There is no historical or geographical limit on what can be covered. There is no restriction on the style or genre of song or singing.
Translations and cover songs raise many of the same questions. This post (and playlist) looks at how young women transformed Beatles songs on their debut albums.
Carrie Jacobs-Bond’s song, “His Lullaby,” routinely moved entire audiences to tears, especially when sung by Ernestine Schumann-Heink. I offer some thoughts on why this happened.
Even as churches ban “I Love You Truly,” brides and grooms embrace it, as do films, radio broadcasts, and recording companies.
In the annals of songs that have been banned in the United States, no one would expect to find one of Carrie Jacobs-Bond’s songs.