From Tin Pan Alley to Broadway, The Melody Lingers On is a story about the American Dream. Follow Irving Berlin's life, from poverty as a Jewish immigrant on the Lower East Side of Manhattan to his world-wide fame as one of America 's most prolific songwriters. A contemporary and compelling love story, such number one hits as "White Christmas," "God Bless America" and "Cheek to Cheek," are featured. Celebrate the life of the man who was the champion of our troops overseas and the writer of the most popular song of all time. Irving Berlin has no place in American music; He is American music.