(Columbo, Russ). Kaye, Lenny
Title YOU CALL IT MADNESS: The Sensuous Song of the Croon
Book Condition Fine in a fine dust jacket. Royal octavo. 499 pages; bibliography, selected discography, index of song and album titles, and index. Black-and-white photos.
Edition First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's slip laid in.
Publisher New York: Villard, (2004).
0679463089 / 9780679463085
Seller ID 45036.00
An evocation of the world and events surrounding the rise of a crooner whose tragic death coincided with the birth of popular music. "Reading it is like wandering through a darkening woods with only haunted melodies to guide you home." --Nick Tosches.
Musical Biographies. Popular Music Biography. Music.