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05 December 2008

Music of Prohibition



Enjoy some great music from the age of Prohibition. Today marks the 75th anniversary of the repeal of the Volstead Act, otherwise known as the 18th Amendment. + (256)

Tracks (covers)

1. Minnie The Moocher (Theme Song) (78rpm Version) - Cab Calloway & His Orchestra
2. Chicago Breakdown - Louis Armstrong
3. It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) - Duke Ellington & his Orchestra
4. Sugar Foot Stomp - Fletcher Henderson
5. I Got Rhythm - Don Redman
6. Shim Sham Shimmy - The Dorsey Brothers Orchestra
7. Stompin' At The Savoy (78rpm Version) - Chick Webb's Savoy Orchestra
8. Kater Street Rag - Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orchestra
9. The Mooche - Duke Ellington
10. You Drink Too Much - State Street Swingers
11. Mood Indigo - Duke Ellington
12. Chicago Stomp Down - Duke Ellington
13. Take The A Train (78rpm Version) - Cab Calloway
14. Black And Tan Fantasy - Duke Ellington
15. St. Louis Blues - The Mills Brothers
16. Bootlegger Blues - Mississippi Sheiks
17. Rockin' In Rhythm - Duke Ellington
18. Diga Diga Do - The Mills Brothers
19. Sweet Georgia Brown - California Ramblers
20. When The Moon Shines On The Moonshine - Bert Williams
21. Charleston - California Ramblers
22. Happy Days Are Here Again - Casa Loma Orchestra

8 comments:

Arthur said...

Looks excellent, thank you.

Chester Proudfoot said...

You're welcome!

doug said...

This post looks fabulous. can you show me the download link?
Thanks, bassooner.

Chester Proudfoot said...

Doug, look for the + sign. Pwd is Volstead (not case sensitive).

doug said...

Than you. I can tell, you appreciate really good music.

Chester Proudfoot said...
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Chester Proudfoot said...

Thanks. I've got roughly 300 or so of this genre in my collection, and hopefully I'll be able to share it all. The best part is that now I'm listening to all of these as I post.

Fyi, you can hear streams of this music on Radio Dismuke, Hot Jazz Saturday Night (with Rob Bamberger) and the 1920s Radio Network (see my links). All free and no commercials.

Chester Proudfoot said...

Scans of the cover and booklet info have been added to the post.