Fascinating Rhythm: Original Songs of the 1920s
Fascinating Rhythm: Original Songs of the
Ah, the Twenties! Can there ever have been such a decade, so endlessly discussed, pored over and analysed? We see it as a period of unparalleled hedonism, quite unlike any other, with Bright Young Things seemingly engaged in a perpetual day-and-night party, fuelled by bathtub gin and dancing wantonly to the bright, snappy rhythms of jazz.F. Scott Fitzgerald defined the era as the 'Jazz Age', publishing his novel 'The Great Gatsby' in 1926, a key text for the times, encapsulating the headlong but ultimately self-destructive mood of the moment, what one writer called 'the greatest, gaudiest spree in history'.Track List: Bert Firman - Kansas City KittyRed Nichols - After You've GoneSavoy Havana Band - Masculine Women & Feminine MenThe Charleston Chasers - Wabash BluesThe Savoy Orpheans - The CharlestonJack Hylton & His Orchestra - There's One Little Girl Who Loves MeMiff Moles Little Molers - You Took Advantage of MeNew Mayfair Orchestra - Spread a Little HappinessPaul Whiteman & His Orchestra - Louisiana Duke Ellington & His Orchestra - Cotton Club StompJack Hylton & His Orchestra - Button Up Your OvercoatPaul Whiteman & His Orchestra - There Ain't No Sweet ManTed Lewis & His Band - Glad Rag DollThe Savoy Orpheans - Five Foot Two, Eyes Of BlueJoe Venuti & Eddie Lang - DinahThe Rhyt...
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