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Cassandra Wilson’s Loverly

Featuring Cassandra Wilson's first album of standards in 20 years, "Loverly".

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Cassandra Wilson's album Loverly, including the songs: "Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most," "Gone With the Wind," and "The Very Thought of You."

This week on Afterglow we feature vocalist Cassandra Wilson’s new Blue Note CD, Loverly –her first album of standards in 20 years, including songs such as “Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most,” “Gone With the Wind,” and “The Very Thought of You.”

We’ll also hear music from Norah Jones, Stan Getz and Astrud Gilberto, Miles Davis, and Billy Eckstine.

Watch a short feature on the making of Loverly:

Music Heard On This Episode

A Sleepin' Bee
Cassandra Wilson — Loverly (Blue Note, 2008)
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A Sleepin' Bee
Cassandra Wilson — Loverly (Blue Note, 2008)

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Can't Help Lovin' That Man
Woody Herman/Mildred Bailey — Woody Herman Shows 1944-46 (Jazz Unlimited, 1946)
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Only Trust Your Heart
Stan Getz/Astrud Gilberto — Getz Au Go Go (Jazz Heritage, 1964)
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Walk On By
Stanley Turrentine — Rough 'n' Tumble (Blue Note, 1966)
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Nighingale
Norah Jones — Come Away With Me (Blue Note, 2002)
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Nature Boy
Miles Davis — Muted Miles (Prestige, 1955)
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If You Could See Me Now
Billy Eckstine — Everything I Have Is Yours: Best of the MGM Years (Verve, 1952)
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Bossa Rocka
George Benson — George Benson Cookbook (Columbia/Legacy, 1966)
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Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most
Cassandra Wilson — Loverly (Blue Note, 2008)

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Caravan
Cassandra Wilson — Loverly (Blue Note, 2008)

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Gone With the Wind
Cassandra Wilson — Loverly (Blue Note, 2008)

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I'm a Fool to Want You
Kenny Burrell — A Night at the Vanguard (Verve, 1959)
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Day By Day
Woody Herman/Jo Stafford — Woody Herman Shows 1944-46 (Jazz Unlimited, 1946)
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Ecaroh
Mastersounds — Mastersounds Play Horace Silver (World Pacific, 1959)
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Somebody Somewhere
Ella Fitzgerald — Ella Sings Broadway (Verve, 1962)
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Till There Was You
Cassandra Wilson — Loverly (Blue Note, 2008)

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Dust My Broom
Cassandra Wilson — Loverly (Blue Note, 2008)

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The Very Thought of You
Cassandra Wilson — Loverly (Blue Note, 2008)

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When We Were One
Johnny Griffin — Return of the Griffin (Galaxy, 1978)
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Lonely Town
Marilyn Scott — Every Time We Say Goodbye (Venus, 2008)

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That Lucky Old Sun
Willie Nelson — Stardust (reissue) (Sony/Legacy, 1978)
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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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