Frankie Manning and the Lindy Hop, Part 1

Frankie Manning grew up loving dance, learning and practicing in ballrooms and private parties in New York. His innovations in creating new moves for the Lindy hop led him from dancing as a hobby to a career as a performer.

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Topics in this Podcast: dance history, civil rights, black history, Lindy Hop, New York, Frankie Manning, 20th century, not just in the south, entertainment history, biographies