Reading Lyrics: More Than a Thousand of the Finest Lyrics from 1900 to 1975. A Celebration of Our Greatest Songwriters, A Rediscovery of Forgotten Masters, and An Appreciation of An Extraordinary, Popular Artform. Edited and with an introduction by Robert Gottlieb and Robert Kimball. Gottlieb and Kimball have created an indispensable reference work and history. The lyricists are presented chronologically, each introduced by a succinct biography and incisive commentary. Reading Lyrics is a magnificent gathering of words whose power to stir memories and evoke romance is akin to that of lyric poetry. Collected in one volume, it represents one of the twentieth century's most enduring and cherished legacies. 706 pp. with index and permissions acknowledgements.
READING LYRICS: MORE THAN A THOUSAND OF THE FINEST LYRICS FROM 1900 TO 1975
- Binding: Hardcover, 9.5x7"; Book Condition: Very Good; Dust Jacket Condition: Good; Publication Date: 2000; Edition: First Edition; Publisher: Pantheon Books