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Country Swing

Starting in the late 1920s and continuing the late 1940s, the Swing, Jitterbug and Lindy Hop were all the rage, and in Texas, people naturally combined their love for both Jitterbugging and Country Western music.

Later on, dance studios formalized the basic movements into East Coast Swing, with its triple-step, triple-step, rock-step rhythm and its circular line of movement, and the West Coast Swing, where the man leads the lady to do her twirls within an imaginary “slot.”

Country Swing applies elements of East Coast Swing and West Coast Swing to Country music. Some Country Swing music is so fast-paced, however, that dancers replace the triple step with a single step and a simple shift in weight.

Samples of Country Swing include:

Miss Molly by Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys
Twinkle Twinkle Little Star by Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys
Choo Choo Ch’Boogie by Asleep at the Wheel
My Baby Thinks She’s a Train by Asleep at the Wheel

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