Wednesday, July 17, 2013
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
H. Mortimer Favrot Orientation Center at The National WWII Museum
Carson Robison was a pioneering country music songwriter and performer best known for his early work with Country Music Hall of Fame member Vernon Dalhart and his later topical and comic songs. During the Second World War, Robison became a prolific writer of songs about the war. His work included Cowards Over Pearl Harbor and Tojo Wrote Hitler. This presentation will discuss his war time songs and how the themes he developed during the war continued into the Cold War. The talk will be illustrated with recordings of Robison's materials. For more information call 504-528-1944 x 229.