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February 25, 2016

 

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Unforgettable: A Tribute to Natalie Cole (1950–2015)

Natalie Cole (1950–2015) was a rare artist who successfully transformed herself from an R&B star into a jazz star, after following in her father’s footsteps.

September 4, 2015

 

Aretha and Sam

The King and Queen of Soul Sing Standards

On this show, we'll hear the soulful Sam Cooke and Aretha Franklin interpret the Great American Songbook.

May 2, 2012

 

Jazz to Soul

Early Aretha Franklin And More

Exploring Aretha Franklin's roots this week on Afterglow.

October 12, 2010

 

Ray Charles Ingredients in a Recipe for Soul

Soul On Standards

Soul singers Ray Charles, Diana Ross, Aretha Franklin, Lou Rawls, Gladys Knight and James Brown give us their takes on the Great American Songbook.

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Burning With Bud: Bud Powell Live 1944-1953

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