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CA 101H Why Music?: 1930s

Resources for Dr. Christopher Whyte's Honors Music class

Video playlist - 1930s

Strange Fruit

Music & Lyrics: Lewis Allan (Abel Meeropol)
Performer: Billie Holiday
Date: 1939

God Bless America

Music & Lyrics: Irving Berlin
Performer: Kate Smith
Date: 1939

Brother Can You Spare a Dime?

Music: Jay Gorney
Lyrics: E.Y. "Yip" Harburg
Performer: Al Jolson, Bing Crosby
Date: 1932

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