I am attempting to bring together all the information I can find on the 1920s & 1930s dance music, including scanned pictures of musicians, bands and original record labels, short biographies, maybe discographies and eventually some music files for listening.
I am concentrating on British Dance Bands because, living in England, they are the ones I know most about and also they are the most neglected on the web, something I intend, therefore, to redress.
not pretend to be the world expert on this music, and although the
actual creation of this site will be a one-man effort, the information
will be gathered from many sources and I welcome comments, corrections
and additional information or photographs from anyone.
The pictures around this page are the British contingent of a set of cigarette cards of dance band leaders from the 1930s. (The exception is my own picture; below, centre.) These are all thumbnails, so click on one to see an enlarged version, with the leader's name.
are currently nine sections of the site; click on one of the links below
Go to my web site's front page by clicking here