America's Songs I and II Bundle
This bundle, comprised of America’s Songs I and II, provides readers with a comprehensive overview of the stories behind the popular songs in our country’s history. America’s Songs takes a particular focus on the songs that emerged from the popular musicals and films coming out of Broadway, Hollywood, and Tin Pan Alley, while America’s Songs II offers detailed insights into some of the most popular American songs from the 1890’s to the post-war years. Each volume is organized as a collection of short, easy-to-read essays and outlines the historical context, inspiration, creation, and popularity behind some of the well-loved "standards" of American musical history in the twentieth century. The America’s Songs I and II Bundle will serve as the ideal reference guide for students, as a supplement in American music courses, or as a must-read for anyone interested in the history of the songs that America loves.