Monday, August 07, 2006

Tunes at the Turn of the Century

A Hipsters' Guide to Revolution - Music Scene 3

John Philips Sousa was a bad man. Probably not, but it sounds good. And, his band performed in the same Hall of Music where William McKinley was assassinated.

During this time, most relevant types of music were ragtime, military horn music, and the folk protest music of laborers and strikers.


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