“The New American Song Book” subtitled “A Century of Progress in American Song” as compiled by Anne and Marx Oberndorfer. Published by Hall & McCreary Company in 1941, the book is a soft cover measuring 5¾ x 8¾ inches with 190 pages. The book is in good gently used condition with slight wear to the covers, the pages are unmarked except for a couple of penciled notes.
Presented here are songs reflecting the broad variety of life in the United States in days gone by. Categories include: Indian songs; Negro songs; Creole songs; cowboy songs; songs of the earliest days in America; songs of the early nineteenth century; songs of Civil War days; patriotic songs; Hawaiian songs; favorite hymns; and songs inherited from other lands. You will surely find a favorite classic in the pages, as well as many obscure songs you have never heard before!