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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Chalypso was a popular dance from 1957 which combined the sounds and feel of the cha-cha-cha and calypso. It was developed and popularized by dancers on American Bandstand. It is among the dances listed in "At the Hop" by Danny and the Juniors.A favorite song for chalypso was Billy and Lillie's "La De Dah," which had been released on Bandstand host Dick Clark's Swan Records. Many artists recorded chalypsos, including Ike Turner and Chubby Checker. The craze was supplanted by Checker's version of "The Twist."show more

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  • Paperback | 18 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 1mm | 41g
  • Utilpublishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136275651
  • 9786136275659