They’re Playing Our Song

Conversations With America’s Classic Songwriters

By Max Wilk


Originally published in 1973, when it won the ASCAP Deems Taylor Award, reprinted and revised several times since They’re Playing Our Song is a classic oral history of American popular music. Now further updated with new material and new photographs, this book is indispensable for anyone interested in the Great American Songbook of the 20th century, these classic and timeless songs and lyrics are as popular today as ever.