A cross country roadtrip with songs about St. Louis, Chicago, Atlanta, and the Big Apple, performed by Johnny Mercer, Peggy Lee, Tony Bennett, and more.
In the 1940s, Nat King Cole transformed from a work-a-day pianist in L.A. to a national superstar.
We're exploring the best "Stardust Melodies" from the Great American Songbook.
On this show, we take a look at the many songwriters who performed their own songs, including Johnny Mercer, Harold Arlen, and Nina Simone.
Whiting helped to immortalize songs such as "That Old Black Magic" and "It Might As Well Be Spring."
"Moon Country" features classic songs written by Johnny Mercer and Hoagy Carmichael, performed by Louis Armstrong, Helen Forrest, and others.
A centennial celebration of the lyricist who wrote "Moon River" and many other standards, featuring an interview with Afterglow founding host Dick Bishop.
Afterglow kicks off a month-long celebration of songwriter Johnny Mercer's centennial with a program featuring his 1940s vocal recordings.
This week on Afterglow we’ll feature Johnny Mercer, a lyric writer for many American-songbook standards and the co-founder of Capitol Records
With a style that fell somewhere between cabaret and jazz, late singer Susannah McCorkle is featured this week on Afterglow.