By William H. Young Jr., Nancy K. Young
In the area conflict II period, giant bands and swing song reached the heights of recognition with squaddies in addition to associates and household again domestic. Many entertainers reminiscent of Glenn Miller additionally served within the army, or supported the warfare attempt with bond drives and interesting the troops at domestic and overseas. as well as sizeable band and swing song, musicals, jazz, blues, gospel and state tune have been additionally well known. Chapters on each one, in addition to an research of the evolution of checklist businesses, files, radios, and tv are incorporated right here, for college students, historians, and fanatics of the era.
Includes a timeline of the song of the period, an appendix of the Broadway and Hollywood Musicals, 1939-1945, and an appendix of Songs, Composers, and lyricists, 1939-1945. an intensive discography and bibliography, besides nearly 35 black and white images, entire the volume.