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January 30, 2023 62 min
An interview with Joel Selvin and John Johnson, Jr. co-authors of "Peppermint Twist: The Mob, the Music, and the Most Famous Dance Club of the '60s." Host Nate Wilcox asks them about the connections between music and organized crime, the beginnings of the Ronettes, The Beatles visit, and the launch of the Twist on the adult world of the early 1960s. SAVE THE LET IT ROLL PODCAST We're almost 5/6th to our goal to fund a year's worth of production on the Let It Roll podcast (that's 104 episodes)! The outpouring of support for the show has been really exciting to see. If you already gave, thanks so much! If you don't have the funds to give anything, no worries, enjoy the show. Click here to support the show Here's the link if you need to cut and paste: Buy the book and support the show. Have a question or a suggestion for a topic or person for Nate to interview? Email Follow us on Twitter. Follow us on Facebook. Let It Roll is proud to be part of Pantheon Podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
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