YAKETY YAK
Choreographed by Rick & Deborah Bates (219) 365-8319 -  bates@netnitco.net -  www.rickbates.com 
Description 32 Count - Progressive Partner Dance, Right Open Promenade Position,
holding inside hands (Manís Right and Ladyís Left).  
Partners on same footwork unless noted  
Music Yakety Yak - The Coasters  

Forward Step-Slides, Forward Shuffles  
1-2 Step forward on RIGHT; Slide LEFT up behind Right heel and step  
3&4 Shuffle forward (RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT)  
5-6 Step forward on LEFT; Slide RIGHT up behind Left heel and step
7&8 Shuffle forward (LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT)


Diagonal Steps  
9-10 Take a long step forward and diagonally to the right on RIGHT; Take a long step forward and  
diagonally to the left on LEFT  
11-12  Take a long step forward and diagonally to the right on RIGHT; Take a long step forward and  
diagonally to the left on LEFT  

MAN

LADY
Jazz Square, Together   Jazz Square, Touch
13-14 Cross RIGHT over Left and step; 
Step back on LEFT
Cross RIGHT over Left and step; 
Step back on LEFT  
15-16 Step to the right on RIGHT
Step  LEFT next to Right 
Step to the right on RIGHT;
Touch LEFT next to Right

3/4 CW Rolling Turn, Together
 

3/4 CCW Rolling Turn, Touch  
Release inside hands. Manís Right and Ladyís Left. Lady passes in front of Man as 
partners switch sides....  
17-18 Step to the right on RIGHT and  begin a 3/4 CW 
rolling turn traveling to the right; Step on LEFT  
and continue 3/4 CW rolling turn  
Step to the left on LEFT and begin a 3/4 CCW rolling 
turn traveling to the left; Step on RIGHT and  
continue 3/4 CCW rolling turn  
19-20 Step on RIGHT and complete 3/4 CW rolling turn; 
Step LEFT next to Right 
Step on LEFT and complete 3/4 CCW rolling turn; 
Touch RIGHT next to Left
Partners now facing each other. Man faces ILOD and Lady faces OLOD. Lady to the right of Man.  

Syncopated Jump Back, Hold, Knee Pops  
& 21-22 Jump back on RIGHT; Jump LEFT next to Right; Hold  
23-24 Bend RIGHT knee inward; Straighten Right knee and bend LEFT knee inward  
Syncopated Jump Forward, Yakety Yak Hand Movement, Stomps  
&25 Straighten Left knee and jump forward on RIGHT; Jump LEFT next to Right  
26-27 Face partner, raise hands to neck level and squeeze fingers and thumbs together on both hand  
twice ( Just like in the chicken dance  
28& 29 Bring hands down and stomp in place on RIGHT; Stomp in place on LEFT; Stomp in place on RIGHT  

3-Count 3/4 CCW Rolling Turn

Step, Turning Step, Together
Lady passes in front of Man as partners switch sides....  
30-32 Step forward on LEFT and begin a  3/4 CCW 
rolling turn traveling toward  ILOD; Step on RIGHT
and continue  3/4 CCW rolling turn; Step on LEFT  
and complete 3/4 CCW rolling turn  
Step forward on LEFT: Step forward on RIGHT  
making a 1/4 turn CCW with the step: 
Step LEFT next to Right  
Man takes up Ladyís Left hand in his Right returning to the Right Open Promenade 
Position facing FLOD.  
-Begin Pattern Again-