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Dancing Through The 20th Century: 1910s

London, 15.08.16

Having examined ragtime and the very first dance records in last week’s episode, David McNamee unravels the surprising pop history of proto-blues and of jazz, when it was still music made primarily for dancing.

Tracklist

  • Prince's Band 
    St. Louis Blues
  • Marion Harris 
    There's A Lump Of Sugar Down In Dixie (1918)
  • Marion Harris 
    My Syncopated Melody Man (1916)
  • Collins & Harlan
    Memphis Blues
  • Collins & Harlan
    Alabama Jubilee
  • W.C. Handy's Memphis Blues Band 
    Fuzzy Wuzzy Rag
  • W.C. Handy's Memphis Blues Band 
    That Jazz Dance
  • Frisco Jazz Band
    Selection
  • Earl Fuller
    Jazz Deluxe
  • Earl Fuller
    Beale Street Blues
  • Original Dixieland Jazz Band
    Selection