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Fascinatin' Rhythm: Jay Gatsby, The Sheik of West Egg, 10/26/19


Episode #1943

10/26    Jay Gatsby, The Sheik of West Egg F. Scott Fitzgerald gave The Great Gatsby what amounts to a sound track. Beginning with the all night dancing at Gatsby’s parties and continuing through “The Sheik of Araby,” a number that feels like the novel’s theme song, popular music plays an essential role in The Great Gatsby.