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Swing it! : the Andrews Sisters story

Author: John Sforza
Publisher: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In 1937, a young and vivacious trio of sisters from Minneapolis burst upon the music scene. They had fast and loud harmony, perfectly syncopated choreography, comedic flair, and matching pompadour hairstyles. They were Maxene, Patty, and LaVerne - the Andrews Sisters - three girl-next-door real-life sisters who would revolutionize and forever change popular music."--BOOK JACKET. "Today, the Andrews Sisters are
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sforza, John, 1965-
Swing it!
Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, c2000
(OCoLC)639537074
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Sforza
ISBN: 0813121361 9780813121369 0813190991 9780813190990
OCLC Number: 40755241
Description: 289 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: We'll Hit the Big Time --
"That's Us! That's Us!" --
They Made the Company Jump --
Three of a Kind --
Voices of an Era --
We've Got a Job to Do --
Riding High --
Success Abroad --
A Love Song Is Born --
Disharmony --
The Last Mile Home --
The Love We Used to Know --
Top-Thirty Hits (Compiled from Billboard) --
Top-Ten Hits (Compiled from Variety) --
Most Played Jukebox Records of World War II --
Gold Records --
On the Air --
The Small Screen.
Responsibility: John Sforza.

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The Andrews Sisters - Maxene, Patty, and LaVerne remain the best selling female vocal group of all time, charting more top 10 Billboard hits than Elvis or the Beatles and placing hits on the  Read more...

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"A colorful and flattering portrait of a vital part of American popular culture in the World War II era." - People Magazine; "In such affectionate books as Swing It!, the melody and memory linger Read more...

 
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