Formation: Lines of three dancers facing counterclockwise around the hall like spokes
Music: Originally “Sherbrooke” on Grenn 15008. Music with a marching rhythm works
Download RTF file: Wild Turkey
25-32 – – – -; – – Walk forward;
1-8 – – – -; Center turn dancer on right by right;
9-16 – – – -; Center turn dancer on left by left;
17-24 – – – -; Centers forward;
25-32 – – – -; – – All Walk forward;
1-8 The lines of three walk forward 8 steps counterclockwise around the hall.
9-16 The center person of each line turns the person on their right with a right Arm Turn or hooked right elbow turn.
17-24 The same person turns the person on their left with a left Arm Turn or hooked elbow.
25-32 The center person moves ahead to join the next group.
Variation: The “Wild Turkey” center person can move forward to either end ahead making a new center person.
Choreography by: Bob Howell, Ohio
Source: Printed in CD Journal, March 2011
Usage: This is an excellent Beginner Party dance when it is desirable to mix everyone in a random way.
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