Dance Crazy! Music From the Charleston To the Jive – 1920s, 30s & 40s

February 27, 2017 - Comment

Way back in the Twenties, on into the Thirties, the Forties and beyond, the public thronged to dance halls, lured by the lively atmosphere and buoyed up by romance, to dance the night away to the music of their favourite bands. They bought records too, in the millions – all 78rpm, of course – and

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Way back in the Twenties, on into the Thirties, the Forties and beyond, the public thronged to dance halls, lured by the lively atmosphere and buoyed up by romance, to dance the night away to the music of their favourite bands.
They bought records too, in the millions – all 78rpm, of course – and danced some more at home, practising the latest steps and generally having fun. To our eyes now, these were times of innocence, of simple joy, of mostly humdrum lifestyles, just ready for an injection of glamour.

Track List: Track Listing

The Savoy Orpheans – Charleston

Johnny Hamp’s Kentucky Serenaders – Black Bottom

Savoy Orpheans – The Blue Room

Jack Hylton – That’s You, Baby/Walking With Susie

Paul Whiteman – Happy Feet

Duke Ellington – Rockin’ In Rhythm

Casa Loma Orchestra – Put On Your Old Grey Bonnet

Cab Calloway – The Man From Harlem

Jack Payne – Tiger Rag

Dorsey Brothers – Tailspin

Chick Webb – Clap Hands, Here Comes Charley

Jimmie Lunceford – For Dancers Only

Red Norvo – Just You, Just Me

Louis Jordan – At The Swing Cats’ Ball

Tommy Dorsey – Deep Night

Glenn Miller – Boulder Buff

Earl Hines – The Jitney Man

Bob Crosby – King Porter Stomp

Nat Gonella – Hep! Hep! The Jumpin’ Jive

Casa Loma Orchestra – The Boogie Woogie Man

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