Bing Crosby: A Pocketful of Dreams - The Early Years 1903 - 1940

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Little, Brown, Nov 29, 2009 - Biography & Autobiography - 768 pages
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From Bing Crosby's early days in college minstrel shows and vaudeville, to his first hit recordings, from his 11 year triumph as star of America's most popular radio show, to his first success in Hollywood, Gary Giddins provides a detailed study of the rise of this American star.
 

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Who knew that Bing Crosby was such an influence on the early years of recorded music? This is a fun look at a complicated, generous man and his unusual (for his time) instrument. His smooth, jazzy ... Read full review

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Who knew that Bing Crosby was such an influence on the early years of recorded music? This is a fun look at a complicated, generous man and his unusual (for his time) instrument. His smooth, jazzy ... Read full review

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Contents

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Part Two
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The Early Years
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Notes and Sources
Interviews and Bibliography
Acknowledgments
Copyright

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Gary Giddins lives in New York City.

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