Dancing Through The 20th Century: 1900s



In the first of our new series examining the first 100 years of dance records, 20 Jazz Funk Greats blogger David McNamee looks at the very first dance music records - recordings of popular ragtime tunes - pressed to 10” and 12” shellac discs in the early 1900s.

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  • James Lent-Ragtime Drummer
  • Scott Joplin-Elite Syncopations
  • Sousa’s Band-Hu-la Hu-la Cake Walk
  • Fred van Eps-the international cakewalk
  • Vess L. Ossman-Various
  • Scott Joplin-The Entertainer
  • Billy Murray-Give My Regards To Broadway