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Songs of the Season: Christmas

Christmas is celebrated with music from Nat King Cole, Bing Crosby, Louis Armstrong, Peggy Lee, Stan Kenton, Dianne Reeves, and many more

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Afterglow celebrates Christmas with favorites including Nat King Cole.

Afterglow continues a long-standing holiday tradition this week with “Songs of the Season: Christmas,” featuring music from Nat King Cole, Bing Crosby, Louis Armstrong, Peggy Lee, Stan Kenton, Dianne Reeves, and many more.

Check out our 2007 and 2006 Christmas songs-of-the-season programs as well.

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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  • Gail Woodruff

    Do you have plans to restore second hour of Afterglow? I miss it.

  • David Brent Johnson

    No current plans, Gail–we’ve shortened it to 59 minutes in hopes of syndicating it more widely–but I will certainly pass along your comment to the programming folks here at the station. Thanks so much for your appreciation!

  • David Brent Johnson

    No current plans, Gail–we've shortened it to 59 minutes in hopes of syndicating it more widely–but I will certainly pass along your comment to the programming folks here at the station. Thanks so much for your appreciation!

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