The routine is nowadays often danced to the song Dipsy Doodle by Chick Webb and Ella Fitzgerald. Originally, it was danced to (slower) Tuxedo Junction by Erskine Hawkins. If you want to practice to something even slower, try the Tuxedo Junction rendition by Glenn Miller Orchestra.


  • Fall off the log
  • Shuffles (aka Scoots)
  • Fall off the log
  • Shuffles
  • Shoe shine (aka Horse)
  • Boogie forward (aka Boogie fronts)
  • Shoe shine
  • Boogie forward
  • Apple jack
  • Apple jack
  • Rocks (aka Hallelujahs)
  • Rocks forward
  • Boogie back
  • Shorty George
  • Boogie back
  • Break step
  • Knee slaps
  • Suzie Q
  • Reverse break
  • Mess around
  • Fall off the log jumping backward
  • Eagle slide
  • Boogie drops
  • Mambo steps
  • Push turn (paddle turn)
  • Fall off the log going backward
  • Truckin’
  • Float Back
  • The Josephine Baker (aka Crazy legs)
  • Walk about
  • Box step
  • Shouts (hip forward, back & side to side )
  • Knee slaps

Detailed online instructions

Lindy Hop Moves: Tranky Doo routine with counts.