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Awakenings: Dance your heart away: SHAG!

on February 26, 2013

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Summer time, open-air beach parties, warm nights, cold beer and a hot date! With or without the beer, that was the era of the Carolina shag. An outdoor pavilion with the roar of the ocean waves in the background set the stage to dance your heart away hand-in-hand with your favorite gal or beau.

Sharla Shults‘s insight:

During the 50s, the “Shag” became such a way of life to so many people that it is hard to imagine a time before “Beach Music” and pink shoes.

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6 responses to “Awakenings: Dance your heart away: SHAG!

  1. Teepee12 says:

    Wow! Talk about memories! This brings back a whole bunch:-)

    • catnipoflife says:

      Yep! Loved those dancin’ days. Never will forget my husband and I attending a convention in Ft. Lauderdale. FL. We were in our 50s. The last night’s theme was 50s/50s dance. We dressed the part and took the dance floor by storm. Got kicked off because we were exciting the ‘older’ folks! hahahahaha For real!

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  3. RoSy says:

    Would be a nice time period to visit.

  4. Those were the days, my friend.
    How I wished they would never end.

    But alas……. Time and tide wait for no…..


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