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Bing Crosby's Legacy

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Bing Crosby's Legacy

Bing Crosby's Legacy

Bing Crosby's Legacy

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On the 25th anniversary of the death of singer Bing Crosby, Harriet Baskas reports on the man and his significance to popular culture. His crooning style legitimized the "vernacular approach" to American singing.