America's Songs: The Stories Behind the Songs of Broadway, Hollywood, and Tin Pan Alley

America's Songs: The Stories Behind the Songs of Broadway, Hollywood, and Tin Pan Alley

by Philip Furia, Michael Lasser
     
 

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First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781135471996
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/12/2006
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
360
File size:
5 MB

Meet the Author

Philip Furia is one of the best-known writers on popular music, having authored critical biographies of Johnny Mercer (2003), Irving Berlin (1998), and Ira Gershwin (1995), and the award-winning book Poets of Tin Pan Alley (1992). He teaches at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. Michael Lasser is host of National Public Radio's "Fascinatin' Rhythm," a weekly program that focuses on the great American popular songs. It has been on the air since 1980, and was awarded a Peabody Award in 1995.

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