Lexington in the 40s: Swingin' in the Bluegrass

Lexington in the 40s: Swingin

Central Kentuckians recall the big band music scene in the Bluegrass during the World War II era, when Lexingtonians danced in clubs like Joyland, the Green Dome, and the Cotton Club and in the ballrooms of the Phoenix and Lafayette hotels. Archival photographs and film footage, some not seen since the 1940s, illustrate the memories of those places and times.

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Lexington in the 40s: Swingin' in the Bluegrass

58:30 | #0 | TV-G | First Aired: December 4, 2003

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