Rock 'n' Roll: The Nubes

ROCK 'N' ROLL

Karen Levine, the daughter of a New York radar engineer, goes to sleep at night with her transistor radio pulsating reassuringly beneath her pillow. Her dream is always the same: she becomes a dancer on TV's Hullabaloo and gaily frugs the night away. Karen, who wears red mesh tights and white Courrèges-style boots for real-life frugging, says that rock 'n' roll really gets through to her, especially those tear-drenched ballads about unrequited love. "I know what it's like to be blue," she sighs, "because that's how I feel when my...

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