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They're playing our song : conversations with America's classic songwriters

Author: Max Wilk
Publisher: New York : Da Capo Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 1st Da Capo Press edView all editions and formats
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"The careers, inspirations, and techniques of [twenty-six] ... classic songwriters are revealed in Max Wilk's unique profiles, comprised of anecdotes, remembrances, reflections, and commentary either by the lyricists and composers themselves or other show business professionals intimately associated with them. The emphasis in each case is on the songs."--Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wilk, Max.
They're playing our song.
New York : Da Capo Press, 1997
(DLC) 96046835
(OCoLC)35758240
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Max Wilk
OCLC Number: 654749272
Description: 1 online resource (294 pages) : illustrations
Contents: All the things you are: Jerome Kern --
Three little words: Kalmar and Ruby --
Tea for two: Vincent Youmans --
I'm in the mood for love: Dorothy Fields --
Bewitched, bothered, and bewildered: Lorenz Hart --
The sound of music: Richard Rodgers --
This was a real nice clambake: Oscar Hammerstein II --
Of thee I sing, Baby!: Ira Gershwin --
My ideal: Richard Whiting --
Thanks for the memory: Leo Robin --
Make someone happy: Betty Comden --
Lullaby of Broadway: Harry Warren --
Moon river: Johnny Mercer --
Over the rainbow: Harold Arlen --
People who need people: Jule Styne --
Bei mir bist du schön: Sammy Cahn --
Tradition: Bock and Harnick --
Taking a chance on love: Vernon Duke --
Wish you were here: Harold Rome. On a clear day you can see forever: Burton Lane --
Put on a happy face: Lee Adams --
Oh, how we danced: Saul Chaplin --
Brother, can you spare a dime?: E.Y. Harburg --
Everything's coming up roses: Stephen Sondheim --
Guys and dolls: Frank Loesser --
Always: Irving Berlin.
Responsibility: Max Wilk.

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