Tag: Entertainment

Alcohol Songs (Beer, Wine, & Liquor or Spirits in Music)

Alcohol songs can be about alcohol, can be drinking songs, or may include lyrics about drinking. There are over 600 here. They represent many genres. How many of the songs do you recognize? Most alcohol songs have titles beginning with a letter. These are in alphabetical order. However, a few begin with a number. Those …

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Alcohol in Art (Paintings) From Ancient Times to Today

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Even the earliest humans made and enjoyed art. And early humans also enjoyed drinking alcohol. For example, anthropologists find evidence that humans have made alcoholic beverages for at least twelve thousand years. Thus, the place of alcohol in art has a long history. I. Alcohol in Art: Ancient Period The ancient Egyptians often painted images of …

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Temperance Songs Promoted Temperance Through Music

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I. Background Temperance songs were very popular during the 1800s. The temperance movement was growing very strong. In addition, the U.S. was a nation of singers. They sang at churches, revivals, political rallies, camp meetings, club meetings, at home, and elsewhere. It was a popular form of entertainment in a time without radio, TV, and …

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Speakeasy Bars List: Arranged by State & City in U.S.

A speakeasy bar is a legally conducted prohibition-themed bar. Speakeasy bars have become have very popular. This list of speakeasy bars is arranged by state and city. Most have websites that provide addresses and other helpful information. Alabama Birmingham Speakeasy Tuscaloosa Speakeasy. Alaska Anchorage Blues Central. SpeakEasy Williwaw. Arizona Carefree The Speakeasy on Easy Street …

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Movies about Prohibition, Speakeasies, & Bootleggers

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Films show us how we see ourselves, our society and our past. So movies about Prohibition reflect how we see that period, with its speakeasies, moonshine and bootleggers. But they also influence how we view that past. Was it exciting? Glamorous? Corrupt? A noble experiment? Or a foolish fiasco destined for disaster? Discover movies about …

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Prohibition Jokes and Quotes: Not Politically Correct

Background of Prohibition Jokes Prohibition jokes and quotes reflect social sentiment. They can also influence it. During the early years of Prohibition (1920-1933) in the U.S. some theaters banned prohibition jokes, ridicule, or sarcasm. Many newspapers did the same. Even many popular fiction and crime story writers were affected by the political correctness. They had …

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