Jitterbug dancing

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Dancers perform during the International Jitterbug Championships at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. 26,000 people were there with entrants using a special dance floor on the field. The name of the wild gyrating dance has several possible origins. Read about them here: http://www.streetswing.com/histmain/z3jtrbg.htm

For more information on the championships event, see: https://taintwhatyoudo.com/2011/05/16/the-swingeroo-international-jitterbug-championships/

 

 

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