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Literature



The 3 main books about Jessie, are:
"Over My Shoulder" - beautifully illustrated with 70 photographs, a fascinating insight from Jessies personal perspective as told by Muriel Burgess;
"Jessie Matthews - A Biography" - definitive, objective work by Michael Thornton with 35 well chosen photographs, and comprehensive stage, film and disc-ogrpahies. Excellent read.
"The Jessie Matthews Songbook" - Featuring 21 songs from her stage and screen career,and attractively illustrated with 10 pictures candid shots, sheet music and programme covers.

First issue covers and liner notes.