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Read e-book online American Popular Song Lyricists: Oral Histories, 1920s–1960s PDF

By Michael Whorf

ISBN-10: 0786465387

ISBN-13: 9780786465385

during this quantity (a better half to American well known tune Composers), 39 prime American lyricists from the Tin Pan Alley, Hollywood and Broadway of the Nineteen Twenties to the Nineteen Sixties speak about their careers and percentage the tales of making the various so much cherished songs in American tune. Interviewed for radio within the Seventies, they contain such writing groups as Sammy Cahn and Jule Styne, Betty Comden and Adolph eco-friendly, and Jay Livingston and Ray Evans, and such participants as Harold Adamson, E.Y. Harburg, Gus Kahn, Leo Robin and Paul Francis Webster. pictures and infrequent sheet tune reproductions accompany the interviews.

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