To all dancers, dance enthusiasts and tap dancers, join us in celebrating the Birthday of Lon Chaney today 01/27/1927.
A Tap Master and National Treasure. born Isaiah Chaneyfield, went from being a boxer to a tap dancer.
Started performing in the 60’s and 70’s with The Original Hoofers also appeared in both Paris and Broadway productions of Black and Blue, known as the King of the Paddle and Roll. Chaney was the co host of La Cave with Jimmy Slyde.
Enjoy the clip from Broadways Black and Blue. Chaney is the first from the right and the last man out in the Hoogers Line