Music in 1924

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1924 Remember


Jazz gained popularity in 1920s

Jazz gained popularity in 1920s.

Radio and phonograph records were becoming popular and able to provide music in the home setting.

1920s dance hall
1920s dance hall

Public dance halls, clubs, and tea rooms opened in the cities.

Popular Tin Pan Alley composers like Irving Berlin incorporated ragtime influence into their compositions, though they rarely used the specific musical devices that were second nature to jazz players—the rhythms, the blue notes.

Few things did more to popularize the idea of hot music than Berlin’s hit song of 1911,”Alexander’s Ragtime Band,” which became a craze as far from home as Vienna.



Popular Songs

Fascinating RhythmFascinatin Rhythm

I’ll See You in My Dreams

Oh, Lady Be Good

The One I Love Belongs to Someone Else

Rose Marie

Tea for Two

When You and I Were Seventeen

It Ain’t Goona Rain No Mo’

California, Here I Come! By Al Jolson

Memory Lane

What’ll I do?

Dancing the popular dance, Charleston
Dancing the popular dance, Charleston

It Had to be You

Somebody Loves Me

Linger Awhile


I’m Goin South


I love you

Sun-Kist Rose


Little Butterfly

How Come You Do Me Like You Do?

Covered Wagon Days


Popular Performers:

Ted Lewis and His Band
Ted Lewis and His Band

Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra

Al Jolson

Ted Lewis & His Band

Marion Harris

Isham Jones & His Orchestra

John McCormick

Benny Krueger & His Orchestra

The Duncan Sisters

Eddie Cantor

Vincent Lopez & His Orchestra

Irene Bordoni

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