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Three chords for beauty's sake : the life of Artie Shaw

Author: Tom Nolan
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An unflinching account of Shaw's life, evoking his music as well as his larger-than-life personality, to provide a candid and sympathetic portrait of the artist and his era.
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Genre/Form: Biography
biografi
Named Person: Artie Shaw; Artie Shaw
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Nolan
ISBN: 9780393062014 0393062015
OCLC Number: 449865171
Description: xv, 430 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Avenue C --
Dreamy melody --
I'm sitting on top of the world --
Why was I born? --
The girl friend --
Just one more chance --
A deserted farm --
Broadway rhythm --
There's someting in the air --
No regrets --
It ain't right --
I got rhythm --
If it's the last thing I do --
Green key jump --
Begin the beguine --
Non-stop flight --
Indian love call --
King for a day --
One foot in the groove --
Nightmare --
Over the rainbow --
Summit Ridge Drive --
In the mood --
Concerto for clarinet --
This time the dream's on me --
Someone's rocking my dreamboat --
I ask the stars --
Dearly beloved --
Jumpin' on the merry-go-round --
Little jazz --
The Grabtown grapple --
The glider --
Bedford Drive --
A table in a corner --
It's the same old dream --
Changing my tune --
Innuendo --
Mucho de nada --
The Shekomeko shuffle --
Blue again --
He's gone away --
It could happen to you --
Sunny side up --
Stop and go mambo --
Yesterdays --
More than you know --
Connecticut --
I've got beginner's luck --
I was doing all right --
(Would you like to be the) Love of my life --
Imagination --
Dancing in the dark --
Autumn leves --
That old feeling --
Hop skip and jump --
Don't take your love from me --
Long ago and far away.
Other Titles: Life of Artie Shaw
Responsibility: Tom Nolan.
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For his centennial, an indispensable biography of Artie Shaw, the legendary big-band leader, virtuoso clarinetist, and renegade in music and romance.  Read more...

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"[C]ompulsively readable." -- Daniel Akst - Wall Street Journal "In this riveting biography, Tom Nolan recovers the genius, the legend, the ego and blocked emotions of an enigmatic American icon." -- Read more...

 
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