ON THE BRIGHT SIDE

Choreographer: Bill Larson

Song: ‘On The Bright Side of the Road’ by Van Morrison

Start on main vocals

4 Wall 64 Count Intermediate

 

Sunshine Coast, Qld, Australia

bill_larson@hotmail.com        www.hop.to/lonestar

 

Steps

Actual Footwork

Direction

Calling Suggestion

 

 

Section 1

1,2,3,4

5,6

7,8

 

Vine Left Hold, Step Pivot Step Pivot

Step L to side, Step R behind L, Step L to side, Hold

Step R fwd, Pivot 1/2 Turn L

Step R fwd, Pivot 1/2 turn L

 

 

Left

Turning Left

Turning Left

 

 

Vine Left, Hold

Step Turn

Step Turn

 

Section 2

1,2

3,4

5,6

7,8

 

Vine Right Turn Hold, Step Turn Cross Hold

Step R to side, Step L behind R

Step R to side with 1/4 R, Hold

Step L fwd, turning 1/4 turn R Rock weight onto R

Cross L over R, Hold

 

 

Right

 

Turning R

 

 

Vine Right Turn

 

Step Turn

Cross Hold

 

Section 3

1,2

3,4

5,6

7,8

 

Side Rock Cross Hold, 1/4 R, 1/4 R Cross Hold

Step R to side, Recover weight onto L

Cross R over in front of L, Hold

turning 1/4 R Step L back, turning 1/4 R Step R to side

Cross L over in front of R, Hold

 

 

On the Spot

 

Turning R

On the Spot

 

 

Side Rock

Cross Hold

Turn Turn

Cross Hold

 

Section 4

1,2

3,4

5,6

7,8

 

Side Rock Cross Hold, 1/4 R, 1/2 R Step Hold

Step R to side, Recover weight onto L

Cross R over in front of L, Hold

turning 1/4 R Step L back, turning 1/2 R Step R fwd

Step L fwd, Hold

 

 

On the Spot

 

Turning R

On the Spot

 

 

Side Rock

Cross Hold

3/4 Turn

Step Hold

 

Section 5

1

2

3,4

5,6

7,8

 

Heel Grind Stomp Hold, Jazz Turn Right

Step R heel fwd with toe turned in

Grinding heel outward Step down on foot

Step L beside R, Hold

Cross R over L, Step back on L

turning 1/4 R Step R to fwd, Step L beside R

 

 

On the Spot

 

 

 

Turning R

 

 

Heel Grind

 

Step Hold

Jazz 1/4 Turn R

 

Section 6

1,2

3,4

5,6,7,8

 

Step Pivot, Step Pivot, Vine Right Hold

Step R fwd, Pivot 1/2 Turn L

Step R fwd, Pivot 1/2 turn L

Step R to side, Step L behind R, Step R to side, Hold

 

 

On the spot

 

Forward

 

 

Step Turn

Step Turn

Vine Right, Hold

 

Section 7

1,2

3,4

5,6,7,8

 

Cross Rock Turn Hold, Vine Right Hold

Cross L over R, Recover weight onto R

turning 1/4 L Step L fwd, Hold

Step R to side, Step L behind R, Step R to side, Hold

 

 

On the spot

Turning Left

Right

 

 

Cross Rock

1/4 Turn Hold

Vine Right Hold

 

Section 8

1,2

3,4

5,6

7,8

 

Cross Rock Turn Hold, Mambo 3/4 Turn Hold

Cross L over R, Recover weight onto R

turning 1/4 L Step L fwd, Hold

Step R fwd, Recover weight onto L

Turning a3/4 R Step R fwd, Hold

 

 

On the spot

Turning Left

On the Spot

Turning R

 

 

Cross Rock

1/4 Turn Hold

Mambo 3/4 Turn