Over the Rainbow
by Judy Garland
Judy Garland was a rising teenage star when she landed the part as Dorothy Gale. Even as a young performer, she had already had a very hard go. When Garland signed to MGM in 1935, she was only 13...
Yip Harburg, known to posterity as "Broadway's social conscience," was both a skilled writer of pop songs and a life-long socialist and activist. Most of his songs were devoid of any serious polit...