Brother Can You Spare A Rhyme Spencer Leigh

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Published: February 18th 2013

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Brother Can You Spare A Rhyme  by  Spencer Leigh

Brother Can You Spare A Rhyme by Spencer Leigh
February 18th 2013 | Kindle Edition | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | | ISBN: | 7.28 Mb

Brother, Can You Spare A Rhyme? is a unique book covering 100 years of hit songwriting. The music historian, Spencer Leigh, selects the outstanding songs from each year of the 20th century and tells how they came to be written. This well-researchedMoreBrother, Can You Spare A Rhyme? is a unique book covering 100 years of hit songwriting. The music historian, Spencer Leigh, selects the outstanding songs from each year of the 20th century and tells how they came to be written. This well-researched book is bursting with facts and opinions as Irving Berlin, Cole Porter and George Gershwin rub shoulders with Elton John, Freddie Mercury and Madonna.

There are essays on key songs including ‘My Way’, ‘American Pie’, ‘Imagine’, ‘Candle In The Wind’ and, of course, ‘Brother, Can You Spare A Dime?’. There is a full assessment as to whether John Lennon or Paul McCartney made the larger contribution to the most famous songwriting partnership of the century.Brother, Can You Spare A Rhyme? includes Spencer Leigh’s interviews with five leading songwriters - Sammy Cahn, Elvis Costello, Gordon Lightfoot, Tim Rice and Jimmy Webb.

In addition, there are features on tribute songs and answer songs, and there are plenty of lists. Brother, Can You Spare A Rhyme? is a delight for trivia buffs as well as scholars. It can be read as a musical history or used as a reference work.



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