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37941
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Williams Lake and Lake Artesia gained this status by becoming teen summer hotspots and concert sites for 1950s and 1960s music legends like Mary Wells, Eddie Floyd, and Jackie Wilson. Legend status also grew from being popular places for the Shag, a dance associated with a musical genre originating in the Carolinas during this time: Beach.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 81 Issue 12, May 2014, p183-184, 186 Periodical Website
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38259
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Helping to offer an understanding of beach music and shag is the author’s discussion of the dance style, its accompanying music, famous recording artists, and a disc jockey who played a pivotal role in making beach music and shag synonymous with Eastern North Carolina.
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Record #:
39380
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This article gives the biography and background of Craig Woolard, one of the members of the popular band 'The Embers." It also brings up some of the bands from the 1960's and 1970's that played in North Carolina.