Tear Stained Letters
Choreographed by Steve Mason - 01482 896614  steve-mason@westerndancers.freeserve.co.uk http://www.westerndancers.freeserve.co.uk 
Description 72 count, 4 wall, intermediate line dance
Music Tear Stained Letter by Nadine Somers - 184 BPM
Tear-Stained Letter by Patty Loveless - 186 BPM
Down At The Twist And Shout by Mary Chapin Carpenter - 192 BPM
High Test Love by Scooter Lee - 166 BPM
Lay Down Sally by Asleep At The Wheel

RIGHT HEEL, HOOK, FORWARD, TOUCH, SIDE, TOGETHER, GRAPEVINE
1-4	Touch right heel forward, hook right in front of left shin, step forward on right , touch left behind right 
5-8	Step left back, touch right beside left, touch right to right side, touch right beside left 
9-12	Step right to right side, cross step left behind right, step right to right side, touch left beside right
LEFT HEEL, HOOK, FORWARD, TOUCH, SIDE, TOGETHER, GRAPEVINE  TURN LEFT, SCUFF
13-16	Touch left heel forward, hook left in front of right shin, step forward on left,  touch right behind left 
17-20	Step right  back, touch left beside right, touch left to left side, touch left beside right 
21-24	Step left to left side, cross step right behind right, step left  turn to left side, scuff right forward
FORWARD, CLAP,  PIVOT, CLAP,  TURN TRIPLE STEP, HOLD
25-26	Step forward on right, hold & clap hands
27-28	Pivot  turn left, hold & clap hands
29-32	Step right  turn left, close left to right, step right  turn left, hold
	The above 4 counts are similar to a  turning shuffle, but on the full count, so will feel different
LEFT SLOW CHARLESTON, LEFT SLOW COASTER STEP, RIGHT SLOW CHARLESTON
33-36	Touch left toes back, hold, swinging left leg step left forward, hold
37-40	Swinging right leg touch toes forward, hold, swinging right leg step back, hold
41-44	Step left  back, step right beside left, step forward on left, hold
45-48	Touch right toes forward, hold, swinging right leg step right  back, hold
49-52	Swinging left leg touch toes back, hold, swinging left leg step forward, hold
WALK X 3, HOLD, FORWARD LEFT MAMBO, HOLD
53-56	Dipping down slightly walk forward right, left, right, hold
57-60	Rock step forward on left, recover weight back on to right, step slightly back on left, hold
 TURN RIGHT, STEP, HITCH, STEP,  TURN RIGHT, HITCH, BACK, LOCK, BACK, HOLD, SLOW COASTER
61-62	Make  turn right on ball of left while stepping forward on to right, hitch left knee & clap hands
63-64	Stepping forward on left while make  turn right on ball of left, hitch right knee & clap hands
65-68	Step back on right, lock step left over right, step back on right, hold
69-72	Step back on left, step right beside left, step forward on left, hold
REPEAT
Alternative steps
61-64	Step back on right , hitch left knee, step back on left , hitch right knee)
65-68	Full triple turn left, stepping left right, left, hold
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 April 2002