American Popular Song Composers : Oral Histories, 1920s-1950s

By: Whorf, Michael

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255 pages; 4to (10") 26 cm; Pale tan softcover, [x] + 255 pages, index, bibliography, about 40 b/w photos and illustrations in text, with captions. ; Foreword by Pete Misiak. Written by longtime WJR Radio Detroit broadcaster, producer, and writer, winner of Peabody Award for excellence in journalism, who, over his 39-year career, interviewed hundreds of notables. Here are concise bios and fascinating interviews of 39 top American composers (of jazz and popular music) of the 1920s-1950s in their own words. ; Only a whisper of shelfwear. No marks or defects. Scarce.

Title: American Popular Song Composers : Oral Histories, 1920s-1950s

Author Name: Whorf, Michael

Categories: Biography,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: McFarland & Company: 2012

ISBN Number: 0786465379

ISBN Number 13: 9780786465378

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: 18068

Keywords: American History ; Oral History ; Interviews ; Popular Music ; Songwriters ; Biography ; Composers ; Jazz ; Swing Music ;,