They're Playing Our Song: Conversations with America's Classic Songwriters
Originally published in 1973, when it won the ASCAP Deems Taylor Award, reprinted
and revised several times since,They’re Playing Our Song is a classic oral history of American popular music. Now further updated with new material and new photographs, this book is indispensable for anyone interested in the Great American Songbook of the 20th
century, these classic and timeless songs and lyrics are as popular today as ever.
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Sing Baby ira gershwin
Thanks for the Memory leo robin
Make Someone Happy betty comden
Lullaby of Broadway harry warren
Moon River johnny mercer
Over the Rainbow harold arlen
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Everythings Coming Up Roses stephen sondheim
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They're Playing Our Song: Conversations With America's Classic Songwriters
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