I’m currently reading the American Dance Floor book, “Swing Dancing.” What’s great about reading in today’s Internet world is you can search for actual video examples.

“After Seben” (1929)

Shorty George and Big Bea (1937)

Whitey’s Lindy Hoppers

From “Keep Punching” (1939)

From “A Day at the Races” (1937)

“Hellzapoppin'”  (1941)

“Hot Chocolate” (1941) with Duke Ellington


About Jana J. Monji

I've written for the Rafu Shimpo, LA Weekly, LA Times, Examiner.com and, more recently, the Pasadena Weekly and RogerEbert.com. I formerly worked for a dot-com more interested in yodeling than its customers.

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