Drunk Chickens. Volsteadland is a podcast about the seedy underworld of the 1920s and 30s in Minneapolis, focusing on notorious mobster Isadore Blumenfeld, a.k.a. Kid Cann. This episode is about Cann's bootlegging, and two more brushes with law enforcement.
Volsteadland is a podcast about the seedy underworld of the 1920s and 30s in Minneapolis, focusing on notorious mobster Isadore Blumenfeld, a.k.a. Kid Cann.
This episode is about Cann's bootlegging, and two more brushes with law enforcement.
Here's the link to the article I mention in the episode: https://twincitiesmusichighlights.net/venues/cotton-club/
Here's more about Pauline Sabin: https://www.pbs.org/video/prohibition-women-of-prohibition-pauline-sabin/
If you or your parents, grandparents, etc. have any stories, folklore, or anything really, on Isadore Blumenfeld, aka Kid Cann, please let me know. We’d love to get in touch and chat about it or use your story in the podcast. Anonymous of course, unless you want credit!
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Hosts: Amy and Heather
Theme Music: "The Last Prayer (to Isadore Blumenfeld)" by Paolo For Lee
Background Music: "The Velvets" (instrumental version) by Cannelle Elanian
Voiceover work by Richard Molby and Greg Hetzler
Artwork by Amoreena Farrell
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Melissa is a musician, author, podcast creator and a friend. She and her experience in Amy's former home, are the reason Volsteadland exists. She sat down with Amy to tell her story about "meeting" Kid Cann.