cut a rug
Meanings of "cut a rug"
An old American idiom meaning to dance well (or to think you are dancing well) and / or dance energetically. It's not a phrase that you hear often anymore, but it would have been very common in the first half of the 1900s. "I saw you at the Flamingo Club last night. You were really cutting a rug!"
"cut a rug" in lyrics
This is a call of arms to live and love and sleep together
We could flood the streets with love or light or heat whatever
Lock the parents out, cut a rug, twist and shout
Wave your hands