This biography of Benny Goodman's music and times attempts to recreate the colourful music world of the 1920s and 1930s, when Goodman was hailed the King of Swing. The author offers insights into the character and music of a man who helped transform the Depression years into the Swing Era.
Benny Goodman and the Swing Era by James Lincoln Collier
- Hardcover: 432 pages
- Publisher: Oxford University Press; 1 edition (October 26, 1989)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0195052781
- ISBN-13: 978-0195052787