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December 13, 2017

 

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Sibling Harmony

A look at the family vocal groups in American popular song, from the Boswell Sisters and Andrews Sisters, to the Beach Boys and Everly Brothers.

May 26, 2007

 

Songs That Got Us Through World War II

Popular Song Goes to War

A look at the music of World War II, featuring topical songs, radio broadcasts, and an interview with historian Michael McGerr.

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Ellington Ending: Duke Ellington 1967-73

cover of Duke Ellington's New Orleans Suite LP

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