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Swing it! : the Andrews Sisters story

Author: John Sforza
Publisher: Lexington, Kentucky : The University Press of Kentucky, 2004. ©2000
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the years before and after World War II, there were no bigger voices than those of the Andrews Sisters. Maxene, LaVerne, and Patty charted more top ten Billboard hits than Elvis or the Beatles and went on to become the top-selling female vocal group of all time, selling approximately 100 million records. They recorded such instant hits as ""Beer Barrel Polka, "" ""Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, "" ""Don't Fence Me In,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sforza, John, 1965-
Swing it! : the Andrews Sisters story.
Lexington, Kentucky : The University Press of Kentucky, 2004, ©2000
289 pages
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Sforza
ISBN: 9780813148977 0813148979
OCLC Number: 905865523
Description: 1 online resource (334 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 We'll Hit the Big Time; 2 ""That's Us! That's Us!""; 3 They Made the Company Jump; 4 Three of a Kind; 5 Voices of an Era; 6 We've Got a Job to Do; 7 Riding High; 8 Success Abroad; 9 A Love Song Is Born; 10 Disharmony; 11 The Last Mile Home; 12 The Love We Used to Know; Appendix A: Top-Thirty Hits (Compiled from Billboard); Appendix B: Top-Ten Hits (Compiled from Variety); Appendix C: Most Played Jukebox Records of World War II; Appendix D: Gold Records; Appendix E: On the Air; Appendix F: The Small Screen; Notes; Filmography.
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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