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
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