Articles About Songs
Original essays and articles are available on this site to help provide historical context and a deeper view for those who wish to learn more about particular topics. The Library's curators have...
Short biographies are available for some of the many composers, lyricists, performers, conductors, field collectors, and folklorists who have played a part in the history of American songs.
Illustrated Sound Recordings
Performances of song and concerts from the Library of Congress are available on this site as well as interviews with performers and composers.
See the connection between America's geography and song through interactive maps that offer songs from the states and about the states.
Explore the relationship between cultural and historical events to American song on this timeline.