On the publication of Bing Crosby: Swinging on a Star: The War Years, 1940-1946, biographer Gary Giddins joins in conversation with Bing’s son Harry Crosby. In the much-anticipated follow-up to the acclaimed first volume, A Pocketful of Dreams: The Early Years, 1903-1940, Giddins focuses on Crosby’s most memorable period, as his skyrocketing career reshaped American popular music and cinema. A renowned music journalist and cultural critic, Giddins is the author of Jazz, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, among many books.
Presented with the Leon Levy Center for Biography.
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