The 1920’s were a sexy, sensual , even dangerous era. Folks had just come back from The World War and longed for normalcy. However, what they were able to accomplish was far superior. It was a time for fedoras and flappers with great gams.; Not to mention mafioso’s with a flagrant disregard for the feds. Bootleggin’ and rum runnin’ we’re the pastimes of choice for Al Capone and Luciano alike. Babe hit his first of many home runs, while others preferred the solace of a seedy opium den. The 20’s were liquored up. They were a time of excess. To be quite frank, they were the bee’s knees.
The Roaring 20’s were much more than just the stories Fitzgerald told. They were extravagant and decadent. They were everything you ever wanted to consume. Prohibition Vol. 2 plays homage to a time not quite forgotten, a time in which music morphed and thrived. A time when Jazz saw a spotlight most genres don’t get the luxury of gracing. Eubie Blake was one of the most popular of the time; notorious for beautiful tones and sweet melodies. Other artists like The Goofus Five & Adrian Rollini were pioneers in this era, bringing forth a tone that was both relevant and timeless.
For the modern, carefree and reckless. The one’s with the short black bobs and the blood red lips. For the men who hide their wicked grins underneath posh hats and behind shiny steering wheels. Those of you with your hushed secrets of sexual desire; your hands filthy with the deals of dirty trade. For the bosses and babes. For those just wanting to wash away the memories of a great, gruesome war.
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- The Wang Bang Blue – The Goofus Five & Adrian Rollini
- Vo-Do-Do-De-O Blues – The Goofus Five & Adrian Rollini
- The Japanese Sandman – Harry Raderman’s Novelty Orchestra
- When Eyes of Blues Are Foolin’ You – Howard Lanin
- I Wanna Be Loved By You – Helen Kane
- Alexander, Wheres That Band – Tiny Parham
- Don’t Tell Your Monkey Man – Tim Brymn & His Black Devils Orchestra
- My Cutey’s Due At Two-To-Two Today – The Little Ramblers
- Four & Five Times – King Oliver’s Dixie Syncopators
- Charleston Rag – Eubie Blake
- Original Dixeland One-Step – Miff Mole’s Molers
- Me And The Man In The Moon – L’Orchestre Des Ambassadeurs