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Originally Posted by RubeRad View Post
When I hear 'Standards' I think Jazz, but when I hear 'Great American Songbook' I think Broadway (and Film) Musicals -- anybody else?

Somewhere in my Youth or Childhood -- Sound of Music
Shall we Dance -- King & I
Somewhere Over the Rainbow -- Wizard of Oz
Que Sera Sera -- Man who knew too much

etc
The Book: American Popular Song, 1900-1950 The Great Innovators, by Alec Wilder

This book discusses both Broadway, and Popular Song by the various composers/lyricists
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