The Time The Twist Took Over The Country - And Baltimore | WYPR

The Time The Twist Took Over The Country - And Baltimore

Sep 19, 2014

In the 1960s, Baltimoreans were dancing the new Twist, caught up in the national craze. The wild and out-of-control dancing was, according to Chief Officer Horan of the Baltimore Fire Safety Divisions, creating safety hazards. He tried his best to get the mess straightened out. He failed - and some think only because he wasn't himself invited to twist with the dancers.