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My Favorite Line Dance Songs for Line Dancin' Fun!!
I Love Line Dance Songs!
I love line dance music! Whether it's slow songs for line dance instructions, or "Achy Breaky Heart", my feet start tappin' and I smile all over! I have a tape I made for a line dance class. It has the songs in the same order as the step sheets. But I find myself just playing the tape all the time, whether I'm dancin' of not!!! Keep the line dancin' fun going!!
It's the Music!!
Everyone who line dances has their favorite songs for any particular line dance. But no matter where the line dancing takes place - America, Germany, France, Australia, England, and many other countries, the music is the same. And most of the time, it's by the American artists and sung in English. I guess they just listen to the music, not the words.
The other day I did a Google search for a line dance that I choreographed called "Under the Hood" by Billy Ray Cyrus. I was SHOCKED to find the step sheet in German! It was so cool! "Sidestep right, step left behind right" became Schritt mit R nach rechts, LF hinter RF kreuzen! But the title, and all the header information was in English. I would love to see a line dance video of a class in German. There are many on YouTube in French and it's interesting to listen to the instructor over the music.
I tend to prefer the older, more classic line dance songs, like those by George Strait, Chris LeDoux, The Tractors, Garth Brooks, and Willie Nelson but, when Shania Twain became popular, it seemed that ALL of her songs were great for line dancing! And, of course, "Achy Breaky Heart" by Billy Ray Cyrus really got line dancing rolling in a big way. And now there is a whole new breed of Country and Western singers, and new line dances to go with their songs.
The Only Line Dance CD You Will Ever Need. . .
for learning, practicing, and teaching!
I LOVE THIS CD!!! I PRACTICE WITH IT EVERY DAY. IT'S SO MUCH EASIER THAN SEARCHING AROUND FOR JUST THE RIGHT CD WITH THE SONG I NEED FOR A PARTICULAR STEP SHEET! TRY IT OUT - YOU'LL LOVE IT AS MUCH AS I DO. .
Paul Fitz-Patrick was asked the question, "Do YOU Have a Line Dance CD?" so many times, that he finally decided to produce one.
However, it's not just a collection of line dance songs with recommendations about what line dance fits the song.
Basically, it is a collection of instrumental tracks that allows you to practice and learn a particular line dance at a speed that is comfortable for you.
The Line Dance CD has 20 tracks and 3 waltz bonus tracks. The songs - which are 2-1/2 to 3 minutes long, increase in speed by about 7% to 12%.
You simply pick the speed that is most comfortable for you. After you have mastered that speed, you move on to the next speed.
You won't have to search for a song in order to practice a particular dance. Just grab your step sheet and find a track that is a speed you are comfortable with.
Everything you need to practice and learn is on one CD. It's so convenient and easy!
I remember when I started to line dance, I joined every music cd club I could find so I could get all the songs I needed! Some of the CDs only had one song I needed, and other had a few more. I ended up with over 200 CDs. After a lot of trouble, I copied the tracks I wanted to my pc and then made a cassette of the songs I wanted for practice, in the order I wanted them! Way too much work!
If I had had Paul's CD back then, I would have been able to learn and practice my step patterns and dances with much more ease!
Who is it for:
YOU. . . and everyone else who loves to line dance!
If you are a beginner, it's invaluable because it allows you to practice your line dance moves at a comfortable speed.
For intermediate and advanced dancers, it gives you the opportunity to fine tune your moves at a speed you find works for you.
It also allows you to practice those difficult patterns at a slower speed instead of just resorting to counting the steps over and over.
For instructors, it's a great benefit for your students. As you teach the different patterns for a new line dance, you can use the slower tracks after you have taught the steps by just counting and get your students used to doing the different patterns to music. As they become more proficient, you can increase the speed until they have learned all the patterns. Then, put what they have learned to the original music for the dance.
"The Line Dance CD" will save you money, time and frustration by giving you all the practice tracks you need all on one CD. How can you afford not to get it?
HEY....It's only $17 plus s&h and has a 30-day Money Back guarantee!
Who is Paul Fitz-Patrick?
Paul has been a line dancer since the 1990s and taught line dance classes for a short time.
Being a professional musician for about 12 years, he had the knowledge and skills to create this CD from scratch. Over the past several years, with lots of blood, sweat and tears and a great deal of fun, he developed "THE Line Dance CD".
What YOU Should DO NOW!
Click on the banner above and read all about The Line Dance CD and then. . . . BUY it and become the best line dancer in town!
For more great line dancin' fun, visit my blog at Line Dance Instructions. Thanks!
The Tape I made for MY Line Dance Instructions
If you want any of these songs, check out the iTunes list below!
Well, let me date myself a little. I have a line dance instructions tape that I made for teaching, or for practice at home. Here are the dances and the music I chose at that time to go with the dances. See if you agree with any of my choices:
Â· West Coast Shuffle/Walk the Line COMBO/ Don't Be Stupid / (Shania Twain)
Â· Electric Slide/ Rock My World /(Brooks & Dunn)
Â· Cowboy Twist/ Honky Tonk Twist /(Scooter Lee)
Â· Louisiana Hot Sauce/ My Little Jalapeno /(Scooter Lee)
Â· Go Go Stomp/ Any Man of Mine /(Shania Twain)
Â· Nashville Waikiki Express/ Baby Likes to Rock It /The Tractors)
Â· Skip/ Long White Cadillac /(Dwight Yokum)
Â· Watermelon Crawl/ Watermelon Crawl /(Tracy Byrd)
Â· Jose Cuervo/ Jose Cuervo /Kimberly Clayton)
Â· All Shook Up/All Shook Up /(Billy Joel)
Â· Rednex Stomp/ Cotton Eyed Joe /Rednex)
Â· Rodeo/ Cowboy's Sweetheart /(Leann Rimes)
Â· TCCB/ Hooked on Country /(The Atlanta Pops Orchestra)
Â· God Blessed Texas/ God Blessed Texas /(Little Texas)
Â· Tush Push/ Honey I'm Home /(Shania Twain)
Â· Smokin' Gun/ Queen of Memphis /(Confederate Railroad)
Â· Ski Bumpus/ Whose Bed Have Your Boots Been Under /(Shania Twain)
Â· Walk the Line/ Only Daddy That'll Walk the Line /(Kentucky Headhunters)
Â· Charlotte's Cha Cha/ Neon Moon /(Brooks & Dunn)
Â· Waltz Across Texas/ Dreamin' My Dreams with You /(Collin Raye)
Â· Boot Scootin' Boogie/ Boot Scootin' Boogie /(Brooks & Dunn)
Â· Walkin' Wazzi/ Redneck Rhythm & Blues /Brooks & Dunn)
Â· Dizzy/ Dizzy (/Scooter Lee)
Â· Barroom Romeo/ Redneck Romeo /(Confederate Railroad)
Well, did you agree? What did you think? What are your favorite line dances and line dance songs? Have you taken any formal line dance instructions? If so, where?
If you would like the step sheets for any of these line dances, please visit my main line dance instructions blog, where you will also find more information about line dancing. The link to the blog is in the section below entitled Line Dance Resources.
Line Dancin' Fun!
When we lived in Hawaii, we line danced at least once a week. We always had our class, and sometimes a public performance or two. We would go to watch and, if we were feeling brave, we would participate.
When we weren't out dancing, we were at home practicing with our line dance step sheets and line dance videos. I even had an exercise video that was line dancing.
After line dancing for about six months, we started getting fancy. My daughter, Nicolette, had a pair of bright red line dancing boots with fringe down the full length of the sides. They looked really neat when she danced. With our plainer boots, we would wear one boot bracelet on one of the boots. These were usually made of beads that sparkled when we twirled around the dance floor. We also wore cute little earrings made with miniature cowboy hats. It was a lot of fun. We met some very nice people who were all passionate about line dancing.
Line Dance Resources
- Line Dance Instructions
This is my main blog and it contains general information about line dancing, a nice selection of line dance step sheets, a list of line dance terminology which describes how to do the steps, and a store with hand-picked videos for you to learn line d
- Origins of Line Dancing
Line dance instructions can be traced back to England when a book of dance instructions was found in 1650.
- What Clothes Do Line Dancers Wear?
Line Dancers wear a multitude of different clothes . . . from George Strait hats to Aloha Shorts and Sandals.
- Can Line Dancing Make YOU Smarter?
We know that line dancing is good for our bodies. If we learn these simple secrets when we line dance or give line dance instructions, we can also improve our intelligence.
- Where to Find Line Dance Instructions
There are many different places to learn line dancing. Here are a some of them.
- Scooter Lee Loves To Give Line Dance Instructions to Senior Citizens!
Scooter Lee and Jo Thompson have a non-profit company called Dancing the Dream which spreads the word about the health benefits of line dancing for everyone.
- Line Dancing for Senior Citizens
Senior Citizens benefit from line dancing and they love it!
- French Government Wants to Regulate Line Dance Instructions!
The French Government has decided that line dancing is a sport and any person or club that teaches line dance instructions must be licensed.
Line Dance Videos
It's fun to watch other people line dance! You can learn a lot.
More Line Dancin' Fun STUFF!
Great Line Dance Stuff - books, dvds, line dance videos - you name it, Amazon has it!