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Swing, Swing, Swing: The Life and Times of Benny Goodman
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Firestone, Ross

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Swing, Swing, Swing: The Life and Times of Benny Goodman

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Before Elvis and rock & roll, Benny Goodman--the King of Swing--ruled American popular music. In this intimate biography, Firestone illuminates Goodman's enormous impact on American music and culture, offering a mesmerizing, behind-the-scenes look at this complicated, difficult jazz superstar. Photos.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780393311686
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0393311686
Paperback
Publishing year: 1998
Publisher: W W NORTON & CO
524 Pages
Weight: 0,717 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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