Classical 91.5

Fascinatin' Rhythm: Bill Bailey and More, 02/06/21

Feb 1, 2021


2/6        Episode #2106

Bill Bailey and More. Large numbers of people can still sing at least part of “Bill Bailey, Won’t You Please Come Home?” But there are a lot more songs about Mr. Bailey. In the early twentieth century, “Bill Bailey” songs were all over the place. Most of them were linked to ragtime and marches, two of the most popular musical styles of their time.