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A dance to rock-and-roll music performed with swivelling and shuffling movements of the body, originally popular in the 1960s.
- ‘Files are only available for 10 days after posting, so jump on that podcast on the history of boogaloo before it disappears.’
- ‘Link arms and try to break the world record for joined up electric boogaloo.’
- ‘History loves to repeat itself and, with this in mind, I suggest you go see The Detroit Cobras July 5 at Petit Campus and do the boogaloo!’
- ‘I think I'll call it electric boogaloo from now on, to remove all doubt that what I'm doing is ultimately absurd, credo te absurdum…’
- ‘There may be some electric boogaloo involved, the jury is still out on that one.’
- ‘The judges watched as dancers showed off their pops, boogaloos, flips and tumbles.’
- ‘The jazz boogaloo rears its well worn head on ‘Coming Up Roses’, but it is beautifully counter balanced by the folky atmosphere of ‘Barca’.’
- ‘It's done in the style of the boogaloo of the early '50s, that sort of Elvis style.’
- ‘At times, the sound ventures into psychedelic boogaloo (the magnificent ‘Portland, Oregon’, in which he duets) or vicious punkabilly.’
- ‘A love for films shines through each frame and the era is recreated with obvious affection, scored to perfection with some tasty boogaloo beats.’
- ‘She drops a very special set of steamy tropical sounds (mambo salsa, boogaloo, merengue and samba) at Unity II's Friday College Night.’
- ‘A dancer from the hip-hop world would show me pops and boogaloos and all that.’
- ‘‘Steamer Lane’, ‘South City Midnight Lady’ and ‘Snake Man’ provide some Eagles-esque country contrast, before it's back to beefed-up boogaloos.’
- ‘If popping is the rigid angles, boogaloo is more liquid-like.’
- ‘In this case, the variables include vintage dancefloor jazz, dirty funk, boogaloo and hip hop, with a little samba and house in there too.’
- ‘A throwback to the days of dancefloor jazz, boogaloo and earthy funk, the band's members cut their teeth in the company of prime movers of the genre.’
- ‘If you've got an appetite for salsa, Latin soul and boogaloo, you're about to get your fill for absolutely nothing this year.’
- ‘While their sounds are far from new, Findlay offers a fresh platter of seamlessly mixed house grooves, breakbeats and boogaloo.’
- ‘Yet where others might find nothing but bland boogaloo, Young finds pearls from Ray Barretto, Stanley Turrentine, Freddie Hubbard and Nina Simone.’
Perform the boogaloo.‘nearly 2,000 people pressed in behind them to boogaloo along Pennsylvania Avenue’
- ‘While my contemporaries were boogalooing to the stuff on this list, I was in my room with my Kay acoustic and harmonica holder working through the Bob Dylan songbook.’
- ‘She was always available for a shoulder to cry on, or to share a triumphant moment with, or to go out boogalooing.’
- ‘These guys, though, make me want to boogaloo down Blaisdell.’
- ‘There wasn't any actual boogalooing or two-stepping going on in the corporate offices of Canada's private sports broadcasters this week.’
- ‘Robson, now 21, got boogalooing and moonwalking when most of us are running around like headless chickens.’
- ‘The crowds and excitement grow every weekend, and it makes me proud to see my people boogalooing to some of L.A.'s hottest stage acts in Chicano Music today.’
- ‘This course will introduce the student to the fundamentals and choreography of hip hop funk styles (example: locking, popping, boogalooing, waving, etc.).’
- ‘During his stay in L.A., he boogalooed his way into videos by Herb Alpert, Davina and Adina Howard, and came close to landing a role in ‘Jungle Book,’.’
- ‘They all came in handy as he tapped out a percussive portrait of bouncing breasts and boogalooing bottoms sashaying by on a summer day.’
- ‘Those were some of the original styles of boogalooing.’
- ‘Meanwhile, the wide aisle bisecting the Terrace Room at Newark's Symphony Hall filled with jitterbugging, jiving and boogalooing dancers.’
- ‘The Ballistic Cube is a violently reactive target that jumps, bucks and boogaloos with each hit, then lands showing you a four-inch surface every time.’
- ‘It depicts the experiences of common black folk in courtrooms, slum bars, and on the streets, with pimps and jivers, boogalooing and loving Malcolm X.’
- ‘To convey his good tidings he lapses into party-animal mode, bellowing and boogalooing in the bleary, mega-groovy manner of his on-screen character.’
- ‘Sooo, Jack and I grabbed our Raybans, cranked up the Bluesmobile and boogalooed all the way home.’
1960s: perhaps an alteration of boogie-woogie.
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