Southern majorettes, 1961 (left to right): Joy Mercer, June Preston, Bettye Kemp, Brook Bennett, Jo Ann Cummings and head majorette Carolyn Caudill.
Go-go boots, tassels, short, flouncy skirts and showing lots of leg, the white-gloved, bouncy twirlers leading the band dazzled us guys . . . trouble is, they were experts with clubs!