Ma Rainey and her Georgia Jazz Band photo. A history of Jazz before This site contains over 3000 songs from this era in Real Audio 3 format, as well as hundreds of biographies and discographies of Jazz musicians.
The notorious ban on alcohol in North America sparked both outrage and a renowned speakeasy culture of underground bars and secret parties. Hence, the 1920 also became known as the Prohibition Era. Photo: protesters against the alcohol ban.