Do you know how to do “The Lurch” Dance?


On the day before Halloween in 1965, a song and dance based on Lurch from the Addams Family, was introduced on the ABC music program Shindig! The song was aptly titled, “The Lurch” and after it premiered, popular music was never the same. The dance itself looks like some sort of line dance. Maybe even sort of electric slide-like?


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