DADDY'S LITTLE GIRL

 

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A waltz by Jerry and Charlie Tuffield.

Music: "Daddy's Little Girl"

Record: LS 257

Position: Open, facing LOD, inside hands joined.

Footwork: Opposite throughout. Instructions for man.

Introduction: WAIT; WAIT; APART, POINT,  ; TOGETHER,
TOUCH,  ; Wait for two measures, in open position, inside hands
joined; step to side on L foot, facing partner, point R foot twd
partner and hold 1 count; step twd partner on R foot, touch L to R,
assuming open position, facing LOD, and hold 1 count.

Measures
     1-4  WALTZ AWAY, 2, 3; WALTZ FWD (to banjo), 2, 3;
     WALTZ FWD, 2, 3; TURN TO SIDECAR, 2, 3
     Waltz away from each other with inside hands joined (L, R,
     L); man waltz fwd while woman turns L-face to banjo in 3
     steps; man does one waltz fwd (woman waltzes bwd); both
     turn R-face to sidecar pos in 3 steps, man facing RLOD
     (woman LOD)
     5-8  WALTZ BWD, 2, 3; MANEUVER, 2, 3; L-FACE
     WALTZ, 2, 3; 4, 5, 6
     In sidecar pos, man waltzes bwd 1 meas, while woman
     waltzes fwd; both L-face turn to closed pos, man facing
     LOD (woman facing RLOD); dance two L-face turning
     waltzes, ending with both facing LOD.
     9-12 WALTZ FWD, 2, 3 (woman twirl); WALTZ FWD, 2, 3
     (woman twirl); WHEEL, 2, 3; 4, 5, 6
     Joining L hands only, man waltzes fwd for two meas, while
     woman does 2 twirls in front of man in 2 meas; end
     momentarily both facing LOD in skaters' pos (R hands
     joined at woman's R waist) wheel clockwise (man fwd,
     woman bwd) in 6 counts, end both facing LOD in skaters'
     pos.
          13-16     WALTZ FWD, 2, 3; WALTZ FWD 2, 3; STEP, SWING,
           ; STEP, TOUCH,  
     Man waltzes fwd while woman rolls out by dropping L
     hands and retaining R hands, making 1 full turn in 1 meas,
     ending in open pos, with inside hands joined; both waltz
     fwd; step L, swing R; woman turns « L-face turn to face
     partner and touch, to end in loose closed (or butterfly)
     sidecar, man facing LOD.
          17-20     TWINKLE OUT; TWINKLE IN; TWINKLE OUT;
          TWINKLE IN (woman twirls)
     Starting man's L do 2 traveling waltz twinkles, progressing
     LOD, man cross in front (woman in back), ending first
     twinkle in banjo, and the 2nd in sidecar; repeat; on the 4th
     twinkle woman makes 1 full R-face twirl under joined
     man's L and woman's R hands.
          21-24     TWINKLE OUT; TWINKLE IN; TWINKLE OUT;
          MANEUVER TOUCH;
     Repeat 3 twinkles; in meas 24, man turns 1/4 R (woman 1/4
     R), ending in loose closed position, man facing wall, and
     face, touch.
          25-28     SIDE, BEHIND, SIDE; FRONT, FLARE,  ; BEHIND,
          SIDE, FRONT; FACE, TOUCH
     In loose closed pos, start man's L step swd in LOD on L,
     cross R in back of L, (woman cross in back), to step to side
     on L; step R in front of L (woman cross in front), bring L
     fwd twd LOD and flare out and around twd RLOD; step L
     cross in back of R (woman cross in back), step swd in
     RLOD on R, step L cross in front of R (woman cross in
     front); step sideward in RLOD on R, touch L to R and hold 1
     count.
          29-32     BALANCE BACK; MANEUVER WALTZ; WALTZ
          TURN (R-face); TWIRL
     In closed pos, man's back to COH, balance bwd on L;
     maneuver in 3 steps ending with man's back twd LOD;
     man does 1 R-face turning waltz; then one fwd waltz while
     woman turns 1 R-face twirl down LOD ending in open pos.

Dance the sequence through 3 times. On meas 32, the woman
twirls one R-face twirl and acknowledge partner.

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