Michael Feinsteins American Songbook Best Band in the Land
Music during WWII played an important role in boosting morale and uniting the country. Details
Program: Michael Feinsteins American Songbook
Episode: Best Band in the Land
Best Band in the Land, 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.
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Premiere Date: 10/06/2010
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: NR