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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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She's overwhelmed, but within seconds she's swingin' and jivin' to "Take the 'A' Train," with a high-kick that puts the exuberant chorus to shame.
But jivin' Johnny has other talents and his dancing CV includes strutting his stuff for Diana Ross, for Robbie Williams at the Brit Awards, plus Atomic Kitten and Five.
King blues song goes, "No one loves you but your mother, and she may be jivin' you, too." By the time you read this, the election may well be over.
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.
King in the song where he sings, "Nobody loves me but my mother, and she could be jivin', too." Did you ever get to feeling like that?
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.