Bing Crosby: a bio-bibliography

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Greenwoood Press, 1994 - Biography & Autobiography - 474 pages
Bing Crosby recorded nearly 2,000 songs, appeared in more than 100 films, starred in radio shows for nearly 30 years, and remained a hit on television for 25 years. He produced the best-selling record of all time, was the nation's leading film star for a record five years, and was voted one of the most influential Americans of the century by LIFE magazine. This book is a detailed guide to Crosby's fascinating life and career. A biography that overviews and discusses the most important events, influences, and achievements in Crosby's life. The chapters that follow present a full record of his work in film, radio, and the recording industry. Each chapter is devoted to his work in a particular medium, and individual entries for each of his performances describe his work and comment upon it. An extensive bibliography lists books and articles about Crosby, and many entries assess the value of these works.

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Contents

A Biography
1
Chronology
71
Discography
91
Filmography
199
Radiography 317
319
Videography
335
Bibliography
367
Index
391
Copyright

About the author (1994)

J. ROGER OSTERHOLM is a Professor in the Humanities Department at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, where he teaches courses in cultural history, aviation literature, and writing.