Stephen Foster & Co.

Lyrics of America's First Great Popular Songs

by Stephen Foster and Ken Emerson

Hardcover, 182 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $20 | purchase

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Stephen Foster & Co.
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Lyrics of America's First Great Popular Songs
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Stephen Foster and Ken Emerson

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America's first professional songwriter, Foster wrote lyrics that have entered our country's cultural bloodstream. Emerson presents a fully and delightfully annotated selection of Foster's most famous songs, and augments them with lyrics that either influenced Foster or were inspired by his genius.