User Heart Menu Basket Cross Plus < Minus <
And They All Sang - 9781862079366

Product Details

  • Product code: BJTZT
  • ISBN: 9781862079366
  • Publisher: Granta Books
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 21.6cm x 13.7cm
  • Pages: 302
  • Publish date: 02/07/2007

And They All Sang (Paperback)

And They All Sang - 9781862079366

Terkel Studs


  • Our price £9.39
  • RRP £9.99
  • Save £0.60
Notify me
Add to wish list
Throughout the second half of the twentieth century, Pulitzer Prize-winning oral historian Studs Terkel hosted a legendary daily radio programme in Chicago - presenting listeners with his singular take on an eclectic range of music from classical, opera, and jazz to gospel, blues, folk and rock. "And They All Sang" features more than forty of Terkel's inimitable conversations from the programme with some of the greatest musicians of the past century. Among the many highlights include: a 22 year-old Bob Dylan tells how he came to write "A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall"; Janis Joplin, in a rare interview, recalls her teenage years in Texas spent listening to old Leadbelly and Bessie Smith records; and, Louis Armstrong and Dizzy Gillespie talk about their sense of kinship with fellow jazz geniuses Joe Oliver and Charlie Parker. Perhaps the biggest revelation, though, is Terkel himself - whose brilliant insights reflect his profound understanding, and appreciation, of the affinities between all forms of music. Terkel offers us a remarkable collective portrait of the full spectrum of musical genres.

Share And They All Sang on Pinterest

Product Details

  • Product code: BJTZT
  • ISBN: 9781862079366
  • Publisher: Granta Books
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 21.6cm x 13.7cm
  • Pages: 302
  • Publish date: 02/07/2007

Reviews

Help our customers make the best choices by telling everyone what you think about this product.

There are currently no customer reviews for this product. Why not be the first?

Rate & Review
  • Our price £9.39
  • RRP £9.99
  • Save £0.60
Notify me

We hope to have this item available again soon.


Add to Wishlist