Bing Crosby: A Pocketful of Dreams - The Early Years 1903 - 1940
Little, Brown, 29 nov. 2009 - 768 pagina's
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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LibraryThing ReviewGebruikersrecensie - ralphz - LibraryThing
Who knew that Bing Crosby was such an influence on the early years of recorded music? This is a fun look at a complicated, generous man and his unusual (for his time) instrument. His smooth, jazzy ... Volledige review lezen
BING CROSBY: A Pocketful of Dreams: The Early Years 1903-1940Gebruikersrecensie - Kirkus
Sprawling first installment of an ambitious, literate, and eminently readable biography of the famed crooner.Crosby was no mere entertainer. As Giddins (Visions of Jazz, 1998, etc.) capably ... Volledige review lezen
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