This week on Afterglow: Songs that use rain as inspiration for romance, including selections from Billie Holiday, The Four Freshmen, Frank Sinatra, and more.
Tony Bennett, Helen Forrest, and others help us commemorate the changing of the seasons.
"She Wrote the Song" highlights standards written by women composers who, in the early decades of American popular song, had to struggle for the limelight.
It's the most written-about topic in the history of popular song L-O-V-E, as Nat King Cole once sang.
Musical reveries from the masters of American popular song.
Afterglow pays tribute to the winter with music from Ella Fitzgerald, Tony Bennett, Rosemary Clooney, and others.
The arrival of spring is celebrated the week, with "Songs of the Season", starring Frank Sinatra, Peggy Lee, Nat King Cole, and many more.
A 75th-birthday tribute to saxophonist David Fathead Newman, featuring recordings with Ray Charles and Newman's covers of The Beatles and Stevie Wonder.
This week on Afterglow we’ll feature one of the more swinging Stan Kenton units, his 1956 “Contemporary Concepts” orchestra.
This week on Afterglow it's “Ghost of a Song,” a program of otherworldly songs in honor of the upcoming Halloween holiday.