The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to Popular Standards by Max Morath
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Every major singer from Frank Sinatra to Christina Aguilera. Every major composer from Irving Berlin to Stephen Sondheim. Every major song from a century of favorites. Every major musician and lyricist. Every major styling from blues, jazz, and country to folk, big band, and rock and roll

The most recorded songs of all time. A guide to understanding the "standard" lingo. The evolution of popular music from Tin Pan Alley to contemporary musical theater, and more.
 

About Max Morath

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Michael Feinstein is an entertainer and educator known as onMichael Feinstein is an entertainer and educator known as one of the leading experts on classic American popular music. e of the leading experts on classic American popular music. A five-time Grammy nominee, he performs, records, and lecturA five-time Grammy nominee, he performs, records, and lectures extensively and has been awarded three honorary doctoratees extensively and has been awarded three honorary doctorate degrees. Learn more about Michael Feinstein at MichaelFeins degrees. Learn more about Michael Feinstein at MichaelFeinstein.com. tein.com.
 
Published February 5, 2002 by Perigee. 256 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Humor & Entertainment, Arts & Photography, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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