Great Gatsby Music: 1920s Playlist

Great Gatsby music

When it comes to throwing an over-the-top, Gatsby-style bash, we know it don’t mean a thing if you ain’t got that swing… music. That’s why we’ve dug through the archives to find the finest jazz and swing tunes to serve as the soundtrack to your 1920s party. From Cole Porter to Glenn Miller and more, we have over 30 Great Gatsby songs cued up and waiting for you. Just press play and swing the night away!

Stream the playlist below or click here to open in Spotify.

And for even more tips on getting your Gatsby party just right, check out our Great Gatsby Guide, complete with tips on dress code, decor, and more!

How to Throw a Gatsby-Themed Party

Great Gatsby Character & Fashion Guide

’20s Toppers: Great Gatsby Hats

  • Sing, Sing, Sing – Benny Goodman
  • Take the “A” Train – Duke Ellington
  • What a Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong
  • Let’s Do It (Let’s Fall in Love) – Cole Porter
  • Sugar Foot Stomp – Fletcher Henderson
  • Out of Nowhere – Django Reinhardt & Coleman Hawkins
  • My Blue Heaven – Benny Carter
  • Doctor, Doctor – Max Raabe
  • A Night in Tunisia: Hot Mallets – Coleman Hawkins
  • It Don’t Mean a Thing – Duke Ellington
  • Anything Goes – Cole Porter
  • King of the Bongo Bong – Roy Eldridge
  • Night and Day – Art Tatum
  • Peckin’ – Ben Pollack
  • Let Me Off Uptown – Roy Eldridge
  • They Can’t Take That Away from Me – Louis Armstrong & Ella Fitzgerald
  • I Got Rhythm – Don Redman
  • Tidal Wave – Fletcher Henderson
  • Crazy Rhythm – Benny Carter
  • Martha, My Dear – Madeleine Peyroux
  • In The Mood – Glenn Miller
  • The Moon Is Grinnin’ At Me – Ben Pollack
  • Blue Skies – John Kirby
  • Charleston – Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
  • I Love My Baby – Josephine Baker
  • Chattanooga Choo Choo – Glenn Miller
  • Chicago – Benny Goodman
  • Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue – Gene Austin
  • You’re The Top – Cole Porter
  • Love Is The Drug – The Bryan Ferry Orchestra

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