The big news this time around is that Gary Giddins’
book Bing Crosby: Swinging on a Star, The
War Years will appear in the fall of 2017. As you may guess from the title,
a third volume is planned! Gary decided that the war years were so rich in
material and central to Bing’s achievement that he wanted to do an entire
volume on them, and when his editor read the first few hundred pages he agreed.
Little Brown are again the publishers.
issue of the magazine has a wide selection of articles including reviews of
Michael Feinstein’s wonderful Bing tribute and of the premiere of the newly restored
King of Jazz. Keith Parkinson
announces his impending departure from our pages after a magnificent
half-century and he will indeed be sadly missed. Our front cover has been supplied by Greg Van
Beek and we have to thank Arthur Blood for our back
I have been really enjoying in recent months is Crosby
Internet Radio and I am surprised that I have not had more feedback about
this. Crosby fans of the past could not have imagined that it would be possible
to hear Bing being broadcast all day all week. If you haven’t heard it, please
take an early opportunity to do so.
Malcolm Macfarlane - Editor
This 56 page glossy magazine
continues to be essential reading for the serious Crosby supporter and order
your copy of the magazine now by calling Wig Wiggins on (703) 241-5608 or by e-mailing the Editor.
To see details of earlier issues, click here.
CONTENTS OF THE SPRING ISSUE
Michael Feinstein: ‘Bing Crosby and the Crooners’
Spokane Citizen Hall of Fame
Tribute to Bing Crosby”
Hot Club of
A Salute South of the Border
New Hit List
Books ‘N’ Bing
Conversation Piece: Sportsman Bing Crosby
A Super Super Special Special Production
Letter from You
A Note from
But First….A Song!
Bing on the
Once in a
Gord Atkinson’s ‘The Crosby Years’
The Way We