The Star-Spangled Songbook: The 1930s
Dave DeLuca performs in this musical celebration of the great Americancomposers and lyricists of the 1930s.
Songs include "Stormy Weather", "I'm In The Mood For Love" and "The Way You Look Tonight.”
Our exploration of the events of the 1930s continues with The Star-Spangled Songbook: The 1930s, a musical celebration of the great American composers and lyricists who crafted a body of work that is uniquely American. This edition focuses on the decade known as the Turbulent Thirties, the decade of the Great Depression which created traumatic economic hardship and yet also saw a proliferation of new technologies, especially in the fields of radio and film.
This program is presented in relation to Montgomery County Public Libraries’ One Book, One County selection for Spring 2016, Daniel James Brown’s The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.