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God Bless America
Song by Erste Allgemeine Verunsicherung
Why did Irving Berlin wrote God Bless America?
He’d come up with “God Bless America” in 1918, while serving in the Army at Camp Upton in Yaphank, N.Y. It was intended for a military revue called Yip Yip Yaphank. His musical secretary Harry Ruby remembered, “There were so many patriotic songs coming out at the time. Every songwriter was pouring them out.
When did Irving Berlin wrote God Bless America?
What is the story behind the song God Bless America?
Irving Berlin arrived in New York at 5 as Israel Baline, the son of a cantor fleeing persecution of the Jews of Russia. During World War I, Berlin wrote “God Bless America.” The title was a phrase his immigrant mother fervently repeated during Berlin’s childhood, his daughter later said.
Who wrote God Bless America?