The Songs of Henry Clay Work
Stephen Foster is the most famous songwriter of the 19th century, but Work joins Foster on the short list of the most important composers of their century.
Fancy You Fancying Me
Playful songs about the fanciful, imaginative business of falling in love
Jerry and Oscar
Unlike Richard Rodgers or George Gershwin, Jerome Kern never had a single collaborator, but more than anymore, he wrote with Oscar Hammertein.
Alexander’s Ragtime Band, Plus
There has never been a more important song than “Alexander’s Ragtime Band,” now just over a hundred years old.
Just Enough Woman for Me
The range of what love songs come up with, from the more-or-less conventional to the nearly nuts
Winners and LosersSongs for betting everything you’ve got on love and winning. Sometimes.
Richard Whiting in the 1930s The second hour of Richard Whiting’s songs, culminating in his untimely death at the age of 46.
Richard Whiting in the 1920sThe first of two parts devoted to the songs of one of the Hollywood’s major songwriters.
And the World Goes RoundSongs in which the world is everything from great, big, wide, and wonderful to a place you’re sitting on top of.
You, That’s WhoOne of the essential participants in popular music’s two-character stories.
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