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After Hours With Sarah Vaughan

Tonight on Afterglow we'll hear two Sarah Vaughan albums, along with tribute sets to Jo Stafford, and music from a new CD by Sal Mosca.

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Jazz singer Sarah Vaughan's album, After Hours.

In the early 1960s singer Sarah Vaughan recorded two intimate trio albums for the Roulette label featuring guitarists Barney Kessel and Mundell Lowe.

We’ll hear them, along with several tribute sets to the late vocalist Jo Stafford, and music from a new CD by pianist Sal Mosca.

Music Heard On This Episode

Manhattan Serenade
Jo Stafford/Tommy Dorsey — Sentimental Gentleman of Swing (Sony/BMG, 1942)
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Manhattan Serenade
Jo Stafford/Tommy Dorsey — Sentimental Gentleman of Swing (Sony/BMG, 1942)

Notes: Radio broadcast.

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Ivy
Jo Stafford — Walkin' My Baby Back Home (GVC)
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A Sunday Kind of Love
Jo Stafford — Walkin' My Baby Back Home (GVC)
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Walkin' My Baby Back Home
Jo Stafford — Walkin' My Baby Back Home (GVS)
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There's No You
Jo Stafford — Walkin' My Baby Back Home (GVS)
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I Can't Get Started
Sal Mosca — You Go to My Head (Blue Jack, 2008)

Notes: New release.

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You Go to My Head
Sal Mosca — You Go to My Head (Blue Jack, 2008)
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Wonder Why
Sarah Vaughan — After Hours (Roulette, 1961)
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Easy to Love
Sarah Vaughan — After Hours (Roulette, 1961)
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Sophisticated Lady
Sarah Vaughan — After Hours (Roulette, 1961)
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Great Day
Sarah Vaughan — After Hours (Roulette, 1961)
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Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child
Jo Stafford — Ballad of the Blues (Concord, 1959)
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Haunted Heart
Jo Stafford — Walkin' My Baby Back Home (GVS)
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I Could Write a Book
Kenny Drew — Pal Joey (Riverside, 1957)
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Long Ago and Far Away
Jo Stafford — Walkin' My Baby Back Home (GVS)
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He's Gone Away
Jo Stafford — Ballad of the Blues (Concord, 1959)
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Candy
Jo Stafford — Walkin' My Baby Back Home (GVS)
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I Remember You
Jo Stafford — Walkin' My Baby Back Home (GVS)
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When Sunny Gets Blue
Sarah Vaughan — Sarah Vaughan + 2 (Roulette, 1962)
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Baby Won't You Please Come Home?
Sarah Vaughan — Sarah Vaughan + 2 (Roulette, 1962)
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Key Largo
Sarah Vaughan — Sarah Vaughan + 2 (Roulette, 1962)
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When Lights Are Low
Sarah Vaughan — Sarah Vaughan + 2 (Roulette, 1962)
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Don't Worry 'Bout Me
Count Basie/Lester Young — Classic Columbia Sessions (Mosaic, 1939)
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How High the Moon
Sal Mosca — You Go to My Head (Blue Jack, 2008)

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Shenandoah
Jo Stafford — Sings American Folk Songs (Corinthian)
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You Belong to Me
Jo Stafford — Portrait Edition (Sony)
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I'll Be Seeing You
Jo Stafford — Walkin' My Baby Back Home (GVS)
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David Brent Johnson

Born in Indianapolis, Indiana, David Brent Johnson moved to Bloomington in 1991. He is an alumnus of Indiana University, and began working with WFIU in 2002. Currently, David serves as jazz producer and systems coordinator at the station. His interests include literature, history, music, writing, and movies.

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  • Victor Toledo

    Has anyone had any luck listening to this archived episode? I think there might be something wrong with the link?

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