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Songs of the Season: Winter

Afterglow pays tribute to the winter with music from Ella Fitzgerald, Tony Bennett, Rosemary Clooney, and others.

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A soundtrack for the great outdoors' cold time of year, suitable for enjoying indoors!

Our annual tribute to the cold-weather months features music from Rosemary Clooney, Ella Fitzgerald with Louis Jordan, the Buselli-Wallarab Orchestra, Tony Bennett, Diana Krall and Bing Crosby.

For more winter-weather music, check out previous shows Let It Snow On Afterglow and Look Out the Window!.

Music Heard On This Episode

Snow
Rosemary Clooney — Songs From White Christmas and Other Yuletide Favorites (Columbia/Legacy, 1997)
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Snow
Rosemary Clooney — Songs From White Christmas and Other Yuletide Favorites (Columbia/Legacy, 1997)
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Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!
Jo Stafford — Happy Holidays: I Love the Winter Weather (Corinthian, 2000)
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Looks Like a Cold, Cold Winter
Bing Crosby — A Merry Christmas With Bing Crosby and the Andrews Sisters (MCA/Decca, 2000)
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Baby, It's Cold Outside
Ella Fitzgerald/Louis Jordan — Ella and Friends (Verve, 1996)
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I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm
Billie Holiday — Have Yourself a Jazzy Little Christmas (Verve, 1989)
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Winter Weather
Joe Williams/Harry Sweets Edison — Together/Have a Good Time (Blue Note, 2001)
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Winter Wonderland
Diana Krall — Christmas Songs (Verve, 2005)
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Snowfall
Tony Bennett — Snowfall: the Tony Bennett Christmas Album (Sony BMG, 2007)
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Sleigh Ride
Ramsey Lewis — Sound of Christmas (MCA/Chess, 1989)

Notes: Midpoint music bed.

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It Happened in Sun Valley
Glenn Miller — Glenn Miller On Film (Jasmine, 2000)
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Skating
Buselli-Wallarab Jazz Orchestra — Carol of the Bells (Owl, 2008)
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Winter of My Discontent
Helen Merrill — Helen Merrill-Dick Katz Sessions (Mosaic, 2008)
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Oh Lonely Winter
Four Freshmen — Four Freshmen and Five Guitars (EMI Gold Imports, 1999)
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Winter Warm
Dick and Kiz Harp — Again! Dick and Kiz Harp at the 90th Floor (90th Floor Records, 2004)
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Blackberry Winter
Marian McPartland — Twilight World (Concord, 2008)
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Happy Holidays: I Love the Winter Weather
Jo Stafford — Happy Holidays: I Love the Winter Weather (Corinthian, 1999)
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