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The rise of the crooners : Gene Austin, Russ Columbo, Bing Crosby, Nick Lucas, Johnny Marvin, and Rudy Vallee

Author: Michael R Pitts; Frank W Hoffmann
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2002.
Series: Studies and documentation in the history of popular entertainment, no. 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Rise of the Crooners examines the historical trends and events that led to the emergence of the crooning style. The lives and careers of six pioneers of the style-Bing Crosby, Russ Columbo, Gene  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pitts, Michael R.
Rise of the crooners.
Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2002
(OCoLC)636645974
Named Person: Gene Austin; Russ Columbo; Bing Crosby; Nick Lucas; Johnny Marvin; Rudy Vallée; Gene Austin; Russ Columbo; Bing Crosby; Nick Lucas; Johnny Marvin; Rudy Vallée
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael R Pitts; Frank W Hoffmann
ISBN: 0810840812 9780810840812
OCLC Number: 46976469
Description: ix, 321 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction : The coming of the crooners / by Ian Whitcomb --
Gene Austin --
Russ Columbo --
Bing Crosby --
Nick Lucas --
Johnny Marvin --
Rudy Vallee.
Series Title: Studies and documentation in the history of popular entertainment, no. 2.
Responsibility: by Michael Pitts and Frank Hoffmann, with the assistance of Dick Carty and Jim Bedoian ; introduction by Ian Whitcomb.

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