What Happened to the Great American Songbook?

Jul 16, 2015

This hour, author Ben Yagoda joins us as we explore the rise, the fall, and the rebirth of the Great American Songbook. 


  • Ben Yagoda - Journalism professor at the University of Delaware; author of several books including The B-Side: The Death of Tin Pan Alley and the Rebirth of the Great American Song
  • Steve Metcalf - Administrator, critic, composer, and curator of the Richard P. Garmany Chamber Music Series at The Hartt School
  • Tracey Moore - Actress, singer, and Associate Professor of Theater at the University of Hartford’s Hartt School

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Colin McEnroe and Chion Wolf contributed to this show.