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Sing Sing Sing

Author : Paul Cook
ISBN : 0757997619
Genre : Music
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You can't miss with this very easy version of the Louis Prima/Benny Goodman classic. Now every band will be able to enjoy this great tune, especially younger ensembles. Paul Cook is a master at arranging for this level. (duration 2: 30)
Category: Music

Life In Sing Sing

Author : Number 1500
ISBN : WISC:89087904777
Genre : Prisoners
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Category: Prisoners

Miracle At Sing Sing

Author : Ralph Blumenthal
ISBN : 9781466826045
Genre : Social Science
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In 1919, Lewis E. Lawes moved his wife and young daughters into the warden's mansion at Sing Sing prison. They shared a yard with 1,096 of the toughest inmates in the world-murderers, rapists, and thieves who Lawes alone believed capable of redemption. Adamantly opposed to the death penalty, Lawes presided over 300 executions. His progressive ideas shocked many, but he taught the nation that a prison was a community. He allowed a kidnapper to care for his children and a cutthroat to shave him every morning. He organized legendary football games for his "boys," and befriended Hollywood greats such as Charlie Chaplin and Humphrey Bogart. This is "A story almost too good to be true, but too true to miss." -Mario Cuomo
Category: Social Science

The Lady Of Sing Sing

Author : Idanna Pucci
ISBN : 9781982139322
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This “gripping social history” (Publishers Weekly), with all the passion and pathos of a classic opera, chronicles the riveting first campaign against the death penalty waged in 1895 by American pioneer activist, Cora Slocomb, Countess of Brazzà, to save the life of a twenty-year-old illiterate Italian immigrant, Maria Barbella, who killed the man who had abused her. Previously published as The Trials of Maria Barbella. In 1895, a twenty-two-year-old Italian seamstress named Maria Barbella was accused of murdering her lover, Domenico Cataldo, after he seduced her and broke his promise to marry her. Following a sensational trial filled with inept lawyers, dishonest reporters and editors, and a crooked judge repaying political favors, the illiterate immigrant became the first woman sentenced to the newly invented electric chair at Sing Sing, where she is also the first female prisoner. Behind the scenes, a corporate war raged for the monopoly of electricity pitting two giants, Edison and Westinghouse with Nikola Tesla at his side, against each other. Enter Cora Slocomb, an American-born Italian aristocrat and activist, who launched the first campaign against the death penalty to save Maria. Rallying the New York press, Cora reached out across the social divide—from the mansions of Fifth Avenue to the tenements of Little Italy. Maria’s “crime of honor” quickly becomes a cause celebre, seizing the nation’s attention. Idanna Pucci, Cora’s great-granddaughter, masterfully recounts this astonishing story by drawing on original research and documents from the US and Italy. This dramatic page-turner, interwoven with twists and unexpected turns, grapples with the tragedy of immigration, capital punishment, ethnic prejudice, criminal justice, corporate greed, violence against women, and a woman’s right to reject the role of victim. Over a century later, this story is as urgent as ever.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Sing Sing

Author : Vida Chenoweth
ISBN : UOM:39015052478156
Genre : Dance
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Category: Dance

Sing Sing Sing

Author : Mike Lewis
ISBN : 0757997600
Genre : Music
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Believe it or not, this Benny Goodman classic has never been available for standard big band instrumentation. The original contains solo clarinet and less than a full compliment of brass, so we asked arranger Mike Lewis to adapt this classic tune for five saxes, four trumpets, and four trombones with rhythm section, without straying from the original feel. His chart does just that, creating a welcome addition to any jazz band library. We know you'll enjoy it! Medium (4: 15)
Category: Music

The Jews Of Sing Sing

Author : Ron Arons
ISBN : 1569801533
Genre : Social Science
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Once Ron Arons was over the shock of learning that his great-grandfather had done a 'stretch' in the famed sing sing prison, he embarked on a journey to learn more about his ancestor and how he landed in jail. What he discovered was that between 1880 and 1950 there were thousands of Jews behind bars at Sing Sing, for crimes ranging from incest to arson to selling air rights over Manhattan. The Jews of Sing Sing is the first book to fully expose the scope of Jewish criminality over the past 160 years, and it features famous gangsters like Lepke Buchalter.
Category: Social Science

Sing Sing

Author : Steven Schoen
ISBN : UCSC:32106001095311
Genre : Crime
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Category: Crime

Sing Sing

Author : Lewis Edward Lawes
ISBN : CORNELL:31924013925098
Genre : Criminals
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Category: Criminals

Sing Sing

Author : Denis Brian
ISBN : 9781615925445
Genre : Social Science
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...an excellent history for anyone interested in the history of prisons and prison reform in America.- Publishers WeeklyAmerica's most notorious prison is also America's most mysterious. Denis Brian's book figuratively opens the gates of Sing Sing and permits readers to learn the tales locked inside the confines of this famous prison and meet the remarkable array of inhabitants, keepers, and luminaries connected with its two-century history.- James McGrath Morris, author of The Rose Man of Sing Sing and Jailhouse JournalismProvides a penetrating, unforgettable look into the horrors as well as the acts of kindness and generosity that make the true story of Sing Sing so compelling.- Sister Helen Prejean, author of Dead Man WalkingIt is impossible to read this book and still be in favor of capital punishment.- Frederik Osborne, Grandson of Sing Sing Warden Thomas Mott Osborne, and President of the Osborne Association, which works to improve the criminal justice system.On May 14, 1825, one hundred mute, dispirited convict-laborers disembarked from steamers at Mount Pleasant, New York. They had been transported in chains nearly three hundred miles from Auburn Prison in upstate New York for the purpose of constructing a new maximum-security prison near a village on the Hudson. Wielding pick axes and shovels, they worked under brutal supervision for five years, building the grim structure out of the rock underfoot, rusty scrap iron, and granite from a local quarry. Overseeing their slave labor was the sadistic Elam Lynds, formerly the warden in Auburn and soon to be the first master of Sing Sing prison.So begins Denis Brian's gripping history of one of America's most notorious prisons. For most of the 19th century Sing Sing was a bastion of inhumane treatment, where guards made every effort to break the spirit of inmates by a fanatic rule of silence enforced by shockingly brutal punishments and tortures-floggings with metal-tipped whips, the Chinese water cure, the Cage, the Crucifix, the Ball and Chain, and more. In 1891, Sing Sing witnessed its first electrocution, which was reportedly a terrible fiasco. This was followed by 613 additional electrocutions of both men and women. In addition, we learn that electricity genius Thomas Edison was a great proponent of this method.Based on extensive research with original sources, Brian's narrative covers every period of the prison's checkered history, from the awful conditions of the 19th century to the relative improvements of the 20th century to today. In 1920, a dramatic turnaround occurred, when one of criminology's most progressive wardens, Lewis Lawes, took over. In command for twenty-one years, Lawes-who believed in reforming prisoners, not just punishing them-brought almost miraculous changes for the better.During the 20th century Sing Sing held such infamous prisoners as members of Murder Incorporated, the Lonely Hearts Killers, Albert the cannibal Fish, Lucky Luciano, Louis Lepke, and Ethel and Julius Rosenberg. Brian recounts their stories and throws in cameos of such diverse visiting luminaries as Harry Houdini, Arthur Conan Doyle, Johnny Cash, John Cheever, and Mother Teresa. Sing Sing has witnessed it all: from daring, ingenious escapes and the first blood donations by prisoners to inmates volunteering to be injected with syphilis in the interest of medical science.Brian's story ends with a glimpse of Sing Sing in the recent past and today, based on his interviews with the present warden, Brian Fischer; prison guards; a prison psychiatrist; and the daughter of Sing Sing's last executioner.A must for fans of true crime, criminology, and urban American history, Brian's powerfully told story is both a dramatic page-turner and a definitive history.Denis Brian is the widely acclaimed author of Einstein: A Life, Genius Talk, and The True Gen: An Intimate Portrait of Hemingway by Those Who Knew Him, among other works.
Category: Social Science

The Rose Man Of Sing Sing

Author : James McGrath Morris
ISBN : 0823222675
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The author tells the extraordinary true story of the legendary newspaper editor who landed in Sing Sing after murdering his wife and became the prison's gardener, transforming fertile ground into rose gardens that rivaled the best in the world. (Biography)
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Sing Sing Sing And Fang

Author : Kirsty Holmes
ISBN : 1839272872
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Sing! Sing! Sing!Bing can sing. Pong can bang. But who is the loudest?FangIs Seth's new dog too fluffy to be called Fang?
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The Sing Sing Connection

Author : John J. Maffucci
ISBN : 9781410770332
Genre : Fiction
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Montrose is a powerfully charged mystery/romance novel with a plot thickened by many surprise twists and turns from the beginning to the end. The author brilliantly evokes an array of heartfelt emotions and passion from each of the characters in the book. Montrose unfolds with a twenty-six-year-old investigative newspaper reporter, named Jade Lewis, being offered a story by her editor. She is compelled to take on this assignment. The revelations are mystifying, suspenseful, and intriguing. However, this assignment will prove to be a dangerous feat for Jade—more dangerous than originally thought. Jade, who is a single, attractive, intelligent workaholic, is haunted by her mother’s paranoia and her own fears of being alone and never finding love. But during the crux of her investigation, she meets a handsome detective with whom she ultimately falls in love. She is in a race against time to try and figure out how to destroy one man’s legacy—a legacy that holds one community in captivity of lies, secrets, murder, drugs, suicide, money laundering, and deceit.
Category: Fiction

Sing Sing Sing

Author : ABC Books
ISBN : 0642527652
Genre : Children's songs
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Category: Children's songs

Sing Sing Sing

Author : Kirsty Holmes
ISBN : 1786378973
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Wee Sing Sing Alongs

Author : Pamela Conn Beall
ISBN : 0843177845
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Singing along with family or friends is a joyful experience, whether in a small group or a large gathering. A kindred spirit and a warm fellowship are created by the blending of voices.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Life In Sing Sing State Prison As Seen In A Twelve Years Chaplaincy

Author : John Luckey
ISBN : 046181790X
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This is a reproduction of the original artefact. Generally these books are created from careful scans of the original. This allows us to preserve the book accurately and present it in the way the author intended. Since the original versions are generally quite old, there may occasionally be certain imperfections within these reproductions. We're happy to make these classics available again for future generations to enjoy!
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