Praise The Lord & Pass The Ammunition

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Fri Dec 9 21:46:10 UTC 2005

On Fri, 9 Dec 2005, sagehen wrote:

> Amazing range: from the banality of PTL&PTA to the genius of "Guys & Dolls"!
> AM

Wartime brings out straightforward "rally round the flag" patriotism that
is unlikely to represent the more interesting work of an artist.  Compare
"God Bless America" with Irving Berlin's other compositions.

Fred Shapiro

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