Sunday, June 28th, 2009

origins of the moonwalk

This is a video by the same guy that did this mashup of Fred Astaire dancing to “Smooth Criminal.” In this clip, he shows the origins of the Moonwalk aka “The Backslide” by showing performances by: Fred Astaire, Bill Bailey, Buck and Bubbles, Cab Calloway, Clark Brothers, Sammy Davis Jr., Daniel L. Haynes, Rubberneck Holmes, Patterson and Jackson, Eleanor Powell, Bill Robinson, Three Chefs (only the feet), Tip Tap and Toe (feat. Ray Winfield), and Earl Snakehips Tucker.

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