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Songs in the Key of LA: 'Lead Me, Guide Me'

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Sheet music cover for 1909 song "Los Angeles" which was used for the cover of the book "Songs In The Key Of Los Angeles." From The Collection Of The Los Angeles Public Library

This summer we've been telling you about a project called Songs in the Key of LA. It's a multi-platform collaboration between the Library Foundation of Los Angeles and USC professor Josh Kun.

Kun and his students culled through thousands of pieces of sheet music in the library's collection to find songs about the Golden State. One of the tunes they discovered is called "Lead Me, Guide Me."  

Join Josh Kun tonight at 6:30 pm for GRAMMY U presents: Civil Rights Radio (Music as Politics) featuring special guest Wale

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