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Do Now: What did the government use music as? Governments often used it as an effective means for inspiring fervor, pride, patriotism, and action in the citizens in order to gain manpower, homeland support, and funds. Besides these incentives, composers and publishers often wrote music to promote their personal wartime sentiments. Some of the most obvious types of musical propaganda are found in patriotic songs, national anthems, and military music. It’s a long way to tipperary – American Quartet Keep the home fries burning – John McCormack There’s a long, long trail – John McCormack I didn’t raise my boy to be a soldier – Morton Harvey Till the clouds roll by – James Harrod/ Anna Wheaton Au revoir but not goodbye soldier boy – Peerless Quartet World War two was said to have an enormous effect on Jazz music which aided the American war effort. Jazz music provided an uplifting mood for the American people at home during the war as well as the soldiers fighting. Louis Armstrong (1901-1971) Named one of the greatest Musicians of all time, Armstrong defined what it was to play Jazz. Duke Ellington (1899-1974) Ellington was the greatest composer in the history of Jazz. He was also an accomplished band leader and pianist. The peak of his career came in the early 1940's The Hippie years!!! This was the era of the youth counter culture, flower power, and the Woodstock music festival. Rock music replaced folk music as the center of protest culture, and cultural protest merged with political demonstrations. Rock music took over along with a lot of heavy metal. The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll by Bob Dylan We Gotta Get Out of This Place – The Animals I feel like I’m fixing to die rag by Country Joe and the Fish Ohio by the Group Crosby A number of soldiers recorded their own songs while serving in-country.