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Bing Crosby – photos and quotes

Bing Crosby

“As long as crooning pays as well as it does, I’ll stay at it.” Bing Crosby

Source: 1932

Photo: 1935


Bing Crosby Rhythm Boys

“I certainly got into quite a bit of trouble but I never let it interfere with my work – just missed a couple f shows at the Cocoanut Grove from time to time. But I guess my salvation was that I liked the work and you can’t work well if you’re loaded too often or tired so…you can say I carried on pretty good.”Bing Crosby

Photo: Al Rinker, Crosby, and Harry Barris as the Rhythm Boys in the early 1930s.


Bing Crosby

“All in all, I’ve been remarkably lucky. I wanted to be famous – everybody does – and I became famous.”Bing Crosby


Bob Hope Bing Crosby Golf 1937

Bing was an excellent player, with the slowest backswing I’ve ever seen. While he was taking the club back, you could fit him for a tailored suit.”Bob Hope


Bing Crosby Santa Anita Racetrack

Crosby wandering around Santa Anita Park in 1938. It looks as though he is standing in front of box seats reserved for W.S. Van Dyke, one the more prolific MGM movie directors of the 1930s. (Photographer: Herman J. Schultheis / LAPL 00099342)


Bing Crosby coloring book 1954

A coloring book from 1954.


Bing Crosby reading

“I think popular music in this country is one of the few things in the twentieth century that have made giant strides in reverse.”Bing Crosby


Bing Crosby Kthryn Crosby

“I never liked his singing.”Kathryn Crosby

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