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Author Pitts, Michael R.

Title The rise of the crooners : Gene Austin, Russ Columbo, Bing Crosby, Nick Lucas, Johnny Marvin, and Rudy Vallee / by Michael Pitts and Frank Hoffmann, with the assistance of Dick Carty and Jim Bedoian ; introduction by Ian Whitcomb.

Imprint Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2002.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    782.42164 PIT    Available
Description ix, 321 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series Studies and documentation in the history of popular entertainment; no. 2
Bibliography Includes discography (p. 217-294), filmography (p. 295-301), bibliographical references (p. 303-308), and index.
Contents Introduction : The coming of the crooners / by Ian Whitcomb -- Gene Austin -- Russ Columbo -- Bing Crosby -- Nick Lucas -- Johnny Marvin -- Rudy Vallee.
Subject Singers -- United States -- Biography.
Popular music -- United States -- History and criticism.
Added Author Hoffmann, Frank W., 1949-
ISBN 0810840812 (alk. paper)
9780810840812 (alk. paper)

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