Bands, Booze and Broads

By: Tracy, Sheila

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319pp, plates. In this study Sheila Tracy talks to over 60 Americans who played with the most famous big bands—and who lived to tell the tale. This was no mean feat: swing music's huge popularity brought the performers wild adulation, and for many, resorting to drugs and alcohol was the only way to keep up. These musicians relate their incredible experiences of life on the road, where the pressure to party every night was enormous.

Title: Bands, Booze and Broads

Author Name: Tracy, Sheila

Categories: Popular Music & Jazz,

Publisher: Edinburgh, Mainstream Publishing: 1996

ISBN Number: 1851588507

ISBN Number 13: 9781851588503

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good+

Seller ID: 11502

Keywords: JAZZ Big Band Swing,