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America's Songs

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America's Songs by Philip Furia

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

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415972468
ISBN-10: 0415972469
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x 25mm)
Pages: 358
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 6-Jul-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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America's Songs by 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 by Philip Furia Ira Gershwin, Paperback (October 1997)

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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