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The period from the end of the first world war until the start of the depression in 1929 is known as the jazz age jazz had become popular music in america,. Jazz music in the 1920s the radio and phonograph had entered most of the american homes during the 20s that essentially spread one of. Second of a four part series exploring why particular works of art became controversial part 2: in its early years, jazz faced resistance across america like rap.
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