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Singer Margaret Whiting on Growing Up Around Music

Whiting's father, Richard Whiting, wrote many of her most popular songs, including "Too Marvelous for Words," "My Ideal," "She's Funny That Way," and "On The Good Ship Lollipop." Jerome Kern, Johnny Mercer and other great songwriters of the day were like uncles to her. Ten years ago she wrote a memoir, "It Might As Well Be Spring." She's currently appearing in the new Broadway show which celebrates the music of Johnny Mercer, "Dream." (REBROADCAST from 1/22/88)

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Other segments from the episode on April 4, 1997

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, April 4, 1997: Interview with Margaret Whiting; Interview with Jerry Stahl; Review of the film "Chasing Amy."

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