Film, Video We Write the Songs: Celebrating the ASCAP Collection

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Title
We Write the Songs: Celebrating the ASCAP Collection
Summary
The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) Foundation staged "We Write the Songs" at the Coolidge Auditorium, a night of songwriters performing their own tunes and telling the stories behind their creations. Performers included performers were: Paul Williams, Jackie DeShannon, Billy Steinberg, Tom Kelly, Barry Eastmond, Freddie Jackson, Dean Kay, Bruce Broughton, Brett James, Gordie Sampson, Hillary Lindsey, Lyle Lovett and Hal David. The performers were introduced by: Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), Rep. Marlin Stutzman (R-Ind.), Rep. Edolphus Towns (D-NY.), Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas), Rep. Howard Bernam (D-Calif.), Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.) and Rep. Linda T. Sanchez (D-Calif.).
Event Date
May 10, 2011
Related Resources
'Playing for Congress,' LCIB June 2011: https://www.loc.gov/loc/lcib/1106/ascap.html
Running Time
1 hours 50 minutes 16 seconds
Online Format
video
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