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May 03, 2011
Happy Birthday Bing Crosby!
We have a great database that lists detailed information on all our favorite Americans called American National Biography Online. Did you know that in Crosby's lifetime, he made over seventy feature films and sold over 500 million albums on which were recorded more than 1,600 different songs? That is a lot of crooning. There are also some fascinating articles and pictures to view on our Biography in Context database.
We have a lot of Bing goodness here at the library. Here are some ideas to inspire your celebration:
Bing Crosby, Crooner of the Century by: Richard Grudens
Bing Crosby: a Pocketful of Dreams. The Early Years, 1903-1940 by: Gary Giddins
The One and Only Bing by: Bob Thomas
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