Let’s do the twist! Dancing in the 60s and 70s rocked

Dancing was a part of our lives when we grew up. We’d twist, jive, boogie, break it down and walk
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Dancing was a part of our lives when we grew up. We’d twist, jive, boogie, break it down and walk on the moon. We loved to slow dance but also break out into a routine whenever a dance floor was around.

Tonight let’s look back at dancing in the 60s and 70s! Do you remember the dance halls, the first kisses, the dipping and the swirling? It was all so much fun…

From the 1950s to the 1970s, new dance fads appeared almost every week. Do you remember “The Swim”, the “Mashed Potato”, “The Twist”, “The Watusi”, “The Shake”, “The Pony”, “The Dog” and “The Chicken”?

What about the shimmy, the jerk, “the hitchhiker” or “the skate”?

Gotta love the first date outfits!

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The Cloudland ballroom was so popular in Brisbane

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Wow! Look at those dancers!

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So many couples dancing together…

 

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Waiting for a dance partner…

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Debutante balls were popular

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Twist and shout

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Joining hands together and boogying

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Via Shropshire Star

Woo!

1970s High School Dance (1)

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Guys and girls got involved

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The jerk was a popular dance move.

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Slow dancing with a young partner was always a sweet moment.

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Tell us: what are your memories of dancing in the 60s and 70s?

    • James Dunlap

      Margaret. Would you like to dance ? Lol. Can remember does days . add me up for a chat

  1. Ron Saunders

    I couldn’t dance then, and still can’t dance now (I pretended, but no-one was ever fooled).

  2. Ron Saunders

    I couldn’t dance then, and still can’t dance now (I pretended, but no-one was ever fooled).

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