American roots music and pre-1960 popular music. Genres include country, folk, bluegrass, Western, old time, American Indian, blues, gospel & shape note singing. 7,000+ albums with liner notes.
American Song is a history database that allows people to hear and feel the music from America's past. The database includes songs by and about American Indians, miners, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers, and cowboys. Included in the database are the songs of Civil Rights, political campaigns, Prohibition, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, anti-war protests, and more. (Content from African American Music is now a part of American Song, including 17,000 tracks from the original interface, plus 18,000 newly released tracks.) American Song offers over 7,000 albums with more than 120,000 tracks.