The Great American Songbook Memorial Day Special

(Rochester, NY) – The Great American Songbook Memorial Day Special, airing Monday, May 31, 2021 at 6 p.m. on WXXI Classical 9.15 FM, presents songs from the home front to the foxholes of World War II by some of America's greatest composers and lyricists – songs that evoke nostalgia, longing for home and the safety of loved ones fighting and working for our country. Selections include songs by: Irving Berlin, George M. Cohan, Jerome Kern, Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart, Ira Gershwin, Oscar Hammerstein, Johnny Mercer, Les Brown, and Herman Hupfeld. Hosted by WHQR’s Dr. Philip Furia. 



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