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Grady, Cynthia
J782.42 GRADY

Enslaved African Americans longed for freedom, and that longing took many forms including music. Drawing on biblical imagery, slave songs both expressed the sorrow of life in bondage and offered a rallying cry for the spirit. Like a Bird brings together text, music, and illustrations by Coretta Scott King Award-winning illustrator Michele Wood to convey the rich meaning behind thirteen of these powerful songs.
Teacher and the Rockbots
CD JZM TEAC AME P75

Teacher and the Rockbots take elementary school subjects and turn them into really cool rock songs that work like a game. They give you clues and you try to guess the answer. It's great for kids of all ages or anyone that likes American history.
Yohe, Tom
DVD J973 AMERI

Translates important events in American history and important features of the American political and social system into original rock songs illustrated by cartoons.
Dahl, Michael
J973.3 DAHL

Relates the Revolutionary War adventures of Mary Hays, called Molly Pitcher for bringing fresh water to colonial troops during the Battle of Monmouth, interspersed with verses of original song lyrics to be sung to the tune of "She'll Be Coming Around the Mountain."
McNeil, Keith
M J782.4 CIVIL

Includes melody line, guitar chords, words, and historical commentary.
McNeil, Keith
M J782.4 COLON

"Companion to the recording Colonial & Revolution songs with historical narration."
McNeil, Keith
CD JZM MCNE CRS W03

Principally traditional songs and music "with historical narration."
Troxel, Larry
KIT J900 TROXE

Eleven songs teach over 100 dates and events of United States history, from1492 to 1991.
Dahl, Michael
J973.3 DAHL

Relates the Revolutionary War adventures of Betsy Ross, who sewed the first American flag at the request of George Washington, interspersed with verses of original song lyrics to be sung to the tune of "Yankee Doodle."
Fulton, Kristen
J929.92 FULTO

Shares the story of the young flagmaker, whose work inspired the lyrics of the national anthem.
Dahl, Michel
J973.3311 DAHL

Relates the Revolutionary War adventures of Paul Revere and William Dawes, who alerted the Minutemen when British troops arrived in Boston, interspersed with verses of original song lyrics to be sung to the tune of "Over Hill, Over Dale."
Sprout, Jonathan
CD JZM SPRO MAH S 08

When they flew (4:13) -- Aren't I a woman (3:46) -- First man on the moon (4:23) -- Carry on (4:00) -- Eleanor (4:06) -- Break the barrier (3:06) -- Agitate (3:34) -- Johnny Appleseed (3:25) -- Tecumseh (3:28) -- Keep your face to the sunshine (3:05) -- A better world (3:30) -- Peace chimes(0:23)
Enslow, Anne
KIT J973.2 ENSLO

Explores songs of the colonial period in their historical context.
Dahl, Michael
J973.02 DAHL

Relates the reasons why certain historical places and people have been honored by being depicted on American coins and paper money, interspersed with verses of original song lyrics to be sung to the tune of "This Old Man."
Dahl, Michael
J973.332 DAHL

Relates the Revolutionary War adventures of George Washington as he led his troops toward the Battle of Trenton, interspersed with verses of original song lyrics to be sung to the tune of "Row, Row, Row Your Boat."
Riley, Martha Chrisman
J780.9772 RILEY

Contains words to many songs from Indiana, about Indiana, and by Indiana composers. Words to the songs on the Singing Indiana history sound cassettes.
Silverman, Jerry
M J782.4 SILVE

Interweaves the history of America's territorial expansion with songs.
Levy, Debbie
J973.7 LEVY

Provides an account of the important role of songs in rallying Union and Confederate troops during the American Civil War.
Silverman, Jerry
J782.42

The drum -- The wars of America -- The sergeant -- Yankee Doodle -- Ballad of Bunker Hill -- The riflemen of Bennington --The battle of Saratoga -- The swamp fox -- The surrender of Cornwallis -- In the days of Seventy-Six.
Axelrod, Alan
M J782.42 SONGS

For voice with chordal or melody instruments; includes interlinear words.
Golio, Gary
JB H717GO

"Silence. That was the response at Cafe Society the first time Billie Holiday performed a song called "Strange Fruit." In the 1930s, Billie was known as a performer of jazz and blues music, but this song wasn't either of those things. It was a song about injustice, and it would change her life forever. Discover how two outsiders- Billie Holiday, a young black woman raised in poverty, and Abel Meeropol, the son of Jewish immigrants- combined their talents to create a song that challenged racism and paved the way fro the civil rights movement."-- inside book cover
West, Tracey
PTC J372.89 WEST

The colonial period and the American revolution -- Westward expansion -- The Civil War. Frog went a courtin' -- Revolutionary tea -- Yankee doodle -- The Erie Canal -- John Henry -- Oh, Susanna -- Get along, little dogies -- Cielito lindo -- Follow the drinking gourd -- Dixie land -- When Johnny comes marching home -- Just before the battle, Mother.
Beall, Pamela Conn
KIT J782.42 BEALL, 2005