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Thursday, October 28, 2004

1918 in music

No links on this entry because, as Manny would say, "You make your own destination."

The music world in 1918:

Ella Fitzgerald and Leonard Bernstein were busy being born (but not together), Al Jolson was in fine form, Bartok has his swerve on, and people are into songs like "Hinky Dinky Parlay Voo" (cf. Dos Passos), "How Ya Gonna Keep 'Em Down on the Farm," "Tishomigo Blues," "Tiger Rag" by the Original Dixieland Jazz Band, and Enrico Caruso's "Over There." The Jazz Age wasn't fully underway yet and King Oliver had just become a bandleader.

I said no links, but let me just refer to,, and as great resources for this time of information.


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