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By Michael Whorf

during this quantity (a significant other to American well known tune Composers), 39 major American lyricists from the Tin Pan Alley, Hollywood and Broadway of the Nineteen Twenties to the Sixties speak about their careers and percentage the tales of constructing a few of the such a lot cherished songs in American tune. Interviewed for radio within the Seventies, they comprise such writing groups as Sammy Cahn and Jule Styne, Betty Comden and Adolph eco-friendly, and Jay Livingston and Ray Evans, and such members as Harold Adamson, E.Y. Harburg, Gus Kahn, Leo Robin and Paul Francis Webster. photos and infrequent sheet track reproductions accompany the interviews.

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