11/27/20 O&A NYC SHALL WE DANCE FRIDAY: The First Moonwalk- Bill Bailey At The Apollo Theatre (1955)

Bill Bailey, brother of singer Pearl Bailey, is frequently credited with inventing the moonwalk because of a tap dancing move called backslide; making this one of the first ever moonwalks on film

Bill Bailey tapping to a rather quiet instrumental version of the Larks’ hit The World is Waiting for Sunrise performed by the Paul Williams Quartet.

The First Moonwalk- Bill Bailey at The Apollo Theatre (1955)


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