Friday, 29 May 2020
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Cocaine Tooth Powder Advertisment1940s Tunes with a Twist of Something?

As we listened to 1940s Radio Broadcasts it became alarmingly apparent how many recordings made casual references to illegal substances.

These references were made not just by unknown bands, but also by some of the periods most prominent artists with Fats Waller and Cab Callaway included in the line-up.

Marijuana - Cocaine - Opium - Addiction

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The 1940's Radio Station Team

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Trixie Smith
Victoria Spivey
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