The coming of the crooners, Ian Whitcomb--Gene Austin-- Russ Columbo-- Bing Crosby-- Nick Lucas-- Johnny Marvin-- Rudy Vallee.
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The Rise of the Crooners examines the historical trends and events that led to the emergence of the crooning style. The lives and careers of six pioneers of the style-Bing Crosby, Russ Columbo, Gene Austin, Rudy Vallee, Johnny Marvin, and Nick Lucas-are covered at length. (source: Nielsen Book Data)