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Published on Feb 25, 2014
Of course there are other Lindy Hoppers of the original era that contributed great things to the dance. However, this is a great starting point.
The 20 (Okay, there are more than 20) dancers are:
1. Shorty George 2. "Big" Bea 3. Frankie Manning 4. Ann Johnson 5. Jewel McGowan 6. Dean Collins 7. Leon James 8. Norma Miller 9. "Snookie" Beasely 10. Willa Mae Ricker 11. George Greenidge (invented a lot of the Lindy Charleston moves) (w Ella Gibson) 12. Arthur Walsh 13. Jean Veloz 14. Lenny Smith 15. Al Minns (W Sugar Sullivan) Sugar Sullivan 16. Pepsi Bethel 17. Irene Thomas 18. William Downes 19. Mickey Jones 20. Hal Takier (w Alice Scott) 21. Betty Takier 22. Gil Brady