Bing Crosby
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Bing Crosby, Elvis Presley, and the Narratives of American Popular Song
21 Jul 2010 // 5:00 PM

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.


Bing Crosby: Bing Sings the Sinatra Songbook
26 Jan 2011 // 4:00 PM

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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Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

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"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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