Freak Dancing (1998)

Grant Barrett gbarrett at WORLDNEWYORK.ORG
Tue Jan 11 14:08:59 UTC 2005

On Jan 11, 2005, at 00:49, Benjamin Zimmer wrote:
> But this all goes back about 15 years earlier to the disco dance craze
> called "the Freak", immortalized by Chic's 1978 hit "Le Freak". From
> an interview with Chic's Nile Rodgers:

Which in turn seems to be a natural off-shoot of  the various sexually
related forms of "freak" which predate the song. I'd be interested to
see if we can uncover a freaking = dancing before Chic's super disco

Grant Barrett

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