Wild Turkey

Formation: Lines of three dancers facing counterclockwise around the hall like spokes
Music: Originally “Sherbrooke” on Grenn 15008. Music with a marching rhythm works

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Intro or
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.

This page from http://dances.callerlab.org (CALLERLAB Dance Resource).

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