By Michael Whorf

ISBN-10: 0786465379

ISBN-13: 9780786465378

during this quantity, 39 of the mythical composers from Tin Pan Alley, Hollywood and Broadway of the Twenties throughout the Nineteen Fifties speak about their careers and proportion the tales of making a number of the so much loved songs in American tune. Interviewed for radio within the mid–1970s, they contain such giants as Harold Arlen, Eubie Blake, Cy Coleman, George Duning, Sammy Fain, Jerry Herman, Bronislaw Kaper, Henry Mancini, David Rose, Arthur Schwartz, Charles Strouse, Jule Styne, Jimmie Van Heusen, Harry Warren, Richard Whiting, and Meredith Willson. photos and infrequent sheet tune reproductions accompany the interviews.

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