Father & Daughter
Choreographed by Karen Hadley (karen_hadley_2006@tiscali.co.uk)
4 Wall, 48 Count, Improver Level Line Dance (with one easy tag)
Choreographed to: - “I Loved Her First” by Heartland.
(135 bpm… 24  count intro, starting on main vocals).
Taken from “I Loved Her First” by Heartland CD or as a download from all major download sites.
 
 
Diagonal Forward. Drag Touch. Diagonal Back. Point. Cross Twinkle. Cross Twinkle ½ Turn Right.
1 – 3         Step Left across Right towards Right diagonal. Drag Right to touch beside Left. Hold.
                 (Body angled towards 1:30)
4 – 6         Still facing diagonal (1:30), step back on Right returning to place. Touch Left toe to Left side. Hold.
7 – 9         Straightening up, cross step Left over Right. Step Right beside Left. Step Left in place.
10 – 12     Cross step Right over Left. Turn ¼ turn Right with small step back on Left. Step Right ¼ turn Right. (6:00)
 
Diagonal Forward. Drag Touch. Diagonal Back. Point. Cross Twinkle. Cross Twinkle ¾ Turn Right.
13 – 15     Step Left across Right towards Right diagonal. Drag Right to touch beside Left. Hold.
                 (Body angled towards 7:30)
16 – 18     Still facing diagonal (7:30), step back on Right returning to place. Touch Left toe to Left side. Hold.
19 – 21     Straightening up, cross step Left over Right. Step Right beside Left. Step Left in place.
22 – 24     Cross step Right over Left. Turn ¼ turn Right with small step back on Left. Turn ½ turn Right stepping forward on Right. (3:00)
 
Basic Waltz Step Forward. Back. Sweep. Sailor Step. Back. Sweep.
25 – 27     Step forward on Left. Step Right beside Left. Step Left in place.
28 – 30     Step back on Right. Sweep Left out from front to back over 2 counts.
31 – 33     Cross step Left behind Right. Step Right slightly to Right side. Step Left in place.
34 – 36     Step back on Right slightly behind Left. Sweep Left out from front to back over 2 counts.
 
Behind. Side. Cross. Long Step Side. Drag Touch. Full Rolling Turn Left. Cross Twinkle.
37 – 39     Cross step Left behind Right. Step Right to Right side. Cross step Left over Right.
40 – 42     Long step Right to Right side. Drag Left to touch beside Right. Hold.
43 – 45     Step Left ¼ turn Left. Turn ½ turn Left stepping back on Right. Step Left ¼ turn Left.
46 – 48     Cross step Right over Left. Step Left beside Right. Step Right in place. (3:00)
 
 
TAG – To keep with the phrasing of the music there is a 12 count tag at the end of WALL 4 as follows:-
 
Diagonal Forward. Drag Touch. Diagonal Back. Point. Cross Twinkle. Cross Twinkle.
1 – 3         Step Left across Right towards Right diagonal. Drag Right to touch beside Left. Hold.
                 (Body angled towards 1:30)
4 – 6         Still facing diagonal (1:30), step back on Right returning to place. Touch Left toe to Left side. Hold.
7 – 9         Straightening up, cross step Left over Right. Step Right beside Left. Step Left in place.
10 – 12     Cross step Right over Left. Step Left beside Right. Step Right in place.
 
 
Begin again and enjoy!