Dance, like vocals and beats, has been a way of carrying on tradition, and sometimes the movements produce some of the most memorable moments in our collective consciousness. Where were you when you first saw Michael Jackson's anti-gravity lean? If a woman flips her hand back and forth, does it not mean "put a ring on it"? Click on for some other unforgettable music video dance scenes.
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