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Lonely Avenue

The Unlikely Life and Times of Doc Pomus

by Alex Halberstadt

  • 394 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Da Capo Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: film, television & music,
  • Rock & pop,
  • Biography And Autobiography,
  • Rock Music,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Composers & Musicians - General,
  • Entertainment & Performing Arts - General,
  • Genres & Styles - Pop Vocal,
  • Pomus, Doc

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPeter Guralnick (Foreword)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9434891M
    ISBN 100306813009
    ISBN 109780306813009

    Arthur Avenue in the Bronx remains a close-knit neighborhood of Italian food shops, most of which have been in business for over years. Join us for a walking tour of Arthur Avenue and th Street as we visit butchers, bakers, and cheese shops, as well as the famous Arthur Avenue Retail Market. INTERLUDE: Db Ab Eb Abm Ab (lonely avenue..) [ Ab ] Now, I've been so sad and you've left this [ Abm ] town. You know if I could beg or borrow the money, [ . Throughout his career, Folds has created an enormous body of genre-bending musical art that includes pop albums as the front man for Ben Folds Five, multiple solo rock albums, as well as unique collaborative records with artists from Sara Bareilles and Regina Spektor, to Weird Al .


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Alex Halberstadt is the author the forthcoming family memoir Young Heroes of the Soviet Union as well as Lonely Avenue: the Unlikely Life and Times of Doc Pomus. His writing has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, The New York Times Book Review, Saveur, Travel + Leisure, MoMA Magazine and The Paris Review/5.

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