The Stroll was both a slow rock 'n' roll dance and a song that was popular in late 1950s.
Billboard first reported that "The Stroll" may herald a new dance craze similar to the "Big Apple" in December 1957. "The Stroll" was written by Clyde Otis and Nancy Lee and was recorded by the Canadian group The Diamonds (Mercury 71242).
The original version of the song reached number four on the Billboard pop charts, number five on the R&B charts… read more
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