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Played out on the strip : the rise and fall of Las Vegas casino bands

Author: Janis McKay
Publisher: Reno, Nevada : University of Nevada Press, [ 2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An in-depth and personal account of the lives of Las Vegas hotel musicians

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Janis McKay
ISBN: 9780874179996 0874179998
OCLC Number: 923256302
Description: xi, 242 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1900/1950 : from sawdust to carpet joints --
The roaring fifties --
The sixties : prospering and thriving --
1970/1980 : gone with the bosses of old --
Must be good --
1980/1989 : the dog days --
The strike of 1989 --
Old Las Vegas is gone forever.
Responsibility: Janis L. McKay.

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The book is unique and it tells a story that is vital to the history of Las Vegas and entertainment. --Michael S. Green, author of "Nevada: A History of the Silver State"" "Don't be fooled by the Read more...

 
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