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Fascinatin' Rhythm: Just You and I and the Moon, 04/28/18

bottles, booze, and back stories

Episode # 1817

In the early years of the 20th century, the Sentimental Ballad gave way to something easier, less formal, certainly less impassioned. These songs were perfect for cuddling on front porch swings, especially with no other light than the moon. When Prohibition started a few years later, you swigged your moonshine under the shine of the moon.