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Genre: british dance band

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British dance band music is a genre that emerged in the 1920s and was popular in the UK until the 1950s. It is characterized by a lively and upbeat sound, with a focus on swing and jazz rhythms. The music was often played by large orchestras and featured brass and woodwind instruments, as well as vocals. The genre was particularly popular for dancing, with many of the songs featuring catchy melodies and lyrics that were easy to sing along to. Some of the most well-known bands in this genre include those led by the artists mentioned above.


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Happy Days Are Here Again (Authentic Recordings 1930)
2014
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Just One of Those Things (London 1933 - 1943)
2006
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I Want To Wish You A Merry Christmas
2000
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The Kid from Maine
1956
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Wherever You Are
2011
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My Blue Heaven (Original Recordings 1927 - 1934)
2013
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Presenting The Bob Crosby Show
1953
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Roy Fox at the Kit Kat Club, Vol. 8 - My Hat's On the Side of My Head
1934
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Plays His Own Compositions
2001
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On the Sunny Side of the Street (In Chronological Order 1934 - 1937)
2012
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Nick Lucas: Painting The Clouds
2004
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Save The Last Dance For Me
2011
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50 Great Years
1994
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Great British Bands / Jack Hylton & His Orchestra, Volume 3 / Recordings 1926 - 1939
2007

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List of british dance band artists

Here is a list of british dance band artists on Spotify, ranked based on popularity, who exemplifies the british dance band genre. You can find out what british dance band genre sounds like where you can preview artists or sort them the way you want, just click the headers to sort.

#namepopularityfollowers
1 22 7684
2 28 28956
3 31 6809
4 32 2681
5 18 3096
6 19 4676
7 23 6137
8 21 2695
9 27 1792
10 27 9208
11 16 3888
12 24 1474
13 13 1416
14 17 2584
15 33 19259
16 20 1279
17 22 8362
18 17 1137
19 24 4593
20 27 7470
21 30 14643
22 23 4431
23 11 430
24 25 18176
25 37 9992
26 11 642
27 23 2471
28 7 285
29 6 426
30 8 438
31 23 6239
32 13 1865
33 14 2313
34 17 5259
35 10 889
36 27 3981
37 36 5441
38 8 347
39 7 567
40 7 669
41 7 294
42 7 217
43 7 1014
44 45 51957
45 6 454
46 4 337
47 3 201
48 3 430
49 38 3196
50 37 482
51 35 1612
52 21 2602
53 30 456
54 25 8832
55 18 1434
56 28 2337
57 27 6253
58 27 1302
59 25 3184
60 26 909
61 25 1649
62 15 1614
63 21 8527
64 21 1526
65 20 1792
66 17 559
67 17 894
68 14 452
69 16 238
70 15 1406
71 14 193
72 13 436
73 11 200
74 11 1204
75 11 608
76 3 149
77 10 1587
78 10 836
79 9 1010
80 9 287
81 9 345
82 9 48
83 9 284
84 8 102
85 8 1063
86 8 638
87 7 972
88 6 453
89 6 1217
90 5 432
91 5 334
92 4 565
93 4 46
94 4 164
95 4 721
96 3 43
97 3 315
98 3 163
99 3 318
100 3 68

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