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On This Day – 18 March

Posted on: Wed 18 Mar 2020

In 1911, the sheet music for Irving Berlin’s multi-million selling hit “Alexander’s Ragtime Band” was copyrighted.

“Alexander’s Ragtime Band” was the smash hit that helped turn American popular music into a major international phenomenon, both culturally and economically.

Breakfast producer Zak Stuart joins Tom Mann and Zoe Kounadis to elaborate on this event in history.

Produced by Zak Stuart

Image sourced: Wikimedia Commons


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