Sam Ribakoff

A dancer shows off some footwork moves at Rocksteady.; Credit: Photo by K. Farquharson

Chicago Juke and Footwork Find a Home Away From Home in Little Tokyo

Funkadelic’s “(Not Just) Knee Deep” is the best dance song ever recorded, maybe even the best song ever recorded. Upon deployment on any floor, dancers and wallflowers alike compulsively blurt out George Clinton’s wordless pre-chorus. Whether they’re familiar with the original version of the song, or De La Soul’s sample......