Michael Feinstein's American Songbook

Best Band In The Land

Season 1, Episode 2 of 3

The second episode examines how popular songs provided emotional solace and patriotic inspiration during World War II. While preparing an original patriotic song, Michael weaves in the history of 1940s big bands, USO shows, V-disks, war bond rallies, and the powerful role popular music played in boosting morale.

Previously Aired

Day
Time
Channel
10/13/2010
8 p.m.
10/14/2010
1 a.m.
10/17/2010
2 p.m.
2/10/2012
10:30 p.m.
2/12/2012
9 a.m.
9/2/2012
8 a.m.
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