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The Role Of Prohibition In Music

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When it comes to music topics, the reoccurring subject that always seems to keep coming back is the topic of alcohol. So, when it came to making a playlist about alcohol, I did not have too much of a problem. I decided to take some songs that occurred during the prohibition to compare the styles and types of music from when alcohol was outlawed to now where everyone is singing about it. The playlist starts with a fairly old song called “Gimme a pigfoot”. I chose to start with this song because not only does Bessie Smith have a very powerful voice, but this song did occur during the prohibition. Later in the playlist is a song called “Prohibition is a Failure” to show how well banning alcohol went. After that, many more songs were made about
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