January 17, 2021

Dance it out: Best Country Songs of 2020

Best Country Songs of 2020 playlist Presented by Hot Country on Pandora 

These are our initial ideas for partner dancing to these popular country songs. 

What are your thoughts? Let us know in the comments. Thanks for visiting! 


ONE BEER, HARDY, Lauren Alaina, Devin Dawson  /// Two Step, Lories Cha cha, ElPaso, West Coast Swing, Shuffle, East Coast Swing 

Love You Like I Used To, Russell Dickerson /// Slow Dance, Slow Two Step 

10,000 Hours (with Justin Bieber), Dan + Shay, Justin Bieber /// ElPaso, or similar Cha-cha 

 Just the Way, Parmalee, Blanco Brown /// WCS, Slow Two Step 

Lonely If You Are, Chase Rice /// WCS, Slow Two Step 

Holding Out for the One, Tenille Townes /// Two Step 

Like I Knew You Would, Payton Smith /// Shuffle

Heartless (feat. Morgan Wallen), Diplo, Morgan Wallen  /// West Coast Swing 

I Hope You're Happy Now, Lee Brice, Carley Pearce  /// ElPaso, Lorrie's Cha Cha 

God Whispered Your Name. Keith Urban /// West Coast Swing, super slow two step  

Bluebird, Miranda Lambert /// Two step 

Getting Good, Lauren Alaina /// Two step 

Cool Again, Kane Brown /// WCS 

Got What I Got, Jason Aldean ///Slow Dance 

Chasin' You, Morgan Wallen /// Cha cha 

More Than My Hometown, Morgan Wallen /// Two step 

One Of Them Girls. Lee Brice  /// (Nice)  Two Step, WCS 

I Hope, Gabby Barrett  /// Drink break, Two step 

This is Us, Jimmie Allen, Noah Cyrus /// Slow two-step 

Grew Up On That, High Valley /// Shuffle, Peppy Cha cha 

Giving Up On You, Kameron Marlowe /// Slow dance 

I Love My Country, Florida Georgia Line /// Two step 

 Everywhere but On, Matt Stell /// Slow Dance

Beer Can't Fix, Thomas Rhett, Jon Pardi ///  El Paso, Nice Cha Cha, West Coast Swing 

More Hearts Than Mine, Ingrid Andress /// Slow Dance 

Come Back To Bed, Sean Stemaly  /// WCS, Slow Dance  

Nothing Like You, Luke Combs /// Slow Dance 

Cool Anymore, Jordan Davis, Julia Michaels /// Two Step, WCS

One Margarita, Luke Bryan /// (nice) Two Step 

To Hell & Back, Maren Morris ///Slow Dance, Slow Two step  

Here and Now, Kenny Chesney /// Charleston Bump, Shuffle, Slow lesson speed Sidekick 

Town Ain't Big Enough, Chris Young, Lauren Alaina /// Two step 

Does To Me (feat. Eric Church),  Luke Combs, Eric Church /// Cha Cha 

Hard To Forget, Sam Hunt /// Slow two step 

Anything She Says, Mitchell Tenpenny, Seaforth /// (nice) WCS 

On Me (feat, Ava Max), Thomas Rhett, Kane Brown, Ava Max /// WCS 

One Night Standards, Ashley McBryde /// Slow two step 

Almost Maybes, Jordan Davis /// Nice Two Step 

Be A Light, Thomas Rhett, Reba McEntire, Hillary Scott, Chris Tomlin, Keith Urban /// Cha Cha, ElPaso

Ruin That For Me, Avenue Beat /// WCS, Cha Cha, Shuffle  

Song About You, Sam Grow /// ElPaso

Momma's House, Dustin Lynch /// Slow Two Step 

Nobody But You (Duet with Gwen Stefani), Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani /// Slow Dance

Hold You Tonight (with Chris Lane), Griffin, Chris Lane /// WCS 

I Called Mama, Tim McGraw /// Two step 

Big Big Plans, Chris Lane /// Two step 

I Do, Astrid S, Brett Young/// Two step 

Single Saturday Night, Cole Swindell/// Two step 

Every Other Monday, Ryan Hurd /// ( Nice ) El Paso

Blessings, Florida Georgia Line /// Two step 

Lovin' On You, Luke Combs /// ( Nice) Shadow  

Something You Ain't Ever Had, Waterloo Revival /// Two step 

Dance with Me, Diplo, Thomas Rhett, Young Thug ///  (Nice) WCS, Latin flavor  

Die From A Broken Heart, Maddie & Tae ///  Drink 

One Ban Band, Old Dominion /// Romantic Two step, WCS 

This Bar, Morgan Wallen ///  Shuffle 

After A Few, Travis Denning ///  Cha cha

Wildfire. Nate Smith /// Two step 

Homecoming queen?, Kelsea Ballerini  /// Drinks

Some Girls, Jameson Rodgers /// Two step 

Kinfolk, Sam Hunt  ///  Slow Dance 

7 Summers, Morgan Wallen /// Country Rhumba 

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February 7, 2018

Barf-worthy Valentines Day Country Slow Dance Playlist

Barf-worthy country love songs playlist, perfect for Valentines Day Slow Dancing 

Slow dance all night long to this playlist of sappy country love songs from my laptop that I had do download the old fashioned 90s & 2000s way...

When you say nothing at all - Keith Whitley
Amazed - Lonestar
Me and You - Kenny Chesney
- ugh, I love this song
I Cross My Heart - King George Strait
It Would Be You - Gary Allan
Just Got Started Lovin' You - James Otto
You Had Me From Hello - Kenny Chesney
Want To - Sugarland
-guys can be such jerks
Your Man - Josh Turner
I'll Still Be Lovin' You - Restless Heart
You and Tequila - Kenny Chesney
-they get old and maybe more pc but never really stop being jerks
The One - Gary Allan
Something To Talk About - Bonnie Raitt
Must Be Doin' Something Right - Billy Currington
Love Your Love the Most - Eric Church
Love, Me - Colin Raye
- someone, please take this wine away from me
No Doubt About It - Neal McCoy
The Maker Said Take Her - Alabama 
Strawberry Wine - Deanna Carter 
Telluride - Josh Gracin 
I Swear - John Michael Montgomery
- none of these songs started with a Tinder date
Look at Us - Vince Gill


Okay, someone please either take my wine or this computer away from me now... #justsaying

November 19, 2017

Line Dance Music for your Christmas Dance Party Playlist

Swing Swag Christmas Dancer Shirts 

20 good country Christmas line dancing songs 

  1. Rock It - Santa Claus Is Comin' (In a Boogie Woogie Choo Choo Train) - The Tractors
  2. Calamity, Tailgating/ Sidekick (couples) - Run Rudolph Run - Bryan Adams
  3. Tush Push, Thunderfoot --- Santa Looked a Lot Like Daddy - Travis Tritt
  4. Apple Jacks / 16 Step - Nuttin' For Christmas Gold and Green - Sugarland
  5. 38 Step - Christmas Time's A Comin' - Bluegrass & White Snow - A Mountain Christmas - Patty Loveless

Line dance shirts and other dancer-designed gift ideas

Two Step T-Shirt Gift
"These boots were made for Two Stepping"

Swing Swag 

If you're reading this blog, the odds are pretty good you have someone who likes dancing on your gift list this holiday season.

There's a brand new line of dancer-designed shirts called Swing Swag you might want to check out. They do dance themed Christmas holiday dance shirts, graphic swing dance t-shirts, ballroom dance shirts, funny dance themed ones, dancing around the world, a kid's section, as well as a whole section of country and line dance shirts! Yee-haw!

Their dance shirts are pretty cool, unique, and well made. They fit pretty true to size, maybe slightly on the roomy side. I ordered a few with a coupon code and I love them. They arrived in a week. I already wore one Christmas shirt out dancing... and it's not even Thanksgiving yet kind of love them. Use coupon code 38STEP for 20% off a purchase of 2 or more at .

November 18, 2017

How to two step the right way, really good video for beginners

There are tons of videos online that you could watch trying to learn how to do the most popular couples' dance in the US, the two step. But I think I speak for most followers when I say we want you to learn it well.

10 Slow Jam Sways for Couples Country Dancing

  • Round Here Buzz — Eric Church -  nice slow two-step, lesson speed El Paso, 76 BPM
  • All on me - Devin Dawson - West Coast Swing,  lesson speed El Paso, 81 BPM  
  • I met a girl - William Michael Morgan - nice slow two-step, west coast swing,  lesson speed El Paso, 84 BPM 

March 3, 2017

Six Pack Summer line dance, partner dance videos & step sheets

Six Pack Summer line dance 

Choreographed by Dan Albro & Mike Camara
Description:32 count, 4 wall, intermediate line dance
Music: Six Pack Summer by Phil Vassar 122 bpm 
Start dancing on lyrics

Rhyme or Reason line dance step sheet & video

Rhyme Or Reason - line dance steps

Choreographed by Rachael McEnaney
Description: 64 count, 4 wall, beginner/intermediate line dance
It Happens by Sugarland

Dance it out: 2017 GRAMMY Nominee Song and Dance

Dancing to music I enjoy off the dance floor, I usually feel an extra level of connection. Based on that idea, here is a list of some dances I'd call if I were a DJ playing music from 2017 GRAMMY nominees. Please jump in on the comments if you have different dance suggestions for these songs.

Based on the list below, I'd sign up for west coast swing lessons, just sayin'.

I didn't quite make it through the 6+ hours of music in Amazon's 2017 Grammy Nominees yet but this should get us started. 
  1. Work - Rihanna --- West Coast Swing, Zouk 
  2. Hello - Adele --- Slow dance, Nightclub Two Step 
  3. 7 Years - Lukas Graham --- Slow dance, Nightclub Two Step 
  4. Stressed Out - twenty one pilots --- West Coast Swing 
  5. Love Yourself - Justin Bieber --- West Coast Swing
  6. One Dance - Drake --- Salsa, Zouk, West Coast Swing, Samba
  7. Brace for Impact (Live A Little) - Sturgill Simpson --- West Coast Swing 
  8. I Took A Pill In Ibiza - Mike Posner --- Hustle, West Coast Swing  
  9. Love Me Like You Mean It - Kelsea Ballerini --- Two Step 
  10. Closer - The Chainsmokers --- West Coast Swing 
  11. No Problem - Chance the Rapper --- West Coast Swing, Freestyle
  12. My Church - Maren Morris --- Two Step 
  13. Come Down - Anderson .Paak --- West Coast Swing, Freestyle
  14. Piece by Piece - Kelly Clarkson --- Slow dance, Nightclub Two Step 
  15. Dangerous Woman - Ariana Grande --- WCS, Zouk 
  16. Cheap Thrills - Sia  --- West Coast Swing, Zouk 
  17. Maria - Andrea Bocelli --- Ballroom 
  18. Young at Heart - Bob Dylan --- Ballroom 
  19. All I Ask of You - Josh Groban --- Ballroom 
  20. Summertime - Willie Nelson --- Tango, Swango 
  21. Climb Ev'ry Mountain - Barbra Streisand with Jamie Foxx --- Ballroom 
  22. Confident - Demi Lovato --- Hustle 
  23. Tearing Me Up - Bob Moses --- Hustle, West Coast Swing
  24. Don't Let Me Down - The Chainsmokers feat. Daya--- West Coast Swing, Freestyle
  25. Never Be Like You - Flume & Kai --- West Coast Swing
Grammy Awards 2017: The Full List Of Winners from NPR