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Monday Mornings @ the Library

Old Time Radio and The Great American Songbook

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Monday, August 5, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
2019-08-05 11:00:00 2019-08-05 12:00:00 America/Chicago Monday Mornings @ the Library Steve Darnall's presentation examines how radio helped to give birth to the "Great American Songbook" by offering songs and singers a unique opportunity to present their songs to a national audience. Tinley Park Public Library tplibrary@tplibrary.org
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Steve Darnall's presentation examines how radio helped to give birth to the "Great American Songbook" by offering songs and singers a unique opportunity to present their songs to a national audience.

Steve Darnall's presentation examines how radio helped to give birth to the "Great American Songbook" by offering songs and singers a unique opportunity to present their songs to a national audience. 


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Hear actual radio clips featuring some of the greatest songwriters of the 20th century as they were heard on radio—including Johnny Mercer, Irving Berlin, Cole Porter, and a rare 1934 performance from George Gershwin!

Room Name: 
1st floor – Meeting Room A&B
Event Type: 
Entertainment & Culture
Ongoing Programs & Meetups
Senior-friendly
Ages: 
Adult
ADA Statement: 

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