Dancers Perform Jaunty Line Dance To Classic Country Bop
Aug 09, 2020 by apost team
A video dating back to 2014 shows 12 ladies line dancing to Alan Jackson’s Chattahoochee.
If you go to any country bar, then you are likely to find people doing a line dance. In fact, line dancing is one of the most popular country music traditions that traces its origins back to the 19th century. If you are ever in a country bar, you might be able to join the fun.
So What is Line Dancing?
Line dancing is a unique dance performance where all of the dance mimics the same dance move which creates an exciting performance that is enjoyed by both the dancers and the audience. A line dance can include a couple of people or an entire bar!
The Biggest Line Dance Video on YouTube
Recently, one of the biggest line dancing videos has crossed 10 million views. This video features 12 attractive women who are line dancing to Alan Jackson's big hit Chattahoochee. There are a couple of reasons why this video has gained so many views.
First, the song is one of the biggest hits from one of the biggest country music acts, according to Songfacts. Also, the line dance routine includes 12 attractive women who are dressed exactly the same, right down to the cowboy hats and the boots.
Finally, all the dancers are really talented and are able to stay in lockstep with each other.
The Classic Hit That A Line Dance Staple
Chattahoochee is one of the most common line-dance songs that you will find at a country music bar or a honky-tonk. Songfacts adds This song was a big hit way back in 1992 but it continues to be played today. The hit song was co-written by Jim McBride and Alan Jackson.
The song ended up shooting up to number one on the Billboard country chart. The song also won Country Music Awards for Song of the Year and Single of the Year.
The Orings of the Song
According to Billboard, co-writer McBride was inspired by life in Alabama. He has an intimate knowledge of the Chattahoochee River and always wanted to write a song about the river. The song originated when McBride was reading a book about the river, he picked up a guitar and began to create a melody.
The Community Spirit of Line Dancing
No matter what the song, line dancing is a community dance that brings people together. Whether you are involved in a line dance or watching, you are part of the performance.
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