Download American Popular Song Lyricists: Oral Histories, 1920s–1960s by Michael Whorf PDF

Download American Popular Song Lyricists: Oral Histories, 1920s–1960s by Michael Whorf PDF

By Michael Whorf

during this quantity (a better half to American renowned track Composers), 39 major American lyricists from the Tin Pan Alley, Hollywood and Broadway of the Twenties to the Nineteen Sixties talk about their careers and proportion the tales of making the various such a lot cherished songs in American tune. Interviewed for radio within the Seventies, they comprise such writing groups as Sammy Cahn and Jule Styne, Betty Comden and Adolph eco-friendly, and Jay Livingston and Ray Evans, and such contributors as Harold Adamson, E.Y. Harburg, Gus Kahn, Leo Robin and Paul Francis Webster. pictures and infrequent sheet song reproductions accompany the interviews.

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