David M. Lauderback, Ph.D.
Professor of History

Music Lyrics
US History II








UNIT 1: “Industrializing America” -- 1865-1896

 “The Useable Past”  

“Sullivan Ballou to Sarah Ballou” 14 July 1861
Brass Bands of the Civil War
Field Musicians of the Civil War

“Marching Through Georgia”

Henry Clay Worth Music & Lyrics
“Marching Through Georgia”
Battle Hymn of the Republic Video
Battle Hymn of the Republic

Julia Ward Howe (1861)


Ch. 15 

 “The Frontier in American History


 “The Consolidation of Industry”

Ch. 16

Cello Concerto in E Minor Video
Sir Edwin Elgar, op. 85
It Really Doesn't Matter Video
Gilbert & Sullivan (1879)
Nunc Dimitisi
C.V Stanford

 “The Rise of Organized Labor”

 Ch. 16 Docs

The Sons of Molly Maguire
Irish Balladeeers Video

The Sons of Molly Maguire Lyrics

 “Revolt of the Farmers

  Ch. 17

The Dodger Song Video
The Dodger Song Lyrics
Hard Ain't It Hard
Kingston Trio Video

Hard Ain't It Hard
Kingston Trio Lyrics

 “The Battle of Standards”

 Ch. 17 Docs

 UNIT 1:  “Industrializing America” — 1865-1896



UNIT 2:  “The Progressive Era” -- 1896-1920

 “New Empire


 “Hot Time in the Old Town”
Bessie Smith Audio
“Hot Time in the Old Town”
T. Metz Music & Lyrics

 “El Capitan March” J.P. Sousa Audio
“My Wild Irish Rose” Walter van Brunt Audio
“My Wild Irish Rose” Chauncey Olcott Lyrics

 “Nation of Nations”

  Ch. 18

 “I Left My Country Far Behind” Bela Bartok
 “Michael Collins” Ira & George Gershwin
 “Apopse an theleis” Roza Eskenazi Audio

 “Reaction and Reform

 Ch. 18 Docs

 “Rebel Girl” Joe Hill Music & Lyrics

 “Rebel Girl” Video
 “Bread & Roses” J. Oppenheim Lyrics

 “Bread & Roses” Video

 “The Warrior and the Priest

 “Alexander's Rag Time Band” Audio
 “Alexander's Rag Time Band” Irving Berlin Music & Lyrics

 “Maple Leaf Rag” Scott Joplin Audio

 “The Ordeal of Total War

  Ch. 19

 “The Great War Band Music” Video

 “Over There” Billy Murray Video
 “Over There” George M. Cohan Lyrics

 “The Red Summer of 1919”

 Ch. 18 Docs

 “El somobrero de tres picos”
Manuel de Falla (1919)
 “Cello Concerto E Minor”
Edward Elgar (1919)

 “How Ya Gonna Keep Them on the Farm” Nora Bayes (1919)

 UNIT 1“The Progressive Era” — 1896-1920


 “Pollyanna” (1920)

UNIT 2:  “Modern America” – 1920-1950

 “Consumer Culture”

  Ch. 20

 “Rhapsody in Blue” George Gershwin
 “Someone to Watch Over Me” Ira & George Gershwin

 “Blue Skies” Betty Huton Audio
 “Blue Skies” Irving Berlin Lyrics
 “Dancin' Cheek to Cheek” Rogers & Astaire
 “Dancing Cheek to Cheek” Irving Berlin Music & Lyrics

 “Rural Counterattack

Ch. 18 Docs

 “Take the A Train” Duke Ellington Video
 “Potato Head Blues” Louis Armstrong
 “My Mammy” Al Jolson Audio
 “My Mammy” Al Jolson Lyrics
 “Strange Fruit” Billie Holiday
 “Strange Fruit” Billie Holiday Video

 “Crash and Depression”

Ch. 21

 “Dust Can't Kill Me” Woodie Guthrie Video
 “When Me Body Lay Down in the Grave” Video
 “Te Quiero Morena” A. Ortiz Tirado Audio

 “FDR and the New Dealers

Ch. 21 Docs

 “Yes, Yes My Honey Said Yes” Eddie Cantor (1931)
 “Lullaby of Broadway” Gold Diggers (1935)
 “On the Goodship Lollipop” (1935)
 “Jumpin' Jive" Cab Calloway (1935)
 “The Littlest Rebel” (1943)

 “Civilians at War

  Ch. 22

 “Guadalcanal Diary” (1943)
 “Destination Tokyo” (1943)
 “Bataan” (1943)

 “The Atomic Age”

Ch. 22 Docs

 “Freedom's Road” Josh White
 “Freedom's Road” Josh White Audio
 “I'll Be Home for Christmas” Bing Crosby

 “I'll Be Home for Christmas” Bing Crosby Audio
 “Moonlight Serenade” Glenn Miller Audio

 UNIT 2:  “Modern America” — 1920-1950


 “Anchor's Aweigh” Kelly & Sinatra
 “Dancin' in the Rain” Gene Kelly

UNIT 3: “The Cold War” – 1945-1989

 “Iron Curtain”

Ch. 23 & Docs

 “Que Sera Sera” Doris Day Video
 “Que Sera Sera” Evans & Livingston
 “Surrey with the Fringe on Top” Rogers and Hammerstein

 “Surrey with the Fringe on Top” Gordon MacCrae Video
 “Babablu” Dezi Arnaz Video
 “Babablu” Miguelito Valdez Video

 “American Way of Life”

Ch. 24

 “You Can't Catch Me” Chuck Berry Video
 “You Can't Catch Me” Chuck Berry Lyrics
 “Maybelline” Chuck Berry Lyrics
 “Maybelline” Chuck Berry Video
 “Lucille” Little Richard Video
 “Lucille” Collins & Penniman Lyrics
 “I've Got a Woman” Ray Charles Lyrics
 “Hit the Road Jack” Ray Charles Video
 “Hit the Road Jack” Ray Charles Lyrics
 “Hound Dog” Elvis Presley Lyrics
 “Hound Dog” Elvis Presley Video

 “Struggle for Civil Rights”

Ch. 24 Docs

 “Battle of Jericho” Mahalia Jackson Video
 “Noah” Jubalaires Video

 “I Feel Good” James Brown Video
 “Night Train Dance” James Brown Video

 “Great Society”

Ch. 25 & Docs

 “Ballad of the Green Berets” Sadler & Moore Lyrics (1966)
 “Ballad of the Green Berets” SSGT Sadler Video (1966)
 “Galveston” Glenn Cambell Video (1969 )
 “Fortunate Son” John Fogherty (1969)
 “Fortunate Son” Creedance Clearwater Revival (1969)
 “Eighth of November” Big & Rich Lyrics
 “Eighth of November” Big & Rich Video
 Precious Lord, Take My Hand
 Mahalia Jackson Video

 “Confidence Gap”

Ch. 26 & Docs

 “Planet of the Apes” Schaffner, Dir., Goldsmith, Music
 “Abraham, Martin, & John” Richard Holler Lyrics (1968)
 “Abraham, Martin, & John” Dion Music (1968)

 “I Feel Like I'm Going to Die” Joesph McDonald Lyrics (1968)
 “I Feel Like I'm Going to Die” Country Joe McDonald & the Fish
 “Eve of Destruction” P.F. Sloan Lyrics (1968)
 “Eve of Destruction” Barry McGuire (1968)

 “New Cold War”

Ch. 27 & Docs

 Soul Sacrifice Santana
 Fire Ohio Players
 Saturday Night Fever (1977)
 Inner City Blues Marvin Gaye
 Born in the USA Bruce Springsteen

 “Into the Labyrinth”
Ch. 28 & Docs

 “Hashkiveinu” Rosh Hashanah
 “Alelluea” Benedictine Novitiate
 “Salve Regina”
Gregorian Chant
 “Call to Prayer”
 “Where Were You” Alan Jackson

 UNIT 3:  “The Cold War” — 1945-1989



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