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SYNCOPATE YOUR CARES AWAY

Thanks to Steven Ramm for pointing this out!  From aaron1912 of YouTube, courtesy of British Pathe news footage, here’s a collection of wonderful tap dancers from the Thirties.

These great mobile artists are new to me (although perhaps not to dance historians in the audience): their names are Pauline Ward; Ted Andrews (Julie’s stepfather!) playing for an unknown dancer; Charles Parker; Jose and Heather Anderson; Jean Rema.

If you can watch this video without a momentary powerful pang — a wish to get up from the computer and execute these steps — see your neurologist.  I don’t expect that people can do these magnificent moves, but that most of us want to.

May your happiness increase.

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