An exciting new book from Marion Short about collectible sheet music, this second volume includes lots of new categories. Learn about the music that provided background to America's communication, transportation, wars, and news events. Marion's entertaining and incisive writing style is accompanied by more than 500 color photographs of historical sheet music, each captioned and priced. Not just an attractive coffee table book, this compilation is a record of America's history and growth as told by tunes. Her first book, The Gold in Your Piano Bench, has received wide acclaim.
Marion Short is an enthusiastic collector of old sheet music, as well as a writer and composer, whose current collection includes more than 16,000 pieces encompassing 150 years of published sheet music. Marion and her husband, retired Navy Commander Roy Short, live in California.