Mass Appropriation Of Music

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Music amid World War II unprecedentedly affected America, both on the home front and on troops serving abroad. Dissimilar to World War I, which happened in the pre-radio period, by December 1941, for all intents and purposes each American family unit, 96.2 percent, possessed radios. At no other time had recordings of tunes and live musical exhibitions been show to such a large number of a great many Americans, both to those supporting the war at home and to troops serving all through the world. For some Americans, this mass appropriation of music had a binding together, devoted impact by raising the assurance of the troops abroad and rousing and motivating the Americans at home to completely bolster all parts of the war exertion. Some African

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