"Ginger Rogers did everything Fred Astaire did, but she did it backwards and while wearing heels." -- author unknown

"Ginger Rogers did everything Fred Astaire did, but she did it backwards and while wearing heels." -- author unknown

Kaye Popp & Stanley Catron demonstrating a step of The Lindy Hop. (Photo by Gjon Mili//Time Life Pictures/Getty Images)

Kaye Popp & Stanley Catron demonstrating a step of The Lindy Hop. (Photo by Gjon Mili//Time Life Pictures/Getty Images)

It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing | 1939    Meet Me At The Savoy! Photo Series (1 of 4)    The Savoy Ballroon was located in Harlem New York and open from 1926 to 1958. It was one of the most famous dance halls of the swing era and home to legendary dancers like Frankie Manning, Norma Miller, Leon James and Al Minns. The Savoy was an integrated ballroom unlike many of it’s contemporary ballrooms like the Cotton Club.

It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing | 1939 Meet Me At The Savoy! Photo Series (1 of 4) The Savoy Ballroon was located in Harlem New York and open from 1926 to 1958. It was one of the most famous dance halls of the swing era and home to legendary dancers like Frankie Manning, Norma Miller, Leon James and Al Minns. The Savoy was an integrated ballroom unlike many of it’s contemporary ballrooms like the Cotton Club.

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