Group of people dancing The Twist at a party

Made:
c. 1962 in United Kingdom
photographer:
Arthur Tanner
and
Arthur Tanner
and
'Group of people dancing The Twist at a party'
      A photograph entitled 'Group of people dancing the Twist at a party'

'Group of people dancing The Twist at a party' A photograph entitled 'Group of people dancing the Twist at a party'

A photograph entitled 'Group of people dancing the Twist at a party', taken around 1962 by A Tanner for the Daily Herald.

The Twist was a dance craze which started when Hank Ballard's 'The Twist' was released as a B-side in 1959. The craze led to artists such as Chubby Checker, Sam Cooke and the Beatles releasing twist themed records.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/12523
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
The Daily Herald Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford