In the 1960s the Beatles' primary songwriters rocked the world of jazz and popular song. Decades later, Beatles songs themselves have become standards.
Exploring Aretha Franklin's roots this week on Afterglow.
This week's show highlights a CD of standards by one of the world’s most popular pop-rock artists and a sophomore outing from a young Austin, Texas singer.
Paul Simon has written some of the past 50 years’ most memorable hits, such as “Bridge Over Troubled Water” and The Sound of Silence."
Some well-known songs by a little-known lyricist, sung by Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, Billie Holiday, and others.
New and recent releases from Sophie Milman, Seth MacFarlane, Houston Person, Freddie Cole, and Charlie Haden and Hank Jones.
Turn on your radio, relax, and float downstream this week on Afterglow.
A milestone salute to the singer and lyricist, featuring his recordings as a member of Lambert, Hendricks and Ross and as a leader.
Afterglow checks in this week with one of our periodic round-ups of new and recent releases, featuring CDs from Madeleine Peyroux, Pat Metheny and others.
A 65th-birthday tribute to the songwriter, featuring interpretations of his music from Frank Sinatra, Dusty Springfield, Johnny Rivers, Nina Simone, and more.