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Musicmakers of network radio : 24 entertainers, 1926-1962

Author: Jim Cox
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This volume presents biographies of 24 renowned performers who spent a significant portion of their professional careers standing in front of a radio microphone. Profiles of individuals like Steve Allen, Rosemary Clooney, Bob Crosby, and Percy Faith, along with groups such as the Ink Spots and the King's Men, reveal the private lives behind the public personas"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Cox
ISBN: 9780786463251 0786463252
OCLC Number: 757462040
Description: ix, 370 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Prelude : real-life stories set to music --
Steve Allen : bigger than a breadbox --
Howard Barlow : the vitamin of the soul --
Jack Berch : the cheerful little earful --
Archie Bleyer : a musician's musician --
Rosemary Clooney : girl singer --
Bob Crosby : the front man --
Jan Davis : the pride of Pine Bluff --
Johnny Desmond : the creamer --
Morton Downey : the Irish nightingale --
Percy Faith : with strings attached --
Red Foley : no trouble I see --
Wilbur Hatch : company man --
Jerome Hines : America's basso --
The Ink Spots : high tenor & talking bass --
The King's Men : a little musical relief --
Robert Q. Lewis : the comeback kid --
Vincent Lopez : the piano kid --
Smilin' Ed McConnell : Katty Wampus superdoo --
Vaughn Monroe : old leather tonsils --
Lanny Ross : troubadour of the moon --
Jack Smith : a smile in his voice --
Jo Stafford : G.I. Jo --
Martha Tilton : sweetheart of swing --
Helen Traubel : a different drummer.
Responsibility: Jim Cox.

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"This volume presents biographies of 24 renowned performers who spent a significant portion of their professional careers standing in front of a radio microphone. Profiles of individuals like Steve Allen, Rosemary Clooney, Bob Crosby, and Percy Faith, along with groups such as the Ink Spots and the King's Men, reveal the private lives behind the public personas"--Provided by publisher.

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