The Hams' Jam
(a.k.a. Stand By Your Hams!)

Choreographed by Peter Metelnick

Description: 64 count, 1 wall, line dance
Music: Stand By Your Man by The Dixie Chicks
           Mr. Line Dancer by Johnny Earle
           Walkin' After Midnight by Fairground Attraction
           I'll Take Texas by Vince Gill
           The Hustle by Scooter Lee
           Christmastime In Tinseltown Again by Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

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RIGHT TO SIDE, LEFT CROSS-SIDE TOUCHES, LEFT CROSS OVER STEP, RIGHT TO SIDE, LEFT CROSS-SIDE-CROSS TOUCHES
1-3 Step right to side, touch left toes in front of right, touch left toes to the left side
4 Cross left over right
5-7 Step right to side, touch left toes in front of right, touch left toes to the left side
8 Touch left toes in front of right

LEFT SIDE SHUFFLE, ROCK BACK & RECOVER, RIGHT SIDE SHUFFLE, ROCK BACK & RECOVER
1&2 Chassé side left, right, left
3-4 Rock right back, recover to left
5&6 Chassé side right, left, right
7-8 Step left back and rock back, recover to right

LEFT TO SIDE, RIGHT CROSS-SIDE TOUCHES, RIGHT CROSS OVER STEP, LEFT TO SIDE, RIGHT CROSS-SIDE-CROSS TOUCHES
1-3 Step left to side, touch right toes in front of left, touch right toes to the right side
4 Cross right over left
5-7 Step left to side, touch right toes in front of left, touch right toes to the right side
8 Touch right toes in front of left

RIGHT SIDE SHUFFLE, ROCK BACK & RECOVER, LEFT SIDE SHUFFLE, ROCK BACK & RECOVER
1&2 Chassé side right, left, right
3-4 Step left back and rock back, recover to right
5&6 Chassé side left, right, left
7-8 Rock right back, recover to left

RIGHT TRAVELING TOE STEPS, RIGHT SIDE SHUFFLE, ROCK & RECOVER
1-4 Touch right to side, step right heel down, cross/touch left toes over right, step left heel down
5&6 Chassé side right, left, right
7-8 Step left back and rock back, recover to right

LEFT TRAVELING TOE STEPS, LEFT SIDE SHUFFLE, ROCK & RECOVER
1-4 Touch left to side, step left heel down, cross/touch right toes over left, step right heel down
5&6 Chassé side left, right, left
7-8 Rock right back, recover to left

VINE RIGHT WITH ½ RIGHT & LEFT SCUFF, LEFT SIDE SHUFFLE, ROCK & RECOVER
1-4 Step right to side, cross left behind right, step right to side turning ½ right, scuff left forward
5&6 Chassé side left, right, left
7-8 Rock right back, recover to left

VINE RIGHT WITH ½ RIGHT & LEFT SCUFF, LEFT SIDE SHUFFLE, ROCK & RECOVER
1-4 Step right to side, cross left behind right, step right to side turning ½ right, scuff left forward
5&6 Chassé side left, right, left
7-8 Rock right back, recover to left

REPEAT

Dance was originally choreographed for the Country Hams as a 1 wall dance. If you want to dance to 4 walls, change the turn ½ right in the last count of 8 to a turn ¼ right.. You will start the dance again facing the left side wall