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By Cecelia Otto

In 2013, singer and author Cecelia Otto traveled the Lincoln street from one finish of the rustic to the opposite, giving concert events of vaudeville-era song in each nation she undergone. Her aim in this exceptional “singing travelogue”: to recreate the song that had as soon as rang out in live performance halls throughout the United States, reconnecting with the hopes and goals of a less complicated time.

Along the best way, she met new buddies with a shared love of the heritage alongside America’s unique coast-to-coast road. She came across how lifestyles has replaced because the street was once based in 1913 — and likewise observed firsthand that major highway, U.S.A. is alive and good within the twenty first century.

In An American Songline, Cece recounts her remarkable experience country by way of nation. persist with her on a trip from occasions sq. in ny to Lincoln Park in San Francisco ... a trip during which historical past and track come jointly to record and protect a adored a part of American life.

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