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Christmas songs made in America

Albert J. Menendez

Christmas songs made in America

favorite holiday melodies and the stories of their origin

by Albert J. Menendez

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Published by Cumberland House in Nashville, Tenn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Carols, English -- United States -- History and criticism,
  • Popular music -- United States -- History and criticism,
  • Christmas music -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAlbert J. Menendez & Shirley C. Menendez.
    ContributionsMenendez, Shirley, 1937-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 165 p. :
    Number of Pages165
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23263419M
    ISBN 101581820461
    LC Control Number99046610


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