Q. What is American Song?


American Song is an online streaming music service that BGSU students, faculty, and staff can use to listen to music on their computers or portable devices on and off campus.  

American Song includes recordings of tens of thousands of songs relating to a wide range of American social and ethnic groups, social movements, and historical periods.  Included are songs by and about American Indians, miners, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers, and cowboys.  There are songs of Civil Rights, political campaigns, Prohibition, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, and anti-war protests.  

The genres encompass country, folk, bluegrass, Western, old time, blues, gospel, shape-note singing, doo-wop, Motown, R&B, soul, funk, and others on a variety of labels, including Rounder and Smithsonian Folkways.

Find it online at: http://maurice.bgsu.edu/record=e1000486~S0

Bonus Tip:

You might also want to investigate our other streaming audio services: DRAM and Naxos Music Library.

  • Last Updated Jul 26, 2016
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