JAMES ADAM RICHLIANO
literary debut with a BANG!
-- Rick Goldschmidt (author of The Enchanted World of Rankin/Bass and The Making Of The Rankin/Bass Holiday Classic: Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer )
And the research so engrossed its author, Richliano also served as the book's art director and designer.
What moved him to do so, he
says, was album covers and sheet music from the 1930s, '40s and '50s -- the era also known as the Golden Age of Christmas Music. 'Those were wonderful things that were lost to me,' he
reacted by bringing these images to others in his
-- Marcia Stamell, The Independent (December 20, 2002)
"James Adam Richliano of Ghent, formerly of Billboard Magazine, has written a new, full-color, 464-page, 9-inch by 12-inch hardcover Christmas music history coffee table book, published by Star of Bethlehem Books in Chatham.
"Thought you may want to check out a new book called "The Christmas Song Stories" by James Richliano
The author interviews a lot of songwriters and remaining family members ... great stories that I bet you would really enjoy.
used to work for Billboard
, and includes lots of color photos in the book of his
extensive Christmas collection.
Aren't the old album covers and song sheet artwork the best??
Check it out, you won't be disappointed!
While talking to the owner, we found out about a new book by James Richliano
, which includes a section on the story of the Alfred Burt carols.
, thanks so much for sending your book - - and what an incredible job you did!
It's called Angels We Have Heard: The Christmas Song Stories , by James Adam Richliano
is a former Billboard staffer, who has done an incredible job writing about the greatest Christmas songs of all time.