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Artie Shaw, king of the clarinet : his life and times

Author: Tom Nolan
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., 2011, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The two sides of Shaw . . . are at the center of . . . [this] compulsively readable biography."-Daniel Akst, Wall Street Journal

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Artie Shaw; Artie Shaw
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Nolan
ISBN: 9780393340105 0393340104
OCLC Number: 668194773
Notes: Originally published as Three chords for beauty's sake : the life of Artie Shaw.
Description: xv, 430 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: 1. Avenue C --
2. Dreamy Melody --
3. I'm Sitting on Top of the World --
4. Why Was I Born? --
5. The Girl Friend --
6. Just One More Chance --
7. A Deserted Farm --
8. Broadway Rhythm --
9. There's Something in the Air --
10. No Regrets --
11. It Ain't Right --
12. I Got Rhythm --
13. If It's the Last Thing I Do --
14. Green Key Jump --
15. Begin the Beguine --
16. Non-Stop Flight --
17. Indian Love Call --
18. King for a Dya --
19. One Foot in the Groove --
20. Nightmare --
21.Over the Rainbow --
22. Summit Ridge Drive --
23. In the Mood --
24. Concerto for Clarinet --
25. This TIme the Dream's on Me --
26. Someone's Rocking My Dreamboat --
27. I Ask the Stars --
28. Dearly Beloved --
29. Jumpin' on the Merry-Go- ROund --
30. Little Jazz --
31. The Grabtown Grapple --
32. THe GLider --
33. Bedford Drive --
34. A Table in a Corner --
35. It's the same old dream --
36. Changing My Tune --
37. Innuendo --
38. Mucho de Nada --
39. The Shekomeko Shuffle --
40. Blue again --
41. He's Gone Away --
42. It Could Happen to YOu --
43. Sunny Side Up --
44. Stop and Go Mambo --
45. Yesterdays --
46. More Than You Know --
47. Connecticut --
48. I've Got Beginner's Luck --
49. I Was Doing All Right --50. (Would You Like to Be the) Love of My Life --
51. Imagination --
52. Dancing in the Dark --
53. Autumn Leaves --
54. That Old Feeling --
55. Hop Skip and Jump --
56. Don't Take Your Love from Me --
57. Long Ago and Far Away.
Other Titles: Three chords for beauty's sake
Responsibility: Tom Nolan.

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