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The Songbook Blog

Spotlights, Weekly Columns, Interviews and more from the Great American Songbook Foundation family!

11/17/2021
Dick Schwartz shares his all-time favorite songs of the Great American Songbook in this blog series.
11/12/2021
A Songbook staff member's journey to the First Lady.
10/25/2021
Meredith Willson conducted the 1,076-piece marching band to Cinderella's castle for Disney World's Opening Spectacular!
10/6/2021
How a foxtrot arrangement of "Heigh-Ho" led to a Carmel Disney connection.
8/27/2021
Take a look at Andy Williams and Shirley Booth arrangements from the Songbook Archives & Library.
8/18/2021
Meet our new Archives Intern at the Great American Songbook Foundation!
6/30/2021
The Songbook Foundation's Collections Highlight series, featuring bite-sized online exhibits spotlighting a collection that may be smaller in physical size, but just as significant in scope.
6/24/2021
Ella Sings the Songbook focuses on a celebrated series of eight albums recorded for Verve Records in the 1950s and '60s, when the respected jazz singer took a new and highly successful direction...
6/23/2021
Dick Schwartz shares his all-time favorite songs of the Great American Songbook in this blog series.
6/23/2021
Dick Schwartz shares his all-time favorite songs of the Great American Songbook in this blog series.
6/18/2021
There is no American social movement of the 20th or 21st century more closely connected to music than the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s.