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Michael Feinstein's American Songbook Episode: "Best Band in the Land"

Season 1, Episode 2
Episode Synopsis: The roles that popular music played during WWII, providing emotional solace and boosting morale, are remembered. Michael Feinstein also discusses the era's big bands, USO shows, V-Discs and war bond rallies; and prepares an original patriotic song.
Original Air Date: Oct 13, 2010

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Premiered: October 06, 2010, on PBS
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: A history of American popular music through the eyes of vocalist Michael Feinstein, featuring his interpretations of classic songs, stories of the songwriters and entertainers he's worked with. The series follows him on tour and into attics, basements and flea markets in search of treasures from the bygone age, and includes audio and film footage, as well as past and present performances of songs.

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