During the Dance Craze Years, partially driven by American Bandstand, one dance seemed to happen quickly and become incredibly popular. I'm talking about: THE STROLL, by a group called THE DIAMONDS. It was fairly simple to do if you could avoid falling over your own two feet. Form two lines, boys on one side, girls on the other making a kind of aisle. The first boy would meet the first girl in the middle, grasp hands and 'Stroll' down to the other end. This clip is a hoot, it
I'm in a Doo wop kinda mood. I was a major fan of DION & THE BELMONTS, and spent a little time around them back in the day. This is an incredible clip showing a very young DION, and his buddies from the corner. That all really happened, Doo wop groups standing under a street light singing A Cappella. This tune: I WONDER WHY is considered by many aficionado's the Belmont's best, but I was always partial to TEENAGER IN LOVE, probably because I often identified with the concept.