Photo: Album cover art.
Celebrate the holidays with Nat King Cole and a host of other popular-song performers.
This week on Afterglow it’s “Songs of the Season: Christmas.”
We’ll hear holiday music from Bill Charlap, Dianne Reeves, Nat King Cole, Shorty Rogers, and a whole set of songs from Peggy Lee, as well as a rare broadcast duet of Bing Crosby and Ella Fitzgerald singing “White Christmas.”
You can read about the history of American Christmas celebrations here, see a display of vintage Christmas cards here , and look at oldtime Christmas lights here .
Music Heard On This Episode
Jo Stafford — Happy Holidays: I Love the Winter Weather (Corinthian)