westhead, suits intermediate dancers. It can use the music "Last Night" by Chris Anderson. The dance has a 48 count and uses four walls.

    The Freeze

    • The Freeze, also known as Strokin', is by an unknown choreographer and has a 24 count with four walls. It uses music of the same name by Clarence Carter, and suits beginner dancers.

    Electric Slide

    • The classic line dance Electric Slide received media attention in 2007 when the inventor, Richard Silver, accused dancers of copyright violations. According to CNET news, he claimed people were dancing the line dance incorrectly, and he asked for these videos to be removed from the Web.


    • Badonkadonk, a recently created line dance choreographed by Hot Pepper, has a 32 count and uses two walls. A West coast swing line dance for beginner and intermediate dancers, it uses the music "Honky Tonk Badonkadonk" by Trace Adkins.


Tags: line dance, four walls, count uses, intermediate dancers, line dances, classic line