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Fascinatin' Rhythm: Come Follow the Band, 10/24/20


Episode #2043

There’s ragtime and there are ragtime songs, the blues and blues songs, waltzes and waltz songs. And there are marches and march songs. A march song used the tempos and rhythms of a march. At least it starts with them. But then it adds lyrics to transform a march into a song, or it may revise its sound so it fits the popular styles of the day.