The Spaceport Tango

04-Apr-07 10:05 AM by
Filed under Star Wars; 5 comments.

I don't watch Dancing with the Stars, but thanks to, I got to see Joey Fantone and Princess Leia dance the tango to the Star Wars theme:

5 Responses to “The Spaceport Tango”

  1. Ken Gagne adds:

    Seems George Lucas was disappointed in Fantone's uninspired choice of attire, according to this story on

  2. Ken Gagne adds:

    Joey's insights into the evolution of the dance are now at

  3. Ken Gagne adds:

    Although the Star Wars theme variation used in this dance number was original, it's very reminiscent of Meco's classic disco remix. Here's the iTunes link.

  4. Dangerusdave adds:

    I thought the music was kind of dumb. At first I had trouble distinguishing the Star Wars themes.

  5. Ken Gagne adds:

    Dave, though the music is certainly an odd choice to tango to, there was only one theme being remixed. I found it fairly recognizable.