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Crosby, Bing

also:

 Crosby, Harry Lillis  birth name

singer


born: 02 May 1904 Tacoma, Washington / state, USA Source: 1  

born: 02 May 1903 Source: 2  

died: 14 Oct 1977 Madrid, Spain Source: 1  

date of Variety obit: 19 Oct 1977  

active from: 1931 Source: 1  

The Music Sack has 328 items with information about Bing Crosby
The first 100 are listed below (to view all 328 items click here)


 1996

Mancuso, Chuck
Popular music and the underground
Foundations of jazz, blues, country, and rock, 1900-1950
Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, 1996, 626 p.

Number of People : 288


 1995

Star Profiles

p. 124 In:
Cotton, Bill Jr.
You must remember this ... songs at the heart of the war
Foreword by Bill Cotton, Jnr.
England: Boxtree, 1995, 143 p.

Number of People : 10


 1992

Hooked Hollywood
Geraldo. WFTV, Ch. 9, Orlando, FL, July 9, 1992.
       Note: Gary Crosby discusses his addiction to chocolates and alcohol.

Number of People : 1


 1992

Osterholm, J. Roger
The Legacy of Bing Crosby in Perspective Fifteen Years after his Death.
Avion (Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, Florida), Oct. 14, 1992: B4, B7.

Number of People : 1

Descriptive note


 1992

Whitburn, Joel
The Billboard book of top 40 hits
5th edition
New York: An imprint of Watson-Guptill Publications, 1992, 674 p.

Number of People : 1,471

More Details : (1 Section)


 1992

Larkin, Colin
The Guinness encyclopedia of popular music
Edited by Colin Larkin
Enfield, Middlesex: Guinness Publishing, 1992, 4V p.

Number of People : 5,680

More Details : (1 Section)


 1992

Endres, Stacey
Cushman, Robert
Hollywood at Your Feet
The Story of the World-Famous Chinese Theatre
Los Angeles, Pomegranate, 1992.
       Note: Includes an account of Bing's cement square at the theater, set in 1936.

Number of People : 1


 1992

Friedwald, Will
Jazz Singing
New York: Collier-Macmillan, 1992. 493 p.
       Indexed and illustrated

Number of People : 1

Descriptive note


 1992

Brumer, Andy
"Land, Sea and Golf : They Meet at Pebble Beach, Open Site" 1992 United States Open
The Wall Street Journal, (June 17, 1992:14+. (Advertising Supplement)
       Note: On the Crosby Pro-Am Tournament.

Number of People : 1


 1992

Shipman, David
Judy Garland
The Secret Life of an American Legend
New York: Hyperion, 1992
       Note: Many references to Bing.

Number of People : 1


 1992

Dorough, Prince
Popular-music culture in America
New York: Ardsley House Publishers Inc., c1992, 352 p.

Number of People : 96


 1992

Tosches, Nick
Dino : Living High in the Dirty Business of Dreams
Garden City: Doubleday, 1992. 548 p.
       plus index

Number of People : 1

Descriptive note


 1992

Osterholm, J. Roger
The Bing Crosby Baseball Stadium in Virginia.
Bing, 102 (Dec. 1992): 7-8.
       Note: An account of Front Royal, VA, for the premiere of Riding High in 1950.

Number of People : 1


 1992

Carter, Claire
Our Love was Strong.
Parade, Feb. 16, 1992: 4-7

Number of People : 1

Descriptive note


 1992

Lablanc, Michael
Contemporary musicians volume 6
Edited by Michael LaBlanc
Detroit, Michigan: Gale Research, 1992, 286 p.

Number of People : 72


 1991

Hemming, Roy
Hajdu, David
Discovering Great Singers of Classic Pop
New York: Newmarket, 1991. 296 p.
       Illustrated and indexed

Number of People : 1

Descriptive note


 1991

Nass, Herbert E. Esq
Wills of the Rich and Famous
New York: Warner, 1991.
       Note: An explanation and excerpts of Bing's 1977 will, pp. 75-77.

Number of People : 1


 1991

Hollywood Kids in Hell.
The Joan Rivers Show. WFTV, Ch. 9, Orlando, FL, Sep. 19, 1991, 10 a.m.

Number of People : 1

Descriptive note


 1991

Hirschhorn, Clive
The Hollywood Musical
Portland. 480 p.
       Note: Covers films from 1927 to 1990; illustrated.

Number of People : 1


 1991

Billard, Francois
Jazz anthology (1918-1939)
Paris: EPM, 1991, 391 p.

Number of People : 385


 1991

Pitts, Michael R.
Parish, James Robert
Hollywood songsters
By James Robert Parish and Michael R. Pitts
New York: Garland, 1991

Number of People : 105


 1991

Reynolds, Fred
The Crosby Collection : Part One. 1926-34
England: John Joyce & Son, 1991. 244 p.
       Note: Notes on Bing's early records

Number of People : 1


 1990

Scott, Walter
Walter Scott's Personality Parade.
Parade, Feb. 25, 1990: 2.

Number of People : 1

Descriptive note


 1990

Hope, Bob
Shavelson, Melville (with)
Don't Shoot. It's Only Me : Bob Hope's Comedy History of the United States
New York: Putnam, 1990. 315 p.
       illustr.
       Note: Many stories of Hope's experiences with Bing.

Number of People : 1


 1989

Walker, Leo
The Big Band Almanac.
Revised
New York: Da Capo, 1989. 466 p.
       Illustrated and indexed

Number of People : 1

Descriptive note


 1989

Shales, Tom
Legends : Remembering America's Greatest Stars
New York: Random House, 1989.
       Note: Includes a section titled "Easy Going: Bing Crosby."

Number of People : 1


 1989

Rust, Brian
Debus, Allen G.
The complete entertainment discography from 1897 to 1942
Second edition
Brian Rust and Allen G. Debus
New York: Da Capo Press, 1989, 794 p.

Number of People : 488


 1989

Les grandes voix du jazz
Paris: Editions de l'Instant, 1989, 126 p.

Number of People : 64


 1989

Lee, Peggy
Miss Peggy Lee : Am Autobiography
New York: Donald I. Fine, 1989. 170 p.
       index; illustrated.
       Note: Favorable comments on working with Bing.

Number of People : 1


 1989

Clarke, Donald
The Penguin encyclopedia of popular music
Edited by Donald Clarke
London: Viking, 1989, 1378 p.

Number of People : 4,498


 1988

Burns, George
Gracie : a Love Story
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1988. 319 p.
       illustrated; no index.
       Note: Includes information on early days of radio (92-108, 161-74) and films, some with Crosby.

Number of People : 1


 1988

Kernfeld, Barry Dean
The new Grove dictionary of jazz
Edited by Barry Kernfeld
London: Macmillan Press, 1988

Number of People : 3,377


 1988

Torme, Mel
It Wasn't All Velvet
New York: Viking 1988. 373 pages
       including discography; indexed, illustrations
       Note: Idolizing Crosby's music, and respect for Crosby as a person (p. 82)

Number of People : 1


 1988

Pugh, Colin
Alternate Bing : Crosby.
Bristol, England: 1988. Lists alternate recording takes of Bing's songs.

Number of People : 1


 1987

Spada, James
Grace : the Secret Lives of a Princess
Garden City: Dolphin-Doubleday, 1987. 275 p.
       plus notes and an index.
       Note: States that Grace Kelly and Bing dated often.

Number of People : 1


 1987

Morgereth, Timothy A.
Bing Crosby
A Discography. Radio Program List and Filmography
Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 1987. 502 pages and index

Number of People : 1

Descriptive note


 1986

Whitburn, Joel
Joel Whitburn's Pop memories 1890-1954
The history of American popular music compiled form America's popular music charts 1890-1954
Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin: Record Research Inc., 1986, 657 p.

Number of People : 1,376


 1986

Reynolds, Fred
Road to Hollywood : the Bing: Crosby Films Book.
Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, England: John Joyce and Son, 1986
       Note: Rev.

Number of People : 1

Descriptive note


 1986

Sadie, Stanley
Hitchcock, H. Wiley
The new Grove dictionary of American music
edited by H. Wiley Hitchcock and Stanley Sadie
New York, N.Y. : Grove's Dictionaries of Music, 1986. 4 v.

Number of People : 3,993


 1985

Norman, Barry
The Film Greats
London: Future, 1985.

Number of People : 1


 1985

Hope, Bob
Confessions of a Hooker! : My Lifetime Affair with Golf
New York: Doubleday, 1985.
       Note: Chapter 8 is devoted to Bing.

Number of People : 1


 1984

O'Connell, Sheldon
Atkinson, Gordon (with)
Bing : a Voice for All Seasons
Private, 1984. 244 pages of discography, plus index.

Number of People : 1


 1984

Murphy, Robert / father
My Friend Bing Crosby.
American Classic Screen, Jan.-Feb. 1984: 29-32.
       Note: A priest describes Bing and a house visit Jan. 1, 1969.

Number of People : 1


 1984

Gourse, Leslie
Louis' children : American jazz singers
New York: William Morrow, 1984

Number of People : 46


 1983

Haller, Scot
Wilhelm, Maria
The Sad Ballad of Bing and his Boys.
People Weekly, March 21, 1983: 88-94.

Number of People : 1

Descriptive note


 1983

Crosby, Gary
Firestone, Ross
Going My Own Way
Garden City: Doubleday, 1983. 304 pages
       illustr.
       Note: The story of the eldest Crosby son, with an emphasis on Bing's harsh treatment of him.

Number of People : 1


 1983

Paradissis, A.G.
The Bing : Book of Verse
Melbourne, Australia: Globe, 1983.

Number of People : 1


 1983

Crosby, Kathryn
My life with Bing.
London: Quartet 1983. XI, 351 S.
       Mit Ill.

Number of People : 1


 1983

My Life with Bing
Wheeling, IL: Collage, 1983. 355 pages. personal views up to 1965
       Note: Lavishly illustrated. Oversize pages. Candid, but some tales vary from her earlier book.

Number of People : 1


 1983

Thomas, Bob
The Afterwaves of Daddy Dearest.
Daytona Beach, FL, Evening Journal, April 14, 1983.
       Note: The Associated Press article on the "blood feud" between Gary and brother Philip.

Number of People : 1


 1982

Rockwell, John
An Homage to the "Classical" Crooners.
New York Times, Oct. 29, 1982.

Number of People : 1

Descriptive note


 1982

Shepherd, Donald
Slatzer, Robert F.
Bing Crosby : the hollow man.
London: W.H. Allen 1982. VIII, 326 S.
      (Series: A Star Book)

Number of People : 1


 1982

Faith, William Robert
Bob Hope : a Life in Comedy
New York: Putnam's Sons, 1982. 400 p.
       plus index, Illustrations, documentation
       Note: Many references to Bing.

Number of People : 1


 1981

Applebaum, Stanley
Camner, James
Stars of the American musical theater in historic photographs
361 portraits from the 1860s to 1950.
Edited by Stanley Applebaum and James Camner
New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1981

Number of People : 408


 1981

Shepherd, Donald
Slatzer, Robert F.
Bing Crosby : the Hollow Man
New York: St. Martin's, 1981; rpt New York: Pinnacle, 1982.

Number of People : 1

Descriptive note


 1980

Press, Jaques Cattell
ASCAP biographical dictionary of composers, authors and publishers
Fourth edition
Compiled for the American Society of Composers, Authors and publishers by Jaques Cattell Press
New York: R. R. Bowker, 1980, 589 p.

Number of People : 8,161


 1980

Barnes, Ken
The Crosby Years
New York: St. Martin's, 1980. 216 pages

Number of People : 1

Descriptive note


 1980

Barnes, Ken
The Crosby years.
New York: St. Martin's Press 1980. 216 S.
      dasselbe:
London 1980.
       Mit Ill.

Number of People : 1


 1980

Barnes, Ken
The Crosby years.
London: EIm Tree Books, Chappell 1980. 216 S.
       Mit Ill., Faks. u. Noten.

Number of People : 1


 1980 Source: 1

Sadie, Stanley
The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians
London: Macmillan, 1980

Number of People : 20,506


 1980

Lamour, Dorothy
McInnes, Dick (with)
My Side of the Road
Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1980. 226 p.
       filmography and index; illustrated.
       Note: Ch. 14 is titled "Produced by Hope and Crosby."

Number of People : 1


 1980

Swindell, Larry
The Last Hero : a Biography of Gary Cooper
Garden City: Doubleday, 1980. 328 p.
       plus index, illustrations.
       Note: A few references to Bing in the 1930s and later.

Number of People : 1


 1980

Bassett, John
Bishop, Bert
Bing : Just for the Record.
A discography of Bing's commercial recordings
Private, 1980, 122 p.

Number of People : 1


 1980

Jewell, Derek
The popular voice. A musical record of the 60s and 70s
London: Andre Deutsch, 1980, 256 p.

Number of People : 58


 1980

Index

The above item is part of :
Perry, Jeb H.
Variety obits. An index to obituaries in Variety, 1905-1978
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1980, 311 p.

Number of People : 101,729


 1979

Shore, Dinah
Simon, George Thomas
The best of the music makers. From Acuff to Ellington to Presley to Sinatra to Zappa and 279 more of the most popular performers of the last fifty years
By George T. Simon and friends
Foreword by Dinah Shore
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1979, 635 p.

Number of People : 256


 1979

Robijns, Jozef
Zijlstra, Miep
Algemene muziek enciclopedie
hoofdred., J. Robijns en Miep Zijlstra
Haarlem: De Haan, [1979]-1984

Number of People : 16,262


 1978

Index to music necrology : 1977 necrology
Notes (Music Library Association), 1978, p. 837

Number of People : 120


 1978

Jacobs, Jody
[Bing Crosby]
Los Angeles Times. Dec. 10, 1978.

Number of People : 1

Descriptive note


 1978

O'Flaherty, Terrence
[Bing Crosby]
San Francisco Chronicle, May 25, 1978.

Number of People : 1

Descriptive note


 1978

Bing Crosby : His Life and Legend
ABC-TV, May 25, 1978.
       Note: A documentary and tribute narrated by William Holden.

Number of People : 1


 1978

Thompson, Charles
The complete Crosby.
Rev. and augmented ed.
London: W.H. Allen 1978. VIII, 280 S.
       Mit Taf.
       Note: Ursprungl. u.d.T.: Bing.

Number of People : 1


 1978

Barter, Roy
Bing Crosby : an Apreciation
Vintage Light Music, Winter, 1978, p. 12

Number of People : 1


 1978

Zwisohn, Laurence J.
Bing Crosby : a Lifetime of Music
Los Angeles: Palm Tree Library, 1978. 148 p.

Number of People : 1

Descriptive note


 1978

Fisher, Alan
[Bing Crosby]
The Los Angeles Times, Dec. 10, 1978.
       Note: Crosby's butler reveals Bing was not stern at home.

Number of People : 1


 1977

Bing Crosby : a Pictorial Tribute
New York: Dell, 1977.

Number of People : 1


 1977

Rosenbaum, Linda
Bing Crosby Album.
Lorelei: 1977.

Number of People : 1


 1977

Bing Crosby Tumbles from Stage.
Worcester, Mass., Evening Gazette, March 4, 1977: 26.

Number of People : 1

Descriptive note


 1977

Koenig, Joseph L.
Bing
New York: Dell, 1977.
       Note: A brief biography.

Number of People : 1


 1977

Tubert, Jack
Area Hits High C : Como and Channing for Class.
Worcester, Mass., Sunday Telegram, Aug. 21, 1977: A29.

Number of People : 1

Descriptive note


 1977

Review of Bing : Crosby and Friends at London's Palladium.
Variety. Ca. Sep. 27, 1977.
       Note: Bing's last review, qtd. in S&S 305.

Number of People : 1


 1977

Bauer, Barbara
Bing Crosby. A Pyramid Illustrated History of the Movies
New York: Pyramid, 1977.
       Note: 153 pages; indexed. Good brief study; illustrated; bibliography.

Number of People : 1


 1977

Hope, Bob
The Road to Hollywood
New York: Doubleday, 1977. 271 p.

Number of People : 1

Descriptive note


 1977

McFadden, Robert D.
Crosby Will Be Buried Tuesday : his Songs, in Tribute, Aired Anew.
New York Times, Oct. 16, 1977: 42.
       Note: Report of funeral arrangements, tributes from the world, and memorial services.

Number of People : 1


 1977

Bookbinder, Robert
The Films of Bing : Crosby
Secaucus, NJ: Citadel, 1977. 254 pages

Number of People : 1

Descriptive note


 1977

Thomas, Bob
The one and only Bing.
London: Joseph 1977. 152 S.
      dasselbe:
New York: Grosset & Dunlap 1977.
       Mit Ill., Filmogr. u. Diskogr.

Number of People : 1


 1977

Baker, Russell
Bing and Elvis
New York Times
      reprinted:
Worcester, Mass., Gazette, Oct. 20, 1977:16
J. Roger Osterholm, The Riddle Reader and Rhetoric (Needham Heights, Mass.,: Ginn, 1988) 122-23.
       Note: Date missing

Number of People : 1

Descriptive note


 1977

Carpozi, George Jr
The Fabulous Life of Bing : Crosby
New York: Manor, 1977. 217 pages; paperback
       illustr.
       Note: Convenient but occasionally careless.

Number of People : 1


 1977

Nolan, Martin F.
Crosby Symbolized Irish-American Success Dream.
Boston Globe, Oct. 16, 1977: 71-72.
       Note: A survey of Bing's career.

Number of People : 1


 1977

Bassett, John
The Bing Crosby LP-ography
1973; rev. 1977.
       Note: On Bing's albums.

Number of People : 1


 1977

Rockwell, John
Crosby Set Style for an Older Age and Led Way for Rock.
New York Times, Oct. 15, 1977.

Number of People : 1

Descriptive note


 1977

Larocque, Ray
Crosby Leads Some Old Names in New Issues.
Worcester, Mass., Sunday Telegram, Feb. 20, 1977: C14.

Number of People : 1

Descriptive note


 1977

Strait, Raymond (with)
Clooney, Rosemary
This for Remembrance
Chicago: Playboy, 1977, 256 p.
London: Robson, 1978
       rpt. 1979
       Note: A Foreword by Bing dated Sept. 1977 and many comments on him.

Number of People : 1


 1977

Achorn, Robert C.
Bing : the Entertainer.
Worcester, Mass., Evening Gazette, Nov. 2, 1977: 23

Number of People : 1

Descriptive note


 1977

Thomas, Bob
Hope, Bob
The Road to Hollywood : My 40-year Love Affair with the Movies
New York: Doubleday, 1977. 271 p.

Number of People : 1

Descriptive note


 1977

Thomas, Bob
The One and Only Bing
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1977.

Number of People : 1


 1977

A Guy Called Bing
World Distributors, Manchester, England: 1977.
       Note: A tribute.

Number of People : 1


 1976

Barnes, Clive
Stage : Bing is June in December.
New York Times, Dec. 9, 1976.
       Note: A review of Bing: Crosby on Broadway in superlatives.

Number of People : 1


 1976

Dexter, Dave Jr
Playback
New York: Billboard Publications, 1976.
       Note: On Bing's 1976 Broadway concert.

Number of People : 1


 1976

Swift, Pamela
Keeping up ... with Youth.
Parade, Feb. 29, 1976: 18.
       Note: Article on Nathaniel, 14, as showing great promise as a golfer.

Number of People : 1


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