The Dancing Twenties

The Dancing Twenties

Various Artists FWRBF27 / RBF 27

From the wildly popular Charleston to the foxtrot, the music of the 1920s provided entertainment for dancers throughout the United States and beyond. This compilation presents "on location" recordings of popular dance tunes from the Roaring Twenties.

Year Released 1976
Record Label Folkways Records
Source Archive Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Copyright 2004 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings / 1976 Folkways Records
Genre(s) Jazz & Ragtime
Country(s) United States
Instrument(s) Piano
Subject(s) Jazz; Ragtime

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101 Charleston The Isham Jones Orchestra 2:49
102 Think of Me The Isham Jones Orchestra 3:09
103 Brown Sugar The Piccadilly Revels Orchestra 2:43
104 Mobile Blues The Gene Rodemich Orchestra 3:16
105 Jump Steady Blues The Original Six 3:23
106 Follow the Swallow The George Olsen Orchestra 2:45
107 Footloose The Okeh Syncopators 2:44
108 Red Hot Mama The Ray Miller Orchestra 2:52
201 I'm All Broken Up Over You The Ted Weems Orchestra 3:10
202 All Muddled Up The Zez Confrey Orchestra 2:57
203 I'm Through Shedding Tears Over You Guyon's Paradise Orchestra 3:00
204 He's a New Kind of Man The Roseland Dance Orchestra 3:10
205 Why Should I Believe in You The Scranton Sirens Orchestra 2:47
206 Longing for You Warner's Seven Aces 2:51
207 You'll Want Me Back Some Day The Lloyd Finlay Orchestra 2:53
208 Spanish Shawl Edwin J. McEnelly's Orchestra 3:09
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