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Song Stories: April in Paris

Posted by: Brian McCurdy

This week, as part of our series, "Song Stories," learn more about the origins of the melody and lyric that lifted the spirits of the world during the Great Depression: "April in Paris."

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New BARD Additions: February 2020

Posted by: Brian McCurdy

Now that we have reached the end of February, it’s time to let you know about new materials available from the NLS Music Section.

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Song Stories: The End of Prohibition

Posted by: Brian McCurdy

On December 5, 1933, the era of Prohibition officially ended in the United States. Learn more about the music that framed the national narrative surrounding the passage of the 18th and 21st Amendments.