1920! The first year of American prohibition, the beginning of a decade long party fortified by bathtub gin, saxophones, flappers. In London police horses were replaced by cars. In Germany Hitler laid out the principles of his new Nazi party. Mahjongg and Ouija boards were popular. Everyone was singing 'Whispering', 'Swanee', and 'Alice Blue Gown.' This CD presents original recordings in the best and truest sound possible, featuring artists like Eddie Cantor, Al Jolson, Paul Whiteman, Nora Bayes, as well as mostly forgotten musicians such as Margaret Young, Ted Lewis, Ben Selvin, Billy Murray.
'Let the Rest of the World Go By' and settle back and listen.