Early Songs, 1907–1914
Edited by Charles HammPreview on Google Books
Containing 214 songs by one of the most prominent of all America's songwriters, this three-part collection illuminates the early career of Irving Berlin with unprecedented completeness and accuracy, from the well-known "Alexander's Ragtime Band" to a number of songs published here for the first time.
Cover of the sheet music for "Alexander's Ragtime Band" (1911)
Reviews of this Volume
Dickinson, Peter. Review of Early Songs, by Irving Berlin. Edited by Charles Hamm. Music & Letters 79, no. 1 (1998): 157-158.
Schiff, David. “For Everyman, by Everyman.” Review of Early Songs, by Irving Berlin. Edited by Charles Hamm. The Atlantic Monthly 277, no. 3 (1996): 108-112.
Stilwell, Robynn J. Review of Early Songs, by Irving Berlin. Edited by Charles Hamm. Popular Music 16, no. 1 (1997): 115-119.