How the Charleston changed the world - Dancing Times
The original Charleston craze started in 1923, with the song “The Charleston”, by Jimmy Johnson with words by Cecil Mack. Elizabeth Welch sang it in Runnin’ Wild, one of the Broadway revues that showcased black music and performers. The dance that went with it was picked up and copied, by other stage performers and by the public.
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