America Dancing: From the Cakewalk to the Moonwalk

by Megan Pugh,
The Florida Courier, December 11, 2015

In 1984, 18-year-old Larry T. Ellis performed his imitation of Michael Jackson to high school students in Pittsburgh, football halftime shows, and hotel bars around the country. Ellis had never met his idol, but he told reporters, “I dance with him every night in my dreams.” He did not need to add that millions of admirers throughout the world did the very same thing.

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