3 years ago, a former chicken plucker from South Philly hit it big with "The Twist", which is the only pop tune to ever hit the number 1 spot twice; first in September 1960 and -again- in January 1962. A throng of twistin' tunes followed...and are still coming out in '63...making this the biggest dance craze EVER.
A conversation is overheard in National Record Mart at THE MALL:
"I saw a film on The Jack Parr Program last night about some rock & roll group in England who are named after an insect or something. Jack said that they are really a big thing over there. I don’t think that they'll ever make it big in America, though. All the music critics are insisting that rock & roll -and guitar- music will be out of style by 1964..."