Long Time Gone

Choreographed by Patricia E. Stott

Description: 64 count, 4 wall, beginner/intermediate line dance
Music: Long Time Gone by Nathan Carter

Start dancing on lyrics

SIDE STRUT, BACK ROCK (TWICE)
1-2 Step right toe side, lower right heel
3-4 Rock left diagonally back, recover to right
5-6 Step left toe side, lower left heel
7-8 Rock right diagonally back, recover to left
Let arms naturally swing back on the back rocks

GRAPEVINE ½ TURN WITH HITCH, GRAPEVINE WITH HITCH
1-2 Step right side, turn ¼ right and cross left behind
3-4 Turn ¼ right and step right side, hitch left (6:00)
5-7 Step left side, cross right behind, step left side
8 Hitch right

CROSS ROCK, STEP, HITCH (TWICE)
1-4 Turn 1/8 left and rock right forward, recover to left, step right forward, hitch left (4:30)
5-7 Turn ¼ right and rock left forward, recover to right, step left forward, hitch right (7:30)

STEP, ¼, STEP, ½, RUN X 4
1-2 Turn 1/8 left and step right together, hitch left (6:00)
3-4 Turn ¼ left and step left together, hitch right (3:00)
5-8 Turn ½ left and step right forward, step left forward, step right forward, step left forward (9:00)
Slightly bending knees then coming up again as you go forward

FORWARD ROCK, SIDE ROCK, BACK ROCK, STEP, HOLD
1-4 Rock right forward, recover to left, rock right side, recover to left
5-8 Rock right back, recover to left, step right forward, hold

STEP, TURN ½, STEP, HOLD (TWICE)
1-4 Step left forward, turn ½ right (weight to right), step left forward, clap
5-8 Step right forward, turn ½ left (weight to left), step right forward, clap

RUMBA BOX WITH HITCH
1-4 Step left side, step right together, step left forward, hold
5-8 Step right side, step left together, step right back, hitch left

COASTER STEP, HOLD, ROCKING CHAIR
1-4 Step left back, step right together, step left forward, hold
Restart from here on wall 2 (6:00)
5-8 Rock right forward, recover to left, rock right back, recover to left

REPEAT

RESTART
On wall 2, omit the last 4 counts

TAG
End of wall 4
ROCKING CHAIR
1-4 Rock right forward, recover to left, rock right back, recover to left

ENDING
Following right toe strut, step left side, arms out, and pose