On this show, we explore the times when songwriters wrote about their vices: drinking, smoking, or even chewing gum.
We wish a happy 75th birthday to Astrud Gilberto, who helped popularize bossa nova music worldwide in the 1960s.
Come dance with us this week on Afterglow--no lessons required!
Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart were one of the most successful songwriting teams in the history of American popular music.
Placid destinations and idyllic spells away from home.
Celebrating the legendary singers of American popular song.
Ella Fitzgerald's lush 1957 ballads album has often been overshadowed by her songbook LPs from the same era.
New anthologies from two legendary performers of American popular song.
A centennial celebration of the composer who gave us "Everything Happens To Me," "Violets For Your Furs," and other songs that ranged from wistful to winsome.
In 1981 Frank Sinatra called on the talents of several longtime collaborators and friends to produce what some consider to be the singer's final masterpiece.