Does anyone fancy a dance?
Welcome to the new series of the music column where I am joined as always by Jazz singer and composer William Price King. We hope you will join us every Tuesday for some of the chart hits of the big band era from the 1930s through to the 1950s.
Some of the earlier videos are not of the best quality however where possible we have sourced remastered copies to share with you. Considering some are almost 100 years old, it is remarkable that they exist at all. A testament to the love of the music of that era. Along with our selections each week we will also be showcasing one of the dance crazes from the 1920s onwards and as with the music videos some are not of the highest quality and in some cases I have substituted more modern versions.
Here is my next selection from the Big Band…
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Thanks very much for the reblog Danny hugsx
Yes, I fancy a dance. Always loved it. Music from these eras and music altogether lifts the spirit.
I think you’re right about music lifting the spirits.
A lovely share, Danny
I fancied a dance!