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Resource guide for students in Popular Music in the United States with Donna Parsons

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American Song


American Song is a history database that allows people to hear and feel the music from America's past.The database includes songs by and about American Indians, miners, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers, and cowboys. Included in the database are the songs of Civil Rights, political campaigns, Prohibition, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, anti-war protests, and more.

 Many, but not all, of the recordings included in American Song are by the original artists, such as Muddy Waters, Patsy Cline, The Jackson 5, The Mamas and the Papas, Loudon WainwrightJimi HendrixCreedence Clearwater Revival, etc.

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