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Fascinatin' Rhythm: Depressions Dreams, 06/16/18

Jun 17, 2018

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Episode # 1824

6/16      Depression Dreams During a dark time, large numbers of people looked for a way out, a way to escape if only for a few minutes at a time. The popular songs of the day were often dark and blues-tinged but they also offered respite in a vision of what might happen, what could come true. The decade of the Great Depression was overloaded with songs about dreaming.