“Sonny Allen the last of the World’s Famous Savoy Ballroom Harvest Moon Lindy Hop Champion, plus Frankie Manning, Norma Miller, Sugar Sullivan, Barbara Billups, Al Minns, Pepsie Bethel, etc.”
Some of the remaining (and greatest) Lindy Hoppers from the Savoy Ballroom had a reunion on April 9, 1983 at Sandra Cameron’s Dance Studio in New York.
0:00 Al Minns & Barbara Billups
0:10 Sonny Allen & Ruth ‘Sugar’ Sullivan
0:26 Al Minns & ???
0:38 Frankie Manning & Tiny Thomas???
0:59 Sony Allen & Norma Miller
1:19 ??? & ???
1:37 Pepsi Bethel & Barbara Billups
1:50 Frankie Manning & Ruth ‘ Sugar’ Sullivan
4:04 ??? & Crystal Johnson???
6:21 Frankie Manning & ???
Please let us know if you are able to name any of the other dancers in the clip. Cheers!!
What’s your favorite moment? We love that they all did Stops to Jumpin’ at the Woodside 💜💜💜