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Author Rotella, Mark, 1967-

Title Amore : the story of Italian American song / Mark Rotella.

Imprint New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, c2010.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    784.5 ROT    Available
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    784.5 ROT    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    782.42164 ROT    Available
 PAS Lamanda Park Branch Non-Fiction    782.42164 ROT    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xviii, 300 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The old country. "I have but one heart" ("O marenariello") : Frank Sinatra and Vic Damone ; "Vesti la giubba" : Enrico Caruso ; "Core 'ngrato" : Eduardo Migliaccio and Gilda Mignonette ; "O sole mio" : Enrico Caruso ; "Tip-toe through the tulips" : Nick Lucas ; "You call it madness (But I call it love)" : Russ Columbo ; "Sing, sing, sing" : Louis Prima ; "All or nothing at all" : Frank Sinatra ; "Night and day" : Frank Sinatra ; "Angelina" : Louis Prima ; "I'm gonna love that gal (like she's never been loved before)" : Perry Como ; "Prisoner of love" : Perry Como ; "Mam'selle" : Frank Sinatra -- The Italian decade, the 1950s. "You're breaking my heart" : Vic Damone ; "That lucky old sun" : Frankie Laine ; "Be my love" : Mario Lanza ; "Here in my heart" : Al Martino ; "Because of you" : Tony Bennett ; "Your cheatin' heart" : Joni James ; "That's amore" : Dean Martin ; "Eh, cumpari!" : Julius La Rosa ; "Darktown strutters' ball (Italian-style)" : Lou Monte ; "(The gang that sang) Heart of my heart" : Don Cornell and Johnny Desmond ; "Sweet and gentle" : Alan Dale ; "I've got the world on a string" : Frank Sinatra ; "Just a gigolo" : Louis Prima ; "Innamorata" : Jerry Vale ; "Volare" : Dean Martin ; "Mama" : Connie Francis ; "Dream lover" : Bobby Darin ; "Lightnin' strikes" : Lou Christie ; "I wonder why" : Dion and the Belmonts ; "Sixteen candles" : Johnny Maestro and the Crests ; "Mack the Knife" : Bobby Darin ; "It's now or never" : Elvis Presley ; "The wanderer" : Dion ; "Walk like a man" : Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons -- Las Vegas. "Nice 'n' easy" : Frank Sinatra and the Rat Pack ; "Bye bye blackbird" : Sammy Davis Jr. ; "Fly me to the moon" : Frank Sinatra ; "Fly me to the moon" (reprise) : Tony Bennett, September 2001.
Subject Popular music -- United States -- History and criticism.
Italian American singers.
Italian Americans -- Music -- History and criticism.
ISBN 9780865476981 (hardcover : alk. paper) : $33.00
0865476985 (hardcover : alk. paper)

 
    
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