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jive

a style of lively and jerky dance performed to jazz and, later, to rock and roll, popular esp in the 1940s and 1950s
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King blues song goes, "No one loves you but your mother, and she may be jivin' you, too.
At The Hop ( Drivin' and Jivin' '50s Tour is appearing at the Hartlepool Town Hall Theatre tomorrow(FRI).
Nobody loves me but my mother, and she could be jivin' too.
The film runs the gamut of stereotypes, presenting black people as foul-mouthed, fried chicken-loving, sex-obsessed, shuckin' and jivin' hoochies, hustlers, and buffoons.
Jumpin' Jills and jivin' Cats, upstate Gates in Stetson hats, lace your boots and tighten your wig, here's some jive.
In Classroom Jukebox2, Philips, also called Jivin' Johnny, mixes more than 200 songs into his lessons, set around various topics.
It may not come cheap, but BMG Entertainment will do what it takes to keep on jivin'.
This fresh, energetic and unusual club night will combine live music from one of Ireland's top big bands Swing Nouveau with classics from the decks provided by DJ Jivin' Jordan.
Fast-paced, the show skips around from the Busby Berkeley thirties to the jivin' forties.
Sarasota was slow to pick up on the coffee-house trend, but now that it has arrived, everyone is jivin' on java.
The 1944 safety poster having the theme "Don't Mix Jivin' With Your Drivin'" reinforces this stereotype.