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Bing Crosby: A Pocketful of Dreams: The Early Years 1903-1940

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Publisher Comments:

Bing Crosby reflected the aspirations and fears of America itself and reinvented himself like no star before him ever had. Published to coincide with the author's extensive participation in Ken Burns' 18-hour PBS documentary "Jazz, A Pocketful of Dreams" recaptures one of the richest chapters of American history and firmly reclaims Crosby's place in it. of photos.

Synopsis:

From Bing Crosby's early days in college minstrel shows and vaudeville, to his first hit recordings, from his 11 year triumph as star of America's most popular radio show, to his first success in Hollywood, Gary Giddins provides a detailed study of the rise of this American star.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780316881883
Subtitle:
A Pocketful of Dreams - The Early Years 1903 - 1940
Author:
Giddins, Gary
Publisher:
Back Bay Books
Location:
Boston, Mass.
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Composers & Musicians - Pop
Subject:
Singers
Subject:
Entertainment & Performing Arts - General
Subject:
Singers -- United States.
Subject:
Crosby, Bing
Subject:
Biography-Composers and Musicians
Subject:
Composers & Musicians
Subject:
Entertainment & Performing Arts
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series Volume:
9
Publication Date:
20021008
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
768
Dimensions:
9.54x6.35x1.54 in. 2.30 lbs.

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Music » Popular Performers
Biography » Composers and Musicians
Biography » Entertainment and Performing Arts
Biography » General

Bing Crosby: A Pocketful of Dreams: The Early Years 1903-1940
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Product details 768 pages Back Bay Books - English 9780316881883 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , From Bing Crosby's early days in college minstrel shows and vaudeville, to his first hit recordings, from his 11 year triumph as star of America's most popular radio show, to his first success in Hollywood, Gary Giddins provides a detailed study of the rise of this American star.
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