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Radio interviews with American songwriters

Title
Radio interviews with American songwriters [sound recording].
Publication
1988.

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Songwriters Guild of America sponsored radio interviews and tributes to noted songwriters.
Description
2 sound discs (93 min.) : digital, stereo; 4 3/4 in.
Alternative Title
Songwriters Guild of America sponsored radio interviews and tributes to noted songwriters.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Radio programs.
Event (note)
  • Interview with Sammy Cahn broadcast on WNEW radio station, New York, N.Y., Mar. 17, 1988 ; Sammy Cahn's tribute to Irving Berlin broadcast on WNEW radio station, New York, N.Y., May 11, 1988; interview with Al Kasha and Joel Hirschhorn broadcast on WNYC radio station, New York, N.Y., in 1988.
Source (note)
  • Sheila Davis;
Linking Entry (note)
  • Forms part of the Songwriters Guild of America sponsored radio interviews and tributes to noted songwriters collection, *L(Special) 04-04.
Call Number
*LDC 39469
OCLC
472294582
Title
Radio interviews with American songwriters [sound recording].
Imprint
1988.
Event
Interview with Sammy Cahn broadcast on WNEW radio station, New York, N.Y., Mar. 17, 1988 ; Sammy Cahn's tribute to Irving Berlin broadcast on WNEW radio station, New York, N.Y., May 11, 1988; interview with Al Kasha and Joel Hirschhorn broadcast on WNYC radio station, New York, N.Y., in 1988.
Summary
Les Davis interviews American lyricist and songwriter Sammy Cahn (CD 1, tracks 1-8). Cahn discusses his career as a lyricist, and the craft of lyric writing; his popularity in the USA and England; and partnerships with colleagues. He also talks about the songs that he wrote for various famous singers such as Frank Sinatra. During the interview he sings excerpts from his songs.
Les Davis interviews American lyricist and songwriter Sammy Cahn (CD 1, tracks 9-11). Cahn talks about the life and career of American lyricist, widely considered one of the greatest songwriters in history, Irving Berlin, and sings excerpts from Berlin's songs as a tribute to his 100th birthday. Cahn also respondes to telephone questions from the radio audience.
Leonard Lopate interviews two American songwriters and collaborators, Al Kasha and Joel Hirschhorn (CD 2, tracks 1-8). Kasha and Hirschhorn discuss their years of collaboration in writing songs for Broadway productions. They also sing songs from various musicals.
Unidentified program concerning the subject of alchoholic beverages in music (CD 2, track 9).
Linking Entry
Forms part of the Songwriters Guild of America sponsored radio interviews and tributes to noted songwriters collection, *L(Special) 04-04.
Source
Gift; Sheila Davis; Oct. 19, 2004.
Added Author
Cahn, Sammy, interviewee.
Kasha, Al, interviewee.
Hirschhorn, Joel, interviewee.
Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989.
Davis, Les, interviewer.
Lopate, Leonard, interviewer.
WNEW (Radio station : New York, N.Y.)
WNYC (Radio station : New York, N.Y.)
Davis, Sheila, 1927- donor.
Added Title
Songwriters Guild of America sponsored radio interviews and tributes to noted songwriters.
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Songwriters Guild of America sponsored radio interviews and tributes to noted songwriters.
Research Call Number
*LDC 39469
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