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The Great Gatsby’s Roaring Twenties from Smithsonian Folkways

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby depicts a dynamic post–World War I society—rich, jazzy, and brash. “The Great Gatsby’s Roaring Twenties from Smithsonian Folkways” features music from the era, including three songs directly referenced in the novel: “Three O’Clock in the Morning,” “The Sheik of Araby,” and “A Love Nest.” Put on your dancing shoes and two-step to these tunes and more with artists such as Zez Confrey, Lizzie Miles, and Emile Barnes.

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