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CA 101H Why Music?: 1940s

Resources for Dr. Christopher Whyte's Honors Music class

Background Videos - 1940s

Video playlist - 1940s

This Land is Your Land

Music & Lyrics: Woody Guthrie
Performer: Woody Guthrie
Date: 1940

White Christmas

Music & Lyrics: Irving Berlin
Performer: Bing Crosby
Date: 1942

We Shall Overcome

Music & Lyrics: Pete Seeger, Zilphia Horton, Guy Carawan, and Frank Hamilton
Performers: Pete Seeger, Joan Baez
Date: 1949

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