ED Publications: Woman Who Popularized Topless Dancing, Passes at 78
Her entrance each night was about as “grand” as a performer could imagine: She was brought to the stage at the Condor Club in San Francisco from above, as she danced atop a white grand piano while it was lowered from the ceiling.
“Carol Doda, whose 44DD, silicone-enhanced breasts became known as the “Twin
Peaks of San Francisco,” passed away on Monday, November 9th, from kidney failure,
at age 78. She danced topless at the Condor Club for over 20 years, giving her final
performances in 1985 (she also performed bottomless on occasion as well, a practice
which she first dared in 1969). Within that 20-year span, she was a full-blown Bay Area
celebrity. That fame came immediately, as just a few days after that initial topless
performance, attendees from the 1964 Republican National Convention in San Francisco flocked to the Condor”
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