Harry Lillis "Bing" Crosby Jr. (/ˈkrɒzbi/; May 3, 1903 – October 14, 1977) was an American singer and actor. 8 His early career coincided with recording innovations that allowed him to develop an intimate singing style that influenced many male singers who followed him, including Perry Como, Frank Sinatra, Dick Haymes, and Dean Martin.
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In the beginning of the Golden Age, American radio network programs were almost exclusively broadcast live, as the national networks prohibited the airing of recorded programs until the late 1940s because of the inferior sound quality of phonograph discs, the only practical recording medium. As a result, prime-time shows would be performed twice, once for each coast.
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When contemporary culture acknowledges Bing Crosby at all, it is as a relic of ancient pop, his musical conservatism epitomized by "White Christmas. Happily, a new seven-disc Mosaic Records set reminds us that Crosby always swung without strain. In the mid-1950s, when he had apparently been eclipsed by Frank Sinatra, then by Elvis, Crosby was still singing splendidly.
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American Masters: Bing Crosby - Rediscovered. The Legendary Bing Crosby is a beautiful tribute to the single most influential singer of the 20th century. Bing was a legend indeed! He was the first to sing in this wonderful, popular style.
PBS "American Masters" presents "Bing Crosby Rediscovered. Bing Crosby is probably best known these days for the rendition of the Oscar-winning Irving Berlin tune "White Christmas" that he introduced in the 1942 film "Holiday Inn" and for his 1977 duet of "Little Drummer Boy" and "Peace on Earth" with David Bowie that's become a perennial.
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