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The Great American Songbook (Season 31, Episode 11)
TV Episode | 174 min | Music

Documentary assembling film clips of musical numbers from songwriters considered significant contributors to pop culture before the advent of rock and roll.
Writers
Joe Gilford | Mary Cleere Haran | Scott McIsaac (additional narration) | Frederick L. Greene (additional narration) (as Frederick Green) & 2 more
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Updated Jan 19, 2003

Release date
Mar 11, 2003 (United States)

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7.6 / 10 | 56 votes