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  • Bing Crosby was the first recipient of the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
  • While she told us stories, Bing Crosby sang "White Christmas" on the stereo.
    Dave Pelzer  --  A Child Called It
  • Bing Crosby’s voice—golden.
    John Steinbeck  --  The Grapes of Wrath
  • You can hear the families talking upstairs and downstairs and down the hall and Bing Crosby is singing on the radio, Brother, can you spare a dime?
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela’s Ashes

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  • Behind them, in safe America, Bing Crosby sang of a white Christmas, just like the ones he used to know.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • She knew Jim would have wanted her to listen to music tonight; she could hear Bing Crosby singing "White Christmas" in the background.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Guardian
  • Howard, his close friend Bing Crosby, and several other wealthy Californians handed Strub a hefty sum to build his Santa Anita Park.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Seabiscuit
  • They debated the relative merits of crooners—Bing Crosby v.
    Russell Baker  --  Growing Up
  • He was nervously trying to tuck a Bing Crosby cretonne shirt into his pants like a real shirt.
    Eudora Welty  --  The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty
  • Light washing from the sky, Dodgers scoring runs, a man dancing down the aisle, a goateed black in a Bing Crosby shirt.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld

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  • He is in the resort city of Palm Springs, standing on the patio of the Spanish-style home of show business legend Bing Crosby.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • All of a sudden, he stopped Judy right in the middle of "What’ll I Do?" and put on my mother’s Bing Crosby record.
    Jill McCorkle  --  Ferris Beach
  • Among the guests at Bing Crosby’s estate is the most glamorous and perhaps the most troubled woman in Hollywood.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • Intown to bid on the yearling sales on behalf of Bing Crosby, they had stopped by the track to take in a few races.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Seabiscuit
  • Chris Dumphy, a Florida Republican, connects Lawford with Bing Crosby, solving Law-ford’s first problem.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • Perhaps it was Giannini’s urging, perhaps the example of Bing Crosby, who was investing heavily in racehorses, or maybe the spellbinding vision of the track their money had built.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Seabiscuit
  • John Kennedy stands just outside a back door watching the crowd drifting in and out of Bing Crosby’s home.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • Bing Crosby’s voice stops.
    John Steinbeck  --  The Grapes of Wrath
  • Even Bing Crosby, owner of a promising colt named High Strike, began goading Howard.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Seabiscuit
  • Gliding up ahead of her was Bing Crosby, decked out to see his Ligaroti contest the race.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Seabiscuit
  • Bing Crosby had booked a plane east with a huge party of his friends.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Seabiscuit
  • Richardson had a miserable time trying to pull him to a stop and turn him back toward the winner’s circle, where Howard, Smith, and Bing Crosby awaited him.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Seabiscuit
  • The Western Union officein San Francisco was overwhelmed with hundreds of congratulatory telegrams for the Howards, including those from Bing Crosby, Al Jolson, and Fred Astaire.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Seabiscuit
  • They showed up at the barn every morning at seven sharp, Howard with sugar cubes, Marcela with Wee Biscuit, a toy Scottish terrier given to her during a visit to Bing Crosby’s house.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Seabiscuit
  • "Thanks for the Memory,"1 Bing Crosby, Benny Goodman.2 At one end of the counter a covered case; candy cough drops, caffeine sulphate called Sleepless, No-Doze; candy, cigarettes, razor blades, aspirin, Bromo-Seltzer, Alka-Seltzer.
    John Steinbeck  --  The Grapes of Wrath
  • Bing Crosby had long been deeply impressed with Howard’s racing success—he once suggested to his wife that they name their son Seabiscuit—but every attempt to emulate his friend ended in spectacular failure.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Seabiscuit
  • Hope then sang a duet with Bing Crosby via a remote hookup with Hollywood.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • I’ll have to wait till I go to America where there are priests like Bing Crosby in Going My Way who won’t kick me out of the confessional like Limerick priests.
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela’s Ashes
  • Bing Crosby and Lin Howard’s Ligaroti was finally coming into excellent form.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Seabiscuit
  • Bing Crosby and Lin were certain that with a weight break and a clean trip, Ligaroti had Seabiscuit’s measure.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Seabiscuit
  • One night shortly after the Hollywood Gold Cup, Lin was sitting at a restaurant table across from his father and Bing Crosby.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Seabiscuit
  • While he attended the races at Tanforan with Bing Crosby,the crooner found himself abandoned as fans and autograph-seekers smothered Howard.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Seabiscuit
  • He tried to make small talk, telling the jockey that Bing Crosby’s hit "Pennies from Heaven" was written in that den by earlier tenants.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Seabiscuit
  • Bing Crosby had stayed up all night recording at Universal so he could have the day off, and came with Mrs. Bing, rooting for yet another hopeless long shot from their barn, Don Mike.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Seabiscuit
  • BING CROSBY.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Seabiscuit
  • "Bing Crosby’s house.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
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