WHEN IT’S CHRISTMAS TIME IN TEXAS

 

Dance By:      Goldie & Earl Restorff   19915 NW. Meadowlake Rd. Yamhill, Or 97148

Telephone # 503-852-6067   E-Mail gold@onlinemac.com

Record:           COL-90158: When Its Christmas time in Texas Artist: George Strait

Footwork:       Opposite, Directions for man (Woman’s in parentheses)

RoundaLab:   Phase II + one(Fishtail)

Rhythm:          Two Step                                             Record Speed:   43 ˝ RPM

Sequence:       Intro-A-A-B-C-A-A-B-C(1-8 )-End

 

                                                                      ‘INTRO’

 

1-4                   Bfly/wall Wait 2 ; ; Back away 3 ; Tog 3 ;

Back away 2,3 to ctr (w to wall) ; Tog 2,  3 to bfly ;

5-8                   Slow side close twice ;;  side thru ; walk & pick up ;

side left, close right;  side left, close right; side left, xrif to semi,; walk L,R, picking woman up in cp/lod.

                                                                            ‘A’

1-4                   2 fwd two steps ; ; progressive scissors to banjo ; ;

Fwd l, cl R, -; fwd R, cl L, Fwd R,-; sd L, Cl  R, Xlifr (W xib ) scar -; sd R, cl L, XrifL (w xib) BJ O to checking action, -;

5-8                   Fishtail ; walk 2 ; slow pivot 2 to Semi Rev ; walk 2 ;

xLibR (W xiF , side R, fwd L, lk Ribb (W lk Lif ) ; walk L, R turning to face close ; slow fwd L  trn-, bk R (W, bk  trn - fwd- ) :to

Semi Reverse ; walk L, R, ;

9-12                 Circle away 2 two steps ; ; Strut tog 4 ; ;

Curving rt twd wall (W lf twd coh ) fwd L,cl R, fwd L,-; Fwd R, cl L, Fwd R,- to fc lod ; Curving twd ptr fwd L,- R-;

Tog L,-R,- to join lead hands ; ( rlod)

13-16               Lace across ; fwd 2 step ; Lace back ; Walk & pick up ;

fwd l, cl R diag fwd L crossing bhd W (W diag fwd R, cl L, fwd R crossing in fnt of M under jnd lead hands ) to op, rlod,-;

fwd R, cl L, fwd R,-; diag fwd L, cl R, fwd L crossing bhd W (W diag fwd crossing in fnt of M under jnd trail  hands ) to                            op.lod,-; fwd R,- cl L,  fwd R, - picking W up to CP /Rlod ;

 

 ‘A’

1-4                   2 fwd two steps ; ; progressive scissors to banjo ; ;

Fwd l, cl R, -; fwd L,- ; fwd R  cl L, Fwd R,-; sd L, Cl  R, Xlifr (W xib ) scar -; sd R, cl L, XrifL (w xib) BJ O to checking

 action, -;

5-8                   Fishtail ; walk 2 ; slow pivot 2 to Semi ; walk 2 ;

xLibR (W xiF , side R, fwd L, lk Ribb (W lk Lif ) ; walk L, R turning to face close ; slow fwd L trn-, Bk R.(W bk trn -,fwd- )                     :to Semi  ;  walk L, R, ;

9-12                 Circle away 2 two steps ; ; Strut tog 4 ; ;

Curving lf twd coh (W rf twd wall ) fwd L,cl R, fwd L,-; Fwd R, cl L, Fwd R,- to fc rlod ; Curving twd ptr fwd L,- R-;

Tog L,-R,- to join lead hands ; (lod)

13-16               Lace across ; fwd 2 step ; Lace back ; Fwd Face Close ;

fwd l, cl R diag fwd L crossing bhd W (W diag fwd R, cl L, fwd R crossing in fnt of M under jnd lead hands ) to lop,lod,-;

fwd R, cl L, fwd R,-; diag fwd L, cl R, fwd L crossing bhd W (W diag fwd crossing in fnt of M under jnd trail  hands ) to                            op.lod,-;   fwd R, fwd L, turning to fc, cl R , CP/wall ;

                                                                                                     ‘B’

1-4                   Left Turning Box ; ; ; ;

sd L ,cl R ,fwd L trn ,-;sd R ,cl L ,bk R  trn,-; sd L ,cl R ,fwd L  trn,-; sd R ,cl L ,bk R  trn,-; ( sd R, cl L, bk R trn,-;

Sd L, cl R, fwd L trn,-; Sd R, cl L, Bk R trn,-; Sd L, cl R, Sd L fwd  trn ,-;

5-8                   Open vine 4 ; ; side draw close twice ; ;

sd L fcng ptr rel trail hnds, -,xrib (W xlib ),-; sd L,-, xrif (W xlif ) to cp/wall - ; Sd L,cl R,-; Sd L , Cl R,-;

             


9-12                 Left Turning Box ; ; ; ;

sd L ,cl R ,fwd L trn ,-;sd R ,cl L ,bk R  trn,-; sd L ,cl R ,fwd L  trn,-; sd R ,cl L ,bk R  trn,-; ( sd R, cl L, bk R trn,-;

Sd L, cl R, fwd L trn,-; Sd R, cl L, Bk R trn,-; Sd L, cl R, Sd L fwd  trn ,-;

13-16               Open vine 4 ; ; side draw close twice ; ;

sd L fcng ptr rel trail hnds, -,xrib (W xlib ),-; sd L,-, xrif (W xlif ) to cp/wall - ; Sd L,cl R,-; Sd L , Cl R,-;

 

                                                                                                     ‘C’

1-4                   Traveling Box ; ; ; ;

cp/wall sd L, cls R, fwd L trn,-; Scp Rlod fwd R,- fwd L,-; sd R, cl  L, bk R  trn ,-; scp lod,-, fwd R,- fwd L,-; (W sd R, cl L, 

Bk R trn,-; scp Rlod,  fwd L, fwd R,-;sd L, cl R, fwd L trn,-; scp lod, fwd L, fwd R,-;)

5-8                   2 Turning two steps ; ; Hitch 6 ; ;

cp/wall sd L,cl R, sd L twd dw (W fwd R twd lod heeel lead ) and trn ˝ rf,-; cp .coh sd R, cl L,fwd R twd lod heel lead (W sd L                  twd dw) trn rf to scp/lod,-; fwd L, cl R, Bk L,-; Bk R, cl L, Fwd R,-;

9-12                 Circle away 2 two steps ; ; strut together 4 ; ;

repeat measures 9-12 of part A ending in CP/ Wall

13-16               Half a Box ; scissors thru ; Hitch ; Hitch & Scissors to Bjo ;

sd L, cl R, fwd L,-; sd L,cl R, xlif to scp/lod ,-; (xRif ) fwd L, cl R, bk L,-; bk R, cl L, fwd R,-;(W fwd R, cl L, bk R,-;

fwd R trn, cl L, Xrif to bjo ,-;)      

 

 

 

                                                                          ‘End’

1-4                   Circle away 2 two steps ; ; strut together 4 ; ;

repeat 1-4 of part C.

5-8                   Half a Box ; scissors thru ; Twirl 2 ; apart , point.;

repeat measures 5-6 of part C.; ; sd L , xrib, sd L,-; ( W sd fwd with R turn 1/2, sd and bk continuning with turn to fc ,-;)

Step bk on R, point with L,-;4