Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Sock Hop

Since most high school dances were held in the gym, students removed their shoes to prevent damaging the hardwood floors.  Couples danced the jitterbug, the bop and the twist in socks (or barefoot).  Tunes written for slow dancing were also popular, and enamored couples sometimes became "entangled" while still managing to walk around to the music.

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