Book cover of Bing Crosby: Swinging on a Star: The War Years, 1940-1946 by Gary Giddins
Biography & Autobiography

Bing Crosby: Swinging on a Star: The War Years, 1940-1946

Bing Crosby dominated American popular culture in a way that few artists ever have. From the dizzy era of Prohibition through the dark days of the Second World War, he was a desperate nation’s most beloved entertainer. But he was more than just a charismatic crooner: Bing Crosby redefined the very foundations of modern music, from the way it was recorded to the way it was orchestrated and performed. […Learn More]