The Gershwins and Me: A Personal History in Twelve Songs (Hardcover)
A Personal History in Twelve Songs
Simon & Schuster, 9781451645323, 352pp.
Publication Date: October 16, 2012
From "Strike Up the Band" to "Love Is Here to Stay," each of the twelve chapters highlights one of the Gershwins' classic songs, exploring the brothers' lives, illuminating what the music meant to them, and telling the stories of how their iconic tunes came to life. Throughout the star-studded narrative, Feinstein unfolds the moving chronicle of his own life with the Gershwins, describing his vision for their enduring presence today. No other writer could give us such an authoritative inside perspective on these titans of American culture--and no other writer could include such a soulful collection of music as the accompanying CD packed with Feinstein's original recordings of the twelve songs.
A timeless classic and the definitive account of the Gershwins and their legacy, The Gershwins and Me will having you humming with every turn of the page.
Praise For The Gershwins and Me: A Personal History in Twelve Songs…
“Frisky, affectionate, lushly illustrated, deeply informed and profoundly respectful.”—Kirkus Reviews