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1923 Blues Dancing arrives in Wales

Local Dance Emporiums and Studios during the 1920s teach Blues Dancing and Jazz Dance, Foxtrots and the Jazz Tango; dance halls hold all-nighters with "the slide and glide" very popular. HMV release new singles with George Baker and Kathleen Hilliard rendering "Sing Along Sambo". But HMV also releases the "Negro Baritone" John Payne's Negro Spirituals of "Water Boy Convict Boy" and "Go Down Moses". Swansea took very strongly to Spirituals and a Spritiuals Hop was held for 150 people with dancing till late, organised by the Swansea Spirituals Brotherhood.