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Mozart's Attic Thursday Nov. 8th at 10:00 pm


It was a hundred years ago next Sunday that the Armistice went into effect ending what was then called The Great War. This week we'll look at some of the American popular music from World War I, using the actual 78 RPM pressings from that time. When the doughboys went to war, Tin Pan Alley went right along with them - yet there were differences in the mood of the music as the war went on. The differences are subtle, you have to listen for them, and that's what we shall do.

Originally from central Massachusetts, Jay has called the Space Coast home for more than 30 years. He began his association with WFIT in the late '90s as a dumpster diver for office furniture in response to a broadcast plea for a new chair from a frustrated disc jockey. (WFIT has come a long way since.)