Archive film shows Belfast kids going wild to Hippy Hippy Shake in 1964

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Recently rediscovered BBC footage of an exuberant Sunday afternoon disco in Ardoyne has gone viral

In 1964 it was the moment the children of Holy Cross parish in north Belfast waited for all week: at 3pm on Sunday their school held a disco.

For the price of a few pence they would pack the hall, the music would start and for the next few hours their world was a sublime realm of dance, joy and rock’n’roll, especially when the Hippy Hippy Shake played.

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