A popular US dance of the 1920s.
- Her revue, Le Jazz Hot, included vernacular forms like the shimmy, black bottom, shorty george and the cakewalk.
- The dance known as the black bottom started in New Orleans and later worked its way to New York.
- In 1926, the stage play "Dinah" featured the black bottom and almost overnight the dance became as popular as the Charleston.
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