Dance In The 1920s
And how it effected generations to come
What Did The 1920's sound like?
Press 'play' and listen to what music would sound like during the 1920's. The below audio includes multiple songs from multiple artists, and will play as you read through this page. Further below is two more songs; Charleston Baby by Savoy Orpheans and Rag Doll by Harry Bidgood and his broadcasters.
1920s Music by Thomas Sloan
WHAT WERE THE ROARING TWENTIES?
FLAPPERS IN THE 1920'S
WHERE COULD YOU FIND FLAPPERS DURNIG THE 1920'S?
Flappers first started to come around in the early 1920's, and didn't go away until the 1930's, around when the Great Depression started.
HOW DID THEY DRESS?
REFLECTION OF THE TIME
JOSEPHINE BAKER: WHO WAS SHE?
HER GREATEST ACCOMPLISHMENTS
In 1922, Josephine Baker got a role in an all-black cast musical.
In 1926, she released some of her own music.
In 1925, she became a certified dancer in Paris, France.
She adopted 12 children, and raised them on her own at one point (before she remarried).
A LASTING IMPACT
Click the above link to watch a video of Josephine Baker doing the original Charleston dance in 1925.