Nick-A-Jack
TYPE: 4 Wall Line DanceRATING: Intermediate
COUNT:48STEPS:48
CHOREOGRAPHED BY:Gloria Johnson
MUSIC: 166 BPM "Nickajack" by the River Road Band
AS PRINTED IN: The Dance Card - Nashville, TN (October 1997)
STEP DESCRIPTION

RIGHT HEEL AND TOE TOUCHES
1,2        Tap RIGHT heel forward twice;
3,4        Tap RIGHT toe back twice;
5,6        Tap RIGHT heel forward once; Cross-touch RIGHT toe over Left foot
7,8        Tap RIGHT heel forward once; Step RIGHT foot beside Left.

LEFT HEEL AND TOE TOUCHES
9,10      Tap LEFT heel forward twice;
11,12    Tap LEFT toe back twice;
13,14    Tap LEFT heel forward once; Cross-touch LEFT toe over Right foot;
15,16    Tap LEFT heel forward once; Step LEFT foot beside Right.

STEP-SLIDE, STEP-JUMP
17,18    Step RIGHT foot forward; Slide LEFT foot to Right;
19,20    Step RIGHT foot forward; Jump forward landing on both feet.

"NICKAJACK" STEP (SLOW, MODIFIED APPLEJACKS)
21         With weight on Right toe and Left heel... swivel RIGHT heel and LEFT toe to the left;
22         With weight still on Right toe and Left heel... swivel RIGHT heel and LEFT toe back to home
23         Switching weight to Right heel and Left toe... swivel RIGHT toe and LEFT heel to the right;
24         With weight still on Right heel and Left toe... swivel RIGHT toe and LEFT heel back to home
25         Switching weight to Right toe and Left heel... swivel RIGHT heel and LEFT toe to the left;
26         With weight still on Right toe and Left heel... swivel RIGHT heel and LEFT toe back to home
27         Switching weight to Right heel and Left toe... swivel RIGHT toe and LEFT heel to the right;
28         With weight still on Right heel and Left toe... swivel RIGHT toe and LEFT heel to the right.
(NOTE: Each swivel is done on a bass count rather than on the half-count. Dancers
who do Applejacks double time may do so as a variation to the printed steps.)

JAZZ BOX W. 1/2 TURN; STEP-SLIDE, STEP-JUMP
29,30    Cross-step RIGHT foot over Left; Step LEFT foot back;
31,32    Spinning 1/2 turn right, step on RIGHT foot; Step LEFT foot beside Right;
33,34    Step RIGHT foot forward; Slide LEFT foot next to Right;
35,36    Step RIGHT foot forward; Jump forward on both feet.

"NICKAJACK" STEP (SLOW, MODIFIED APPLEJACK STEP)
37         With weight on Right toe and Left heel... swivel RIGHT heel and LEFT toe to the left;
38         With weight still on Right toe and Left heel... swivel RIGHT heel and LEFT toe back to home
39         Switching weight to Right heel and Left toe... swivel RIGHT toe and LEFT heel to the right;
40         With weight still on Right heel and Left toe... swivel RIGHT toe and LEFT heel back to home
41         Switching weight to Right toe and Left heel... swivel RIGHT heel and LEFT toe to the left;
42         With weight still on Right toe and Left heel... swivel RIGHT heel and LEFT toe back to home
43         Switching weight to Right heel and Left toe... swivel RIGHT toe and LEFT heel to the right;
44         With weight still on Right heel and Left toe... swivel RIGHT toe and LEFT heel to the right.
(NOTE: Again, each swivel is done on a bass beat rather than on the half-count.
The double-time version can be done here.)

JAZZ BOX W. 1/4 TURN
45,46    Cross-step RIGHT foot over Left; Step LEFT foot back;
47,48    Turning 1/4 right, step on RIGHT foot; Step LEFT foot beside Right.

BEGIN DANCE AGAIN
ADDED TO THE ARCHIVES:   27 JUL 1997
Dance Copyright remains with choreographer named above. Step description layout Copyright 1994 - 2016 CrackerBilly LLC dba Country Time Dance Lines. Permission is given by Country Time Dance Lines to copy and teach as long as nothing is altered.
CHOREOGRAPHER CONTACT INFORMATION:
Gloria Johnson  (Updated 10 APR 2013)
Phone:(386) 218-4228
Address:Country Time Dance Lines; 2403 Lake Tiny Road, Deltona, FL 32738
Email: gloriaj@country-time.com    OR  gloriaj@cfl.rr.com
Website: http://www.gloriajohnson.us  AND www.country-time.com