When I was in high school my English teacher was a huge enthusiast of the 1920’s and after we read “The Great Gatsby” we learned how to dance the Charleston, as well as other 1920’s dances.
If you are interested here is a How to Dance the Twisting Charleston (My favorite!) click here!
On to the Music!
Ain’t We Got Fun Peggy Lee (first lyrics meantioned in the book) Link.
Angel Child Louis Armstrong Link.
“Yes, Sir! That’s My Baby!” Lee Morse Link.
Who’s Sorry Now Marion Harris Link.
“Ain’t She Sweet?” Gege Austin Link.
Swanee Al Johnson Link.
Look for the Silver Lining Marion Harris Link.
Down by the Ohio The Andrews Sisters Link.
Here is a quick video of flappers dancing in memorium to Ruta Badowski (the start of it all) here.
I am so so happy that I thought to do this post! It was so much fun to do. I hope you enjoyed reading it! (I think this encaptures how big of a nerd I actually am) I love the 1920’s and I am so excited to be reading a book in that era.
Let me know your thoughts in the comments below.
-Till next time!