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Eden, NC; Lynrock Swimming Pool +

Coke Plant and 360 Drive-In,Danville, VA

First heard Beach Music at the Old Lynrock Swimming Pool on the juke box outside. They also had dances in the summertime there.

Louis Griffin was the smooth-stepper there.

Lynrock is in Eden. Lynn Stephenson also danced there, but I did not kinow him then. He was older. Ran into him at the beach again in the mid 70's when Fat Jack's was hot.

Special Beach Song: "Wee Baby Blues" -- Joe Turner and "Kidnapper" by Jewell & the Rubies

Fave Band: Tropics from Reidsville, NC

Best Dancer: Louis Griffin

Hangouts: Coke Plant and 360 Drive-In in Danville, VA to see the Tams and the Showmen

Beach DJ: WYPR, Danville, VA

--Gene Ward, Stoneville, NC, February 2000


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