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Let's Dance

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Lets Dance game quiz
"All these tunes spawned dance steps in the 50s,60s, 70s and even one from the 90s See if you can connect the artist to the dances."

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1. Chubby Checker gave us one of the most popular dances ever in 1960. What was it?
    Answer: (shake those hips (2 words, first one "the"))


2. The Peppermint Twist was a number one single in 1962 for Joey Dee and The Starlighters. What was ironic about its appearance at number one?
    It was written by Chubby Checker
    It replaced Chubby Checker's "The Twist" at number one
    It was actually released before "The Twist"
    Checker had previously covered this song


3. The "Hully Gully" was a Beach Boys cover tune.
    True
    False


4. The Diamonds recorded this top selling hit to popularize a hot dance craze during the late 50s. Which of these steps is it?
    The Walk
    The Stroll
    The Pace
    The Wander


5. The Dovells recorded an accapella dance tune which made the top of the charts in 1961. Name it.
    Bristol Stomp
    Rock and Roll Bop
    Party Hop
    Fosbury Flop


6. Dee Dee Sharp's biggest hit ever was a reference to a vegetable in a dance step. Which vegetable?
    Carrot
    Potato
    Corn
    String Bean


7. "The Loco-Motion" is a dance that has survived the decades. It has been covered by a number of major recording artists over the years. Who did the original version?
    Little Eva
    Kylie Minogue
    Grand Funk Railroad
    Carole King


8. This "dance" was started by a comedian with a kids television show in the 1960s. What dance did Soupy Sales give us?
    The Mouse
    The Hick
    The Jerk
    The Soup


9. "Do The Freddie" was a dance song that came to us from the U.K. Who was responsible for this?
    Robert Englund
    Freddie and The Dreamers
    Freddie Fender
    Freddie and the Freelaoders


10. Eydie Gorme? Not exactly a household name, except maybe in the Gorme household. What song (with a Latin flair) could this person possibly have done that would got her a mention here?
    Rockin' in Rio
    Blame It on the Bossa Nova
    Samba Surprise
    Cha Cha Nights


11. What singer, who originally asked us "Do You Want to Dance?" actually ended up singing about a dance in 1965 when he asked us to "C'mon and Swim"?
    Bobby Freeman
    Bobby Helms
    Bobby Sherman
    Bobby Thompson


12. Earl Nelson, originally a member of the duo Bob and Earl in the late 1950s, went on to a big success with this dance step tune, released under a pseudonym in 1965. What song was it?
    The Shuffle
    The Frug
    The Duck
    The Chicken Dance


13. The Jerk was another popular dance craze of the 1960s. So who thought it was so cool that they did a song called "Cool Jerk" in 1966?
    The Capitols
    The Hep Cats
    The Crypt
    The Funk Brothers


14. Arguably one of the most popular songs of the disco era, which of these songs actually won a Grammy Award?
    Boogie Fever
    Dancing Queen
    The Hustle
    Shake Your Booty


15. What Spanish song became a popular dance fad of the mid 1990s and also became one of the most successful songs of all time?
    Answer: (One Word)


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