Posted on 12/05/2018 at 08:12 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
An interview with jazz and film critic Gary Giddins about his latest nonfiction work will have you humming Christmas tunes.
Swinging on a Star: The War Years 1940-1946 is his second volume about entertainer Bing Crosby; this one focuses on a period when his fame was at its peak — and when he recorded what's still the bestselling single of all time, White Christmas.
Giddins describes why Crosby struck such a chord with Americans on All Things Considered.
You can listen below or read the piece on NPR’s website.
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