Appalachian Teen Clogging

Appalachian teen competitive clogging troupe, Blue Ridge Mountain Dancers, clogging, flat-footing, foot-stomping, buck dancing, or jigging it in someone’s living room, 1964.

Not long after the group was formed in 1962, they found that they had musical talent as well and began singing and playing instruments for audiences, which was a great relief to the exhausted teens. The group went on for forty years, traveled all over the U.S. and the Bahamas, and appeared on Marquees with the likes of Pete Seeger and Joan Baez.

And here they are in 2009: