Taking us on today’s trip through the music and politics of Yip is his son, Ernie Harburg. First, we’re going to go through Yip’s early life, his collaboration with the Gershwin’s, through “Brother Can You Spare A Dime.” Then we’regoing to take an in-depth look at the Wizard of Oz. And finally, we’ll hear a medley of Yip Harburg’s Broadway songs and the politics of the times in which they were created

ON Democracy Now! | November 22, 2012 | 8:00 am

A Tribute to Yip Harburg: The Man Who Put the Rainbow in the Wizard of Oz

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Taking us on today’s trip through the music and politics of Yip is his son, Ernie Harburg. First, we’re going to go through Yip’s early life, his collaboration with the Gershwin’s, through “Brother Can You Spare A Dime.” Then we’regoing to take an in-depth look at the Wizard of Oz. And finally, we’ll hear a medley of Yip Harburg’s Broadway songs and the politics of the times in which they were created

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