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August 17, 2012 11:37 AM   Subscribe

There is very little English-language information on the dance troupe Ballet Zoom aside from this post on GoRetro. But more information is not needed to enjoy their performances involving psychedelic cats, psychedelic see-saws, psychedelic vampires, psychedelic "tribal" dances, and psychedelic psychedelic.

More Ballet Zoom than you can shake a stick at:

- Tutti Frutti
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Barry's Theme
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Can Can
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Comba (Jump Rope)
- Brasil 1 Brasil 2
- Begin the Beguine
- Chicago

If you were Somebody in Spanish-language entertainment in the 1970s you performed with Ballet Zoom. Those who had the pleasure are numerous:
- with Don Lurio, bizzare dream sequence with Don Lurio, Chattanooga with Don Lurio*
- with Micky* (Bye Bye, Fraulein!)
- with Palomar San Basilio, and giant clocks*
- with Los Golfos
- with Pilar Velázquez*
- with Raffaella Carrá and here*
- with Tom Jones*
- with The Osmonds (gettin' dirty)*
- with George McCrae*
- with Iris Chacón*
- with Luis Aguilé (and cowboys)*
posted by schroedinger (6 comments total) 13 users marked this as a favorite

 
They had me at kittens,men in tight jumpsuits and dancing.

Thanks for the post. There goes the afternoon...
posted by Isadorady at 11:46 AM on August 17, 2012


Looks like the Devo P-funk by way of Las Vegas version of Up With People.
posted by dances_with_sneetches at 11:47 AM on August 17, 2012 [3 favorites]


It certainly looks like everybody involved was having fun.
posted by Kevin Street at 11:48 AM on August 17, 2012


YES PLEASE
posted by "But who are the Chefs?" at 11:57 AM on August 17, 2012


The 'psychedelic cats' one is as awesome as a thousand hot dogs. Thank you.
posted by jammy at 2:45 PM on August 17, 2012


At first, I thought this was some hipster's idea of a joke after dropping Ecstasy too many times at a Polyphonic Spree concert. But now I'm all, "Dear God, it's real!"
posted by jonp72 at 3:08 PM on August 17, 2012


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