9667Re: songs about the great depression
- Sep 1, 2004Pardon me if you menitioned it and I overlooked it, but how about "Do Re Mi" by Woody Guthrie?
I would love to see your complete list when it is compiled. To me, the Great Depression is the most interesting period of U.S. history.
Date: Tue, 31 Aug 2004 14:29:57 -0400 (EDT)
From: "Carl A Zimring" <cz28@...>
Subject: Re: songs about the great depression
> Hey Carl,Thanks Nina and Steve! It's been a while since I've thought about 30s music, and I couldn't get past more escapist and optimistic songs (perhaps a comment on my psyche as the semester begins).
> While searching for those Blind Alfred Reed lyrics I found this page:
> Brother Can You Spare a Dime from 1932 (sung by Bing) is probably one of
> the most famous Depression era songs.
> steve, who hasn't thought about this music in a while...
"Life is short, but wide."
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