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Fats Waller : the cheerful little earful

Author: Alyn Shipton
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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In this biography of Waller, Alyn Shipton re-examines his career, arguing that his talents as a songwriter, show composer and brilliant recording and broadcasting artist have not been appreciated. A  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shipton, Alyn.
Fats Waller.
London ; New York : Continuum, 2002
(OCoLC)639335276
Named Person: Fats Waller; Fats Waller; Fats Waller; Fats Waller; Fats Waller; Fats Waller
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alyn Shipton
ISBN: 0826457967 9780826457967 0826476198 9780826476197 082646534X 9780826465344
OCLC Number: 47805139
Notes: Originally published: Spellmount, 1988.
Description: xi, 180 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Early life in Harlem --
2. The musical theater --
3. The rhythm and the big band --
4. Films --
5. Fats in Europe --
6. The final years --
7. The records.
Responsibility: Alyn Shipton.

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'Shipton's survey of Waller's hectic life fairly bristles with fresh information and includes many comments from newly-interviewed survivors of Harlem's heyday.' Peter Vacher, critic and author Read more...

 
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