Lindy Hop

Lindy hop is the first of the family of swing dances, developing in Harlem in the 1920s and 1930s along with swing music, the popular style of jazz music at the time. It evolved as a fusion of a number of dances that were popular at the time including Charleston, breakaway, and tap.

Lindy Hop has also been called Jitterbug and Swing.


Tempo Information

The Lindy Hop is generally danced to music in a 4/4 Meter between 30 and 45 measures per mintue (120 and 180 beats per minute) . Click here to see a list of Lindy Hop songs between 120 and 180 beats per minute.

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music4dance's top 10 songs for dancing Lindy Hop

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No Opinion In The Mood - Glenn Miller Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion Rockin' Robin - Bobby Day Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion At The Woodchoppers Ball - Woody Herman Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion One O’clock Jump - Count Basie Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion My Same (Album Version) - Adele Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion For Dancers Only - Jimmie Lunceford Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion Footloose - Kenny Loggins Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion I Love A Rainy Night - Eddie Rabbitt Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion All Shook Up - Elvis Presley Beat Energy Mood

Browse all 1801 Lindy Hop songs in the music4dance catalog.


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