Origins of the Moonwalk

I’ve always said if you wanna be a great entertainer or performer study how the old cats use to do it. Which is why I’ll always look back at guys like Richard Pryor, Dick Gregory, Red Foxx, Young Eddie Murphy, bill Cosby…etc.

via Broccolicity: If you watch closely, you can see where his inspiration lies throughout the history of tap, jazz and even big band. These videos were taken mostly from 1929-1955. Even without the MJ ties, its a really cool video and kind of impressive with how these moves were started so long ago.

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~ by roosta27 on July 17, 2009.

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