Lady Liberty: The Definitive Julie London Handbook Author-musicologist J. R. Spencer has created the definitive book on the life of the devastatingly beautiful jazz vocal stylist, movie-television actress and pinup model: Julie London. This stunningly attractive 8.5 by 11, 300 page color picture book is a must for everyone. Chapter I: Julie London Definitive Discography The chapter contains a complete, chronological discography with album photos, photos of Julie, linernotes, Billboard reviews, and historical notes. The discography includes: complete track lists, and information on rare imports. A complete song list of every song Julie sung is included with album references as well as rare singles. A listing of all the songs written for Julie by her second husband Bobby Troup and Arthur Hamilton are included. Chapter II: The Definitive Julie London Filmography The cinema chapter has a chronological filmography on every movie Julie appeared in (even those she was not credited for) with rare archival pictures. The chapter lists directors, co-stars, producers, studios, and historical press release materials. Chapter III: Julie London On Television Chapter III contains all of Julie's television appearances including: vocal guest spots on talk shows, guest appearances on dramatic shows, her appearances on game shows, and her 6 seasons on the television show Emergency. The chapter includes rare photos from 1954-1978. The chapter includes a detailed program from her television special of 1964 for Japanese television. Included is the complete 1972 interview and article from TV Guide. All of Julie's television commercials for Marlboro Cigarettes, Smirnoff Vodka, and Rose Cream are also well documented. Chapter IV: Julie London's Las Vegas Engagements There are rare never before seen photos and information on all her personal nightclub engagements including the Cameo in New York, LA clubs [881 Club] and and all Las Vegas engagements. Chapter V: Magazine and Newspaper Clippings Chapter V contains the complete Life Magazine articles and photos from February 24, 1947 and her cover story and photo spread from February 18, 1957. The celebrity gossip section chronicles in print her extremely long courtship to second husband Bobby Troup. Julie London interviews and obituaries are included. Chapter VI: Family Photo Album Chapter VII: James Spencer Interviews Al Viola The Bibliography has extended links to all rare video clips with contributions from Austin Kearney of the the official Julie London website: julielondon.org. J. R. Spencer is a noted jazz pianist/vocalist, recording artist, music coach and artist developer, and published musicologist. Lady Liberty: The Definitive Julie London Handbook, is the first book and only book you will need on the life of Julie London. Nearly 30 years of research went into this book to bring the most accurate, honest and researched information to all the Julie fans. Why You Will Want to Read This 1. Julie was an original vocal stylist. While most other jazz artists of the time were singing in a big band style, Julie's intimate vocal phrasing, and sparse arrangements created a unique, and emotionally impacting connection between artist and audience. The secret to success as a vocal artist is this connection which you can learn through reading this bio. 2. Julie uniquely balanced her private personal life of raising 7 children and yet maintaining a career in recording, performance, tv and modeling. Obviously no easy task. 3. Julie was the master of the concept album. Recording artists looking for tips on how to be successful in marketing must read this book.Lady Liberty: The Definitive Julie London Handbook Author-musicologist J. R. Spencer has created the definitive book on the life of the devastatingly beautiful jazz vocal stylist, movie-television actress and pinup model: Julie London.
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