Polka dancing became popular in Bohemia in the 1830's. It's popularity only grew in the twentieth century, and spread throughout Europe and the United States. The medium tempo and steady beat make it easy to dance to.
"I'm searching for all forms of music out there. But I don't see no more Billie Holidays, no more Marvin Gayes, no more Smokey Robinsons. I don't even see no more Nirvanas."