Bop songstress, girlfriend of comedian Lennie Bruce, and 1/3 of Lambert, Hendricks and Ross, Annie Ross was the 1950s' epitome of jazz-vocal hip.
Performances from a Hollywood nightclub by two great 20th-century interpreters of American popular song.
“The Fireside Afterglow” has a laid-back seasonal theme with music that evokes love, reflection, peace, and the warm moods of winter.
A centennial celebration of the lyricist who wrote "Moon River" and many other standards, featuring an interview with Afterglow founding host Dick Bishop.
A look at "social significance" music from the 1930s and 40s that alluded in humorous, overtly political, or poignant ways to issues and problems of the times.
Afterglow takes another stroll down the lane of musical reverie.
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.