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By Cecelia Otto

In 2013, singer and author Cecelia Otto traveled the Lincoln road from one finish of the rustic to the opposite, giving live shows of vaudeville-era track in each country she undergone. Her objective in this extraordinary “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 an easier time.

Along the way in which, she met new buddies with a shared love of the historical past alongside America’s unique coast-to-coast street. She stumbled on how lifestyles has replaced because the street used to be based in 1913 — and likewise observed firsthand that major road, U.S.A. is alive and good within the twenty first century.

In An American Songline, Cece recounts her wonderful event country via nation. stick 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 shield a loved a part of American life.

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