|Getting ready for USD 1967 Homecoming parade, downtown Vermilion. Yes, I had a collection of narrow ties. Photo courtesy USD Archives and Special Collections.|
|I never made it to the Whiskey a Go Go in Los Angeles. Here the Go Go Dancers perform the Watusi in a cage suspended from the ceiling. Photo courtesy of the dailymail.co.uk.|
Check out the Jefferson Airplane at youtube with White Rabbit!
It don't worry 'bout where it's going, no, no.
Don't fly, mister blue bird, I'm just walking down the road,
Early morning sunshine tell me all I need to know
Google Earth © image of the Colton area. Soldier Summit is just to the north of the upper border along US 6 leading to Spanish Fork/Provo. Price is to the south on US 6.
|Ozokerite collected near Colton, Utah. Note the shiny surface that creates a "slick" feel. Length is ~7.0 cm.|
|Map showing location of Uinta and Piceance Basins. Daniels Canyon Summit is located in the far northwest corner of the Basin. Map courtesy of pic2fly.com..|
There's a dance called the Watusi
it's out of sight,
First you slide to the left then to the right.
The Watusi is out of sight,
You slide to the left,
then to the right.
Take two steps up and keep it tight.
And do the Watusi,
it sure is a sight.
Come, on try, sugar pie,
OK, so the lyrics seem a little lame compare to lyrics today (often vulgar). But this song (sung by The Vibrations) and accompanying dance were "really big" in the 1960s. Note one of the photos above.