Classical 91.5

The Great American Songbook Memorial Day Special, 05/31/21, 6:00pm

Apr 8, 2021


This special focuses on songs from the home front to the foxholes of World War II by some of America's greatest composers and lyricists -- songs that evoke nostalgia, longing for home and the safety of loved ones fighting and working for our country.

Selections include songs by: Irving Berlin, George M. Cohan, Jerome Kern, Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart, Ira Gershwin, Oscar Hammerstein, Johnny Mercer, Les Brown, and Herman Hupfeld. Hosted by WHQR’s Dr. Philip Furia