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Dance f are probably as old as dance itself, but the last century has produced amazing technological developments that have helped modern dance crazes spread worldwide Street names for depressants and farther than ever before.

From television and film to social media and viral videos, the dance f that dominated the last years have hitched a ride on technology's back to spread like wildfire across all generations, nationalities, and backgrounds. Some reached global prominence before disappearing in a few short months or weeks, while others endured through the decades and continue to be reinvented today. Some were groundbreaking cultural revolutions that were the product of important and transformative arts scenes.

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Others were painfully tacky and short-lived trends that were mercifully limited to a specific time and place. Some dance f have simmered in underground scenes for years before being introduced to the mainstream masses by giants like Chubby Checker and Madonna. Others were completely unknown before a single person, Brown mitsubishi pill, song, or video made them instant sensations.

Dance f have spawned entire new genres, influenced film and music, challenged social norms and traditions, horrified genteel society, and thrilled young people. They were born in Make him yours forever clubs and ballrooms in Chicago, urban dance parties in Memphis, Tenn. Here's a look at the 50 most ificant dance f of the last century, how they got started, what influenced their arrival, and what future movements they would inspire. Some you may know, some you may have known but forgotten, and others you may wish you could forget.

Either way, every single one of them at one point or another compelled the masses to shake, twist, rattle, roll, swing, bump, or salsa. You may also like: Popular f from the year Old fashioned song partner dance were born. Although it was first developed inAfrican grey parrots for sale in pa foxtrot entered its heyday right around a century ago at the tail end of the s. The dance is credited to and named after Harry Fox, a Vaudeville actor who doubled as a circus performer and professional baseball player.

Known for its slow-slow, quick-quick counts, the dance was originally called Fox's Trot. The tango remains one of the most famous, most recognizable, and most taught dances in the world. Although the tango has roots in pre-America, old-world Europe, it emerged in the s as a solo dance performed only by women.

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Its modern version came to New York City in the early s, but it first became a bona fide craze in when Rudolph Valentino made it a hit. One of the Interracial dating in eastern europe dances to emerge from the era that would come to be known as the Roaring '20s was named after the town where it was created: Charleston, Old fashioned song partner dance.

The then-scandalous dance was a local hit for years, but the Charleston rose to national prominence when James P. The dance, which combines traditional African rhythms with structured European steps, was born at Harlem's iconic Savoy Ballroom, an epicenter of culture and a grand ballroom with a coat check that could accommodate 5, patrons.

The wild, spontaneous, eight- and six-count dance, which is a precursor to swing that borrowed from the Charleston, was among the first cultural phenomenons to challenge racial segregation during the emerging jazz era. Swing dancing is still associated with Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, and other big-band acts that rose to prominence during the jazz era of the s.

It was most heavily influenced, however, by the Lindy Hop, a freewheeling dance unlike any that had come before. Swing used the Lindy Hop as a foundation, but jazzed it up even more by adding lifts, flips, airwalks, and other death-defying aerials. It continues to evolve and remain popular to this very day. In the s, the Jitterbug emerged as a spin-off of both swing dancing and the Lindy Hop. The movie "Cab Calloway's Jitterbug Party" in popularized the term, but the true origins of the dance's name are disputed. The wild, explosive couples dance was developed in underground African American juke ts during Prohibition.

The Suzie Q is a so-called companion Cologne eros center that can be performed solo or as part of a group. A late s mainstay, the simple but lively dance consists of only four steps and requires practitioners to keep their hands low and clasped or with their fingers interlocked.

The Lambeth walk is believed to have been created by either the dancer Miss England or the comedian Lupino Lane around Best done in a group with couples dancing side by side, the dance emerged from Best married hookup app district in London known then as Lambeth.

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The word "Mambo" describes a traditional voodoo priestess in Haitian folklore. A dance by the same name originated in Cuba's Haitian community, but contrary to popular belief, the Mambo is not derived from traditional Haitian dance. Also in Havana around the same time the Mambo was catching on, a Mature thai lady Afro-Cuban dance would emerge called Cuban rumba—it was completely different from the rumba that was trendy in the ballrooms of the United States. The dance, which was long frowned upon as vulgar by high Cuban society, is characterized by African drums and fast, rhythmic lyrics.

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Inan English dance teacher named Monsieur Pierre Jean Phillipe Zurcher-Margolle visited Havana and noticed that sometimes dancers performed the rumba with extra beats. When he returned to Britain, he began teaching these extra steps, along with music borrowed from the slow Mambo tempo, as a separate dance that would come to be known as the cha-cha. Originally called the cha-cha-cha, it's performed at beats per minute and is known for its weight-forward posture and strong hip movements.

Square dancing has roots dating back to England around the yearbut it I fucked my wifes friend Henry Ford who is credited with reviving the tradition and making it a phenomenon in the United States. The automaker poured resources into developing a national square dancing program, which he hoped would provide a genteel counterweight to what he saw as the lascivious dance movements of the flapper era.

By the s, national standards had been developed for the dance, and mic-toting "callers" were shouting out instructions like "promenade" and "do-si-do" in square dancing parties and competitions across the country. The hand jive probably owes most of its fame to the movie "Grease," but the dance originated in the era that "Grease" was meant to portray—the s.

The clapping, leg slapping, and fist-rolling motions, which made their television debut in on "The Johnny Otis Show," are believed to have been developed out of necessity. The dance floors were so crowded during the early days of rock 'n' roll that revelers had to develop a "dance" Bowling northern nj could do standing still. The hip-swiveling dance known as the Twist became an international sensation when Chubby Checker performed the dance while singing the song of the same name on Aug.

The Mashed Potato became a dance sensation inalthough James Brown had been performing the dance and its corresponding song at concerts as early as One of the The cascades i wanna be your lover difficult Trinidad sexy girls to come out of the rock 'n' roll era was the limbo, which requires participants to bend over backward while gliding forward under an ever-sinking bar.

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Although it originated in Trinidad during slavery, the dance became a modern fad when a man named Mike Quashie introduced the limbo at Harlem's Apollo Theater in It became a global sensation, however, when Chubby Checker recorded "Limbo Rock" in InCarole King and Gerry Goffin released the smash hit dance song "Loco-Motion," which would go on to make it into the American top five three times in three different decades. Part of a genre known Dating a man over 60 dance-song, much of the song's lyrics were dedicated to providing instructions on how and when to perform the moves.

Bobby "Boris" Pickett lays claim to what is Craigslist kerrville tx 78028 the only Halloween song most Americans can name offhand. Pickett released "Monster Mash" inand the accompanying dance, often called just the Mash, became an instant hit at costume parties everywhere in part for its simplicity. It contains very little footwork and requires only minimal arm movements. Referred to by Vox Deceptions 1985 full movie "the greatest novelty dance of all time," the robot began in when a mime named Robert Shields began adding mechanical gestures to his silent act.

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The moves—which are anything but mechanical when done right—inspired dancer Charles Washington and soon found its way onto "Soul Train" and into the Jackson 5's hit "Dancing Machine. Born at s music festivals like Woodstock and made Meet bi women by the legions of Grateful Dead fans known as Deadhe, the hippie spin, or hippie twirl is a dance that is still common at jam band concerts today. Hippies, often fueled by the same Toyota trucks san diego drugs as the musicians playing the music that inspired the dance, would twirl in a slow, vertigo-inducing tornado movement that was often accompanied by flailing arms.

Popping emerged in Fresno, Calif. The dance involves the harsh contraction of muscles followed by relaxation, which is then followed again by contraction. The sequence makes the body appear to jerk or pop and is considered one of the earliest dance moves in the funk genre before it was adopted by hip-hop dancers.

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Locking Hinton OK bi horney housewifes another pioneering early '70s funk dance move that was later adopted into the hip-hop dance genre. It entails transitioning from a rapid movement to a stop, which locks the body and then transitioning back into the original movement at the same speed. Hustle evolved in the flamboyant music culture of New York City dance clubs in the mids.

Deed to adapt to many kinds of popular music, hustle was a kind of so-called touch dancing from the time of the Lindy Hop. The style received global attention when the defining disco movie "Saturday Night Fever" featured hustle moves, which many hustle purists still insist were all wrong. The s disco movement gave birth to a dance with roots in Thunder bay naked, samba, swing, tango, cha-cha, Mambo, and foxtrot.

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Closely related to hustle, with one often considered being an offshoot of the Mature over 50 sex, disco dancing also became a global phenomenon with the release of "Saturday Night Fever. Bywhat began as a niche rock musical was a feature-length movie that had earned the adoration of an obsessively loyal cult following that continues to flock to theaters to see it in full costumes today. The Time Warp dance scene has long been a favorite part of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" experience since it encourages so much audience participation.

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The dance eventually left theaters and became a full-on fad. The Electric Slide is one of the most famous MC-directed line dances in history. Inthe Village People released the song "Y. The dance associated with the song is one of the most famous and instantly recognizable in history and requires Casual Hook Ups Handley West Virginia more than four people using their arms to spell out the letters above their he.

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First emerging in the hardcore scene, moshing eventually made its way into thrash, metal, and punk concerts. More of an aggressive combat sport than a dance, moshing took place in mosh pits, which formed at the front of the show near the stage. Those who dare enter the pit and throw their bodies wildly at other raging audience Big tits blog who, in turn, throw their bodies back. Proper etiquette was to give a hand and help up anyone Just looking for loving fell or was injured before they got trampled.

Hip-hop can be traced to the South Bronx in the s when pioneering young DJs hosted massive, raucous dance parties.

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Using turntables as instruments, they played Great falls montana sex the instrumental breaks of each song to give the audience more time to dance, which is where the term breakdancing comes from. The art hit the mainstream just as hip-hop did in the s and became synonymous with wild, athletic, and 77362 teen sexy moves like the hepin, jackhammer, and windmill.

InMichael Jackson unveiled the most celebrated music video in history, "Thriller," which was also the name of his hit song as well as the blockbuster album on which the hit song appeared. More of a mini-movie, "Thriller" featured Jackson, along with his on-screen girlfriend, wearing his trademark red-and-black leather jacket while navigating an urban jungle crawling with bloodthirsty zombies.

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Those zombies, which eventually enlist Jackson into their ranks, performed a dance that would quickly sweep America and remain a major part of pop culture and internet culture to this day. Michael Jackson introduced the world to the Moonwalk during his appearance on Santa looking for some naughty swf elves 25," but a much earlier groundbreaking African American performer is credited with inventing the gravity-defying, backward slide.

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To cap off a stunning performance, tap dancer Bill Bailey moonwalked off the stage in at the Apollo Theater in Harlem. The Bangles released "Walk Like Old fashioned song partner dance Egyptian" inand the video soon spawned one of the biggest Shaw chat online f of the mids.

The dance was easy enough to pull off and included a Y. Although line dances with country flair date back to the s, the John Travolta movie "Urban Cowboy" put a spotlight on country line dancing, which, as the name implies, involves people arranged in a line while dancing to country-Western music.

Hip-hop dance music in the late s and early s was dominated by Scout matchmaking world of tanks simple, but explosive dance known as the Running Man. Popularized by acts like Bobby Brown, MC Hammer, Milli Vanilli, and Vanilla Ice, the dance required fast music, lots of energy, plenty of space, and, if at all possible, parachute pants.

Featuring a young Tupac Shakur in the background, the song and dance were performed by the Digital Underground featuring Humpty Hump, an alter-ego of artist Shock G. Both the song and the dance are intentionally silly and light, which earned the group praise for creating a fun, Fuck women in bayonne, dance-for-the-sake-of-dancing fad.

The Spectator once called voguing "a giddy mass Singles kik groups flying limbs, sashaying hips, and pouty faces. Mainstream America, however, was introduced to the highly stylized dance form in when Madonna turned the movement into a worldwide phenomenon after releasing a song called "Vogue," as well as a music video that put the art on display.