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Bonaparte's Retreat

Count:32, Wall:4

Level: Beginner

Choreographer: Maddison Glover (Australia) June 2019

Music: Bonaparte's Retreat – Glen Campbell

Dance begins on lyric 'girl' (8 counts from beginning of the track)

Point Fwd, Point Side, Point Fwd/Across, Hitch, Side, Point Fwd, Point Side, Sailor 1/4, Scuff
1-2 Point R toe forward, point R toe out to R side
3&4 Point R toe forward/ slightly across L foot, hitch R knee up (option: scoot/hop slightly right), step R to R side
5-6 Point L toe forward, point L toe out to L side
7&8& Cross L behind R, make 1/4 L stepping R beside L (9:00), step L forward, scuff R heel forward

Step Fwd, Lock, Step Fwd, Scuff, Step Fwd, Lock, Step Fwd, Scuff, Slow Pivot 1/2, V step*
9&10& Step R forward, lock L behind R, step R forward, scuff L forward
11&12& Step L forward, lock R behind L, step L forward, scuff R forward
13-14 Step R forward, pivot 1/2 turn over L (3:00) (weight on left)
15&16& Step R out into R diagonal, step L out into L diagonal, step R back, step L together

Note: Stretch counts 5-6 out and rise on tip toes on the pivot 1/2 turn. Lyrics: “Sweeeetest” / “Pleeeeasee”

*15& seems to being done on heels although not stated by Choreographer

Walk Fwd x2, Mambo Fwd, Walk Back x2, Coaster Cross
17-18 Walk forward on R, walk forward on L
19&20 Rock forward onto R, recover back onto L, step back onto R
21-22 Walk back on L, walk back on R
23&24 Step back onto L, step R together, cross L over R

Side, Together, Fwd, Side, Together, Back, Lock Shuffle Back, Mambo Back
25&26 Step R to R side, step L together, step R forward
27&28 Step L to L side, step R beside L, step back onto L
29&30 Step R back, cross L over R, step R back
31&32 Rock back onto L, recover weight forward onto R, step forward onto L

Restart: During the fourth sequence, you will start the dance facing 9:00. Dance to count 16 and restart the dance facing 12:00. Hint: Glen will call for “BAGPIPES”.