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Description:
American Song is a history database that will contain 50,000 tracks that allows people to hear and feel the music from America's past. The database will include songs by and about American Indians, miners, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers, and cowboys, songs of Civil Rights, political campaigns, Prohibition, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, anti-war protests and more.
The first release includes 801 albums -- over 12,000 tracks -- from many labels, including Rounder Records, McNeil Music, Native Ground Music, Rebel Records, County Records, Smithsonian Folkways, and Document Records.

Note:
American Song has been merged with African American Song. Please use this entry point or Music Online to access the information from African American Song.

You are now able to send tracks to your iPhone or Droid!  Just click on the cell phone icon beside the track to view sending options.  Tracks will be playable for 48 hours from off campus, but after 48 hours you must be connected to the JMU wireless network to play your tracks.  For more information, click here.
Coverage:
Pre-1960 - 1960
Resource Type:
Database
Location:
Campus/Remote
Available To:
JMU
No. of Simultaneous Users:
Unrestricted
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No
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