Interview with Margaret Whiting, 1971-05-25

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Title
Interview with Margaret Whiting, 1971-05-25
Additional title: They're playing our song
Names
Whiting, Margaret (Interviewee)
Wilk, Max (Interviewer)
Collection

Interviews for the book "They're playing our song"

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1971-05-25
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LDC 53179
Shelf locator: *LT-10 2186
Topics
Whiting, Margaret
Composers -- United States
Genres
Interviews
Notes
Source note: Title supplied by cataloger from information on the original container.
Content: Original interview conducted by Max Wilk, playwright, screenwriter and author of fiction and nonfiction books, for the book "They're playing our song" published in 1973.
Venue: Recorded in New York City 1971 May 25.
Additional physical form: Also available on CD (2 audio discs : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.) copied from archival original in *LDC 53179.
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 115 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips., 1/2 track mono ; 10 in.
Description
Margaret Whiting a singer of popular music, speaks about her childhood and her deceased father, Richard Whiting, a composer of popular songs; how usually songwriters began their career; the Jerome H. Remick Music Company in Detroit; story around the war song "Till we meet again" that was a big hit; her father's admiration of George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Jerome Kern; his collaboration and friendship with Gus Kahn, Johnny Mercer, and Leo Robin; his popular songs (One hour with you, Breezing along with the breeze, Louise, My ideal); and her vocal partnership with Johnny Mercer. Whiting discusses contemporary music which she admires; shares her memories about her father who died when she was only 12, and recounts stories about songwriters such as Yip Harburg, Harold Arlen, Harry Warren, Dorothy Fields, and others.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 879644610
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20202429
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ebd61cd0-b3f6-0133-57ec-3c07547a230f
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1971: Created
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Margaret Whiting, 1971-05-25" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1971. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ee4c5f50-b3f6-0133-654e-3c07547a230f

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Margaret Whiting, 1971-05-25" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 21, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ee4c5f50-b3f6-0133-654e-3c07547a230f

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1971). Interview with Margaret Whiting, 1971-05-25 Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ee4c5f50-b3f6-0133-654e-3c07547a230f

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Interview with Margaret Whiting, 1971-05-25