“From New York to L.A.”: US Geography in Popular Music
Abstract:This discography examines the mythologizing of America through popular music, using a selection of songs that identify specific US cities and states. Analysis is categorized according to American geographic areas commonly referred to as the West, the Midwest, the Northeast and the South. A selected discography of recordings from 1924 to 2006 follows, arranged alphabetically according to artist.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: February 1, 2009