"The Electric "

The Complete Choreography

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"The Electric"

copyright 1976

Published 1994 copyright 2006

Managed by: Beigelman & Assoc.  212-230-1300

As performed June 1976 at VAMPS NYC

By The Silver Star Dance Troupe (20)

CHOREOGRAPHER: Ric Silver

Danced to: ‘Electric Boogie’ by Marcia Griffiths Words & Music by Neville Livingston

STEP DESCRIPTION:

Lyric: "It’s Electric"

8 counts – walk into position (4 lines of 5)

1,2 Step to the right on RIGHT foot; Step LEFT foot behind Right foot;

3,4 Step to the right on RIGHT foot; Touch LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

5,6 Step to the left on LEFT foot; Step RIGHT foot behind Left foot;

7,8 Step to the left on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot next to Left foot (clap)

9,10,11 Walk back stepping on RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT

12 Touch LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

13,14 Step forward on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot toe to Left heel (clap)

15,16 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Touch LEFT foot toe to Right toe (snap)

17,18 Step forward on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot toe to Left heel (clap)

19,20 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Touch LEFT foot toe to Right toe (snap)

21,22 Step forward on LEFT foot turning foot 1/4 turn to left; Hop onto left foot

23,24 Turn to the right on RIGHT foot; step onto LEFT foot;

25,26 Turn to the right on RIGHT foot; LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

27,28 Turn to the left on LEFT foot; Step RIGHT foot ;

29,30 Turn to the left on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot next to Left foot (clap)

31,32,33 Turning back stepping on RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT

34 Touch LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

35,36 Step forward on LEFT foot; Kick RIGHT foot (clap)

37,38 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Extend LEFT foot behind slapping floor (snap)

39,40 Step forward on LEFT foot; Kick RIGHT foot (clap)

41,42 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Extend LEFT foot behind slapping floor (snap)

43,44 Step forward on LEFT foot forward in Prep Position; Hop onto Left foot turning 1 & rotations in air

1,2 Step to the right on RIGHT foot; Slide(drag) LEFT foot beside Right foot; Step to the right on RIGHT foot; Slide LEFT foot beside Right foot;

3,4 Step to the right on Right foot; Slide Left foot beside Right foot; Step to the right on Right foot; Touch LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

5,6 Step to the left on Left foot; Slide Right foot beside Left foot; Step to the left on Left foot; Slide Right foot beside left foot;

7,8 Step to the left on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot next to Left foot (clap)

9,10,11Walk back sliding feet along floor on RIGHT, LEFT, and RIGHT

12 Touch LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

13,14 Step forward on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot toe to Left heel (clap)

15,16 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Touch LEFT foot toe to Right toe (snap)

17,18 Step forward on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot toe to Left heel (clap)

19,20 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Touch LEFT foot toe to Right toe (snap)

21,22 Step forward on LEFT foot turning foot 1/4 turn to left; Hop onto left foot

23,24 Step right on Right foot; turning turn step right on Left foot

25,26 turning turn step right on right foot; touch left foot next to right foot (clap)

27,28 Step left with Left foot; turning rotation step left on Right foot

29,30 Turning turn step left on Left foot; touch Right foot next to Left foot (clap)

31,32,33 Sliding feet backwards R; L; R

34 Touch Left foot next to Right foot

35,36 Step forward on Left foot; Kick Right foot to Left side

37,38 Step back on Right foot; cross left foot behind Right foot and kneel

39,40 Step forward on Left foot; Kick Right foot to Left side

41,42 Step back on Right foot; cross left foot behind Right foot and kneel

43,44 Place Left foot in Preparation position (4th Position); Tour en Lair (1 revolutions)

 

1,2 Step to the right on RIGHT foot; Step LEFT foot behind Right foot;

3,4 Step to the right on RIGHT foot; Touch LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

5,6 Step to the left on LEFT foot; Step RIGHT foot behind Left foot;

7,8 Step to the left on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot next to Left foot (clap)

9,10,11 Walk back stepping on RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT

12 Touch LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

13,14 Step forward on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot toe to Left heel (clap)

15,16 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Touch LEFT foot toe to Right toe (snap)

17,18 Step forward on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot toe to Left heel (clap)

19,20 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Touch LEFT foot toe to Right toe (snap)

21,22 Step forward on LEFT foot turning foot 1/4 turn to left; Hop onto left foot

23,24 Step to the right on RIGHT foot; Slide(drag) LEFT foot beside Right foot; Step to the right on RIGHT foot; Slide LEFT foot beside Right foot;

25,26 Step to the right on Right foot; Slide Left foot beside Right foot; Step to the right on Right foot; Touch LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

27,28 Step to the left on Left foot; Slide Right foot beside Left foot; Step to the left on Left foot; Slide Right foot beside left foot;

29,30 Step to the left on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot next to Left foot (clap)

31,32,33 Walk back sliding feet along floor on RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT

34Touch LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

35,36 Step forward on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot toe to Left heel (clap)

37,38 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Touch LEFT foot toe to Right toe (snap)

39,40 Step forward on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot toe to Left heel (clap)

41,42 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Touch LEFT foot toe to Right toe (snap)

43,44 Step forward on LEFT foot turning foot 1/4 turn to left; Hop onto left foot

 

1,2 Step to the right on RIGHT foot; Slide(drag) LEFT foot beside Right foot; Step to the right on RIGHT foot; Slide LEFT foot beside Right foot;

3,4 Step to the right on Right foot; Slide Left foot beside Right foot; Step to the right on Right foot; Touch LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

5,6 Step to the left on Left foot; Slide Right foot beside Left foot; Step to the left on Left foot; Slide Right foot beside left foot;

7,8 Step to the left on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot next to Left foot (clap)

9,10,11Walk back sliding feet along floor on RIGHT, LEFT, and RIGHT

12 Touch LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

13,14 Step forward on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot toe to Left heel (clap)

15,16 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Touch LEFT foot toe to Right toe (snap)

17,18 Step forward on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot toe to Left heel (clap)

19,20 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Touch LEFT foot toe to Right toe (snap)

21,22 Step forward on LEFT foot turning foot 1/4 turn to left; Hop onto left foot

23,24 Step to the right on RIGHT foot; Step LEFT foot behind Right foot;

25,26 Step to the right on RIGHT foot; Touch LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

27,28 Step to the left on LEFT foot; Step RIGHT foot behind Left foot;

29,30 Step to the left on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot next to Left foot (clap)

31,32,33 Walk back stepping on RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT

34 Touch LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

35,36 Step forward on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot toe to Left heel (clap)

37,38 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Touch LEFT foot toe to Right toe (snap)

39,40 Step forward on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot toe to Left heel (clap)

41,42 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Touch LEFT foot toe to Right toe (snap)

43,44 Step forward on LEFT foot turning foot 1/4 turn to left; Hop onto left foot *

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1,2 Turn to the right on RIGHT foot (single); step onto LEFT foot;

3,4 Turn to the right on RIGHT foot(single); LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

5,6 Turn to the left on LEFT foot(single); Step RIGHT foot ;

7,8 Turn to the left on LEFT foot(Single); Touch RIGHT foot next to Left foot (clap)

9,10,11 Turning back stepping on RIGHT(single-in), LEFT(single-out), RIGHT(single-in)

12 Touch LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

13,14 Step forward on LEFT foot; Kick RIGHT foot (clap)

15,16 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Extend LEFT foot behind slapping floor (snap)

17,18 Step forward on LEFT foot; Kick RIGHT foot (clap)

19,20 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Extend LEFT foot behind slapping floor (snap)

21,22 Step forward on LEFT foot forward in Prep Position; Hop onto Left foot turning 1 & rotations in air

23,24 Turn to the right on RIGHT foot; step onto LEFT foot;

25,26 Turn to the right on RIGHT foot; LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

27,28 Turn to the left on LEFT foot; Step RIGHT foot ;

29,30 Turn to the left on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot next to Left foot (clap)

31,32,33 Turning back stepping on RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT

34 Touch LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

35,36 Step forward on LEFT foot; Kick RIGHT foot (clap)

37,38 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Extend LEFT foot behind slapping floor (snap)

39,40 Step forward on LEFT foot; Kick RIGHT foot (clap)

41,42 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Extend LEFT foot behind slapping floor (snap)

43,44 Step forward on LEFT foot forward in Prep Position; Hop onto Left foot turning 1 & rotations in air

Music Interlude:

1,2 Step to the right on RIGHT foot; Step LEFT foot behind Right foot;

3,4 Step to the right on RIGHT foot; Touch LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

5,6 Step to the left on LEFT foot; Step RIGHT foot behind Left foot;

7,8 Step to the left on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot next to Left foot (clap)

9,10,11 Walk back stepping on RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT

12 Touch LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

13,14 Step forward on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot toe to Left heel (clap)

15,16 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Touch LEFT foot toe to Right toe (snap)

17,18 Step forward on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot toe to Left heel (clap)

19,20 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Touch LEFT foot toe to Right toe (snap)

21,22 Step forward on LEFT foot turning foot 1/4 turn to left; Hop onto left foot

Lyric Back In:

23,24 Turn to the right on RIGHT foot; step onto LEFT foot;

25,26 Turn to the right on RIGHT foot; LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

27,28 Turn to the left on LEFT foot; Step RIGHT foot ;

29,30 Turn to the left on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot next to Left foot (clap)

31,32,33 Turning back stepping on RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT

34 Touch LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

35,36 Step forward on LEFT foot; Kick RIGHT foot (clap)

37,38 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Extend LEFT foot behind slapping floor (snap)

39,40 Step forward on LEFT foot; Kick RIGHT foot (clap)

41,42 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Extend LEFT foot behind slapping floor (snap)

43,44 Step forward on LEFT foot forward in Prep Position; Hop onto Left foot turning 1 & rotations in air

1,2 Step to the right on RIGHT foot; Slide(drag) LEFT foot beside Right foot; Step to the right on RIGHT foot; Slide LEFT foot beside Right foot;

3,4 Step to the right on Right foot; Slide Left foot beside Right foot; Step to the right on Right foot; Touch LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

5,6 Step to the left on Left foot; Slide Right foot beside Left foot; Step to the left on Left foot; Slide Right foot beside left foot;

7,8 Step to the left on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot next to Left foot (clap)

9,10,11Walk back sliding feet along floor on RIGHT, LEFT, and RIGHT

12 Touch LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

13,14 Step forward on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot toe to Left heel (clap)

15,16 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Touch LEFT foot toe to Right toe (snap)

17,18 Step forward on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot toe to Left heel (clap)

19,20 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Touch LEFT foot toe to Right toe (snap)

21,22 Step forward on LEFT foot turning foot 1/4 turn to left; Hop onto left foot

23,24 Turn to the right on RIGHT foot(single); step onto LEFT foot;

25,26 Turn to the right on RIGHT foot(single); LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

27,28 Turn to the left on LEFT foot(single); Step RIGHT foot ;

29,30 Turn to the left on LEFT foot(Single); Touch RIGHT foot next to Left foot (clap)

31,32,33 Turning back stepping on RIGHT(single-in), LEFT(single-out), RIGHT(single-in)

34 Touch LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

35,36 Step forward on LEFT foot; Kick RIGHT foot (clap)

37,38 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Extend LEFT foot behind slapping floor (snap)

39,40 Step forward on LEFT foot; Kick RIGHT foot (clap)

41,42 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Extend LEFT foot behind slapping floor (snap)

43,44 Step forward on LEFT foot forward in Prep Position; Hop onto Left foot turning 1 & rotations in air (tour in L’air)

 

1,2 Turn to the right on RIGHT foot; step onto LEFT foot;

3,4 Turn to the right on RIGHT foot; LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

5,6 Turn to the left on LEFT foot; Step RIGHT foot ;

7,8 Turn to the left on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot next to Left foot (clap)

9,10,11 Turning back stepping on RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT

12 Touch LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

13,14 Step forward on LEFT foot; Kick RIGHT foot (clap)

15,16 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Extend LEFT foot behind slapping floor (snap)

17,18 Step forward on LEFT foot; Kick RIGHT foot (clap)

19,20 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Extend LEFT foot behind slapping floor (snap)

21,22 Step forward on LEFT foot forward in Prep Position; Hop onto Left foot turning 1 & rotations in air

23,24 Step to the right on RIGHT foot; Slide(drag) LEFT foot beside Right foot; Step to the right on RIGHT foot; Slide LEFT foot beside Right foot;

25,26 Step to the right on Right foot; Slide Left foot beside Right foot; Step to the right on Right foot; Touch LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

27,28 Step to the left on Left foot; Slide Right foot beside Left foot; Step to the left on Left foot; Slide Right foot beside left foot;

29,30 Step to the left on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot next to Left foot (clap)

31,32,33 Turning back stepping on RIGHT(single-in), LEFT(single-out), RIGHT(single-in)

34 Touch LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

35,36 Step forward on LEFT foot; Kick RIGHT foot (clap)

37,38 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Extend LEFT foot behind slapping floor (snap)

39,40 Step forward on LEFT foot; Kick RIGHT foot (clap)

41,42 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Extend LEFT foot behind slapping floor (snap)

43,44 Step forward on LEFT foot forward in Prep Position; Hop onto Left foot turning 1 & rotations in air (tour in L’air)

 

1,2 Step to the right on RIGHT foot; Slide(drag) LEFT foot beside Right foot; Step to the right on RIGHT foot; Slide LEFT foot beside Right foot;

3,4 Step to the right on Right foot; Slide Left foot beside Right foot; Step to the right on Right foot; Touch LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

5,6 Step to the left on Left foot; Slide Right foot beside Left foot; Step to the left on Left foot; Slide Right foot beside left foot;

7,8 Step to the left on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot next to Left foot (clap)

9,10,11Walk back sliding feet along floor on RIGHT, LEFT, and RIGHT

12 Touch LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

13,14 Step forward on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot toe to Left heel (clap)

15,16 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Touch LEFT foot toe to Right toe (snap)

17,18 Step forward on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot toe to Left heel (clap)

19,20 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Touch LEFT foot toe to Right toe (snap)

21,22 Step forward on LEFT foot turning foot 1/4 turn to left; Hop onto left foot

23,24 Turn to the right on RIGHT foot(single); step onto LEFT foot;

25,26 Turn to the right on RIGHT foot(single); LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

27,28 Turn to the left on LEFT foot(single); Step RIGHT foot ;

29,30 Turn to the left on LEFT foot(Single); Touch RIGHT foot next to Left foot (clap)

31,32,33 Turning back stepping on RIGHT(single-in), LEFT(single-out), RIGHT(single-in)

34 Touch LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

35,36 Step forward on LEFT foot; Kick RIGHT foot (clap)

37,38 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Extend LEFT foot behind slapping floor (snap)

39,40 Step forward on LEFT foot; Kick RIGHT foot (clap)

41,42 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Extend LEFT foot behind slapping floor (snap)

43,44 Step forward on LEFT foot forward in Prep Position; Hop onto Left foot turning 1 & rotations in air (tour in L’air)

 

1,2 Turn to the right on RIGHT foot; step onto LEFT foot;

3,4 Turn to the right on RIGHT foot; LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

5,6 Turn to the left on LEFT foot; Step RIGHT foot ;

7,8 Turn to the left on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot next to Left foot (clap)

9,10,11 Turning back stepping on RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT

12 Touch LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

13,14 Step forward on LEFT foot; Kick RIGHT foot (clap)

15,16 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Extend LEFT foot behind slapping floor (snap)

17,18 Step forward on LEFT foot; Kick RIGHT foot (clap)

19,20 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Extend LEFT foot behind slapping floor (snap)

21,22 Step forward on LEFT foot forward in Prep Position; Hop onto Left foot turning 2 rotations in air (Double Tour en L’air) Front row kneeling

 

* Alternate – lines 2 & 4 make turn

** Alternate – lines 2 & 4 continue back to back in opposition of 1 & 3

 

 

 

 

Richard Louis Silver (c) 1976  1st posted to Tripod 12/27/94

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