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Bing Crosby


Wednesday, July 21 2010

Bing Crosby, Elvis Presley, and the Narratives of American Popular Song

It is now possible to see Bing Crosby’s success not as a prior model against which Elvis Presley would assert himself, but rather, as a template that Elvis would adapt and exploit.


Wednesday, January 26 2011

Bing Crosby: Bing Sings the Sinatra Songbook

The titles are best known by Sinatra. The production is crystal clear. Crosby is in fine voice. But he’s no Frank.

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