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America's Songs by Philip Furia
Book DescriptionFirst published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415972468
(229mm x 152mm x 25mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 6-Jul-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Philip Furia
America's Songs, Paperback (May 2008)
'America's Songs' tells the stories behind the most beloved popular songs of the last century. This book, along with telling the stories, suggests, simply and succinctly, what makes a song great. It describes the way each song melds words and music, sentiment and melody.
Ira Gershwin, Paperback (October 1997)» View all books by Philip Furia
This biography explores the life and work of the older, less flamboyant Gershwin brother, Ira. The author traces the development of his lyrical art and his emergence as a prominent writer during the golden era of Broadway and Hollywood musical.
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Author Biography - Philip Furia
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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