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February 8, 2011


Al Hibbler

Just a Lucky So-and-So: Al Hibbler and Duke Ellington in the 1940s

Al Hibbler's dramatic, blues-haunted style was one of the signature sounds of Duke Ellington's great 1940s big bands.

January 30, 2009



Lea DeLaria: Live Smoke

Lea DeLaria is a singer and actress who in recent years has forged a unique popular-song repertoire that draws on both standards and modern pop-rock.

January 16, 2009


Dream sheet music

Street of Dreams

Musical reveries from the masters of American popular song.

December 22, 2007


Bing Crosby Andrews Sisters Christmas Album Cover

Songs of the Season: Christmas 2007

Happy holidays from all of us at WFIU! This week on Afterglow we celebrate the season with our annual "Songs of the Season: Christmas" program.

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