The Alligator Walk
Choreographed by  Rick & Deborah Bates bates@netnitco.net  (219) 365-8319
Description 48 count, intermediate partner dance: Right Open Promenade Position, holding inside
hands (Man's Right and Lady's Left). Partners on opposite footwork. Man's steps listed
Music Alligator Walk - Mojo Blues Band
Gonna Move Across The River - Bill Pinkney & The Original Drifters 128 BPM
Let's Get Loose - The Clovers

	FORWARD SHUFFLES, TO THE RIGHT ROLLING TURN (PARTNERS SWITCH SIDES), HOLD
1&2	Shuffle forward (right, left, right)
3&4	Shuffle forward (left, right, left)
	Release inside hands. Lady slightly ahead of man. Lady passes in front of man
5-6	Step to the right on right and begin a full t rolling turn o the right traveling to the right; 
	step on left and continue full rolling turn to the right
7-8	Step on right and complete full rolling turn to the right; hold
	Man takes up lady's right hand in his left. Partners now in the left open promenade position
	ALLIGATOR WALK, ROCKING CHAIR
	Whenever the band sings "they do the alligator walk" release inside hands and bring the arm 
	that's opposite of movement in front of body with hand turned inward at a 45 degree angle
9-10	Step left in front of right turning foot inward at a 45 degree angle; step right in front of left turning foot
	inward at a 45 degree angle
11-12	Step left in front of right turning foot inward at a 45 degree angle; step right in front of left turning foot 
	inward at a 45 degree angle
13-14	Step forward on left; rock back onto right 
15-16	Step back on left; rock forward onto right 
	FORWARD SHUFFLES, TO THE LEFT ROLLING TURN (PARTNERS SWITCH SIDES), HOLD
17&18	Shuffle forward (left, right, left)
19&20	Shuffle forward (right, left, right)
	Release inside hands. Lady slightly ahead of man. Lady passes in front of man
21-22	Step to the left on left and begin a full rolling turn to the left traveling to the left; step on right 
	and continue full rolling turn to the left
23-24	Step on left and complete full rolling turn to the left; hold
	Man takes up lady's left hand in his right returning to the Right Open Promenade Position
	ALLIGATOR WALK, ROCKING CHAIR
	Whenever the band sings "they do the alligator walk" release inside hands and bring the arm 
	that's opposite of foot movement in front of body with hand turned inward at a 45 degree angle
25-26	Step right in front of left turning foot inward at a 45 degree angle; step left in front of right turning foot 
	inward at a 45 degree angle
27-28	Step right in front of left turning foot inward at a 45 degree angle; step left in front of right turning foot 
	inward at a 45 degree angle
29-30	Step forward on right foot; rock back onto left 
31-32	Step back on right; rock forward onto left 
	Release inside hands
	TURNING SHUFFLES, ROCK STEPS
33&34	Shuffle forward (right, left, right) making a  turn to the left on these steps
	Man takes up lady's right hand in his left. Partners facing RLOD
35-36	Step back on left; rock forward onto right 
	Release inside hands
37&38	Shuffle forward (left, right, left) making a  turn to the right on these steps
	Man takes up lady's left hand in his right. Partners facing LOD
39-40	Step back on right; rock forward onto left 
	TURNING JAZZ SQUARES, SCUFFS
41-42	Cross right over left and step; step back on left 
43-44	Step a  turn to the right on right; scuff left next to right
	Partners now facing each other. Man faces OLOD and lady faces ILOD
45-46	Cross left over right and step; step back on right 
47-48	Step a  turn to the left on left; scuff right next to left
	Partners now facing LOD in the Right Open Promenade Position, holding inside hands
	Start Again

Every effort has been made to ensure these cue Sheets are accurate, Should you find any errors,
Please let me know via e-mail thank you...... Robert

http://www.arjjazedance.free-online.co.uk

August 2002