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.
Music this week from a variety of artists both old and new.
Billie Holiday's discography doesn't reflect the breadth of her big-band experience. "Swing It, Lady, Swing" features nearly all of her big-band recordings.
This week on Afterglow it's Independence Day. Break out the hot dogs, your favorite movies, and a cold drink of your choice.
Afterglow continues a long tradition with music heralding the arrival of summer.
Afterglow marks this holiday weekend with a program that looks at 1945 with music from Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Louis Armstrong, and others.
It's the most written-about topic in the history of popular song L-O-V-E, as Nat King Cole once sang.
Christmas is celebrated with music from Nat King Cole, Bing Crosby, Louis Armstrong, Peggy Lee, Stan Kenton, Dianne Reeves, and many more
Recordings from Bing Crosby's 1950s radio broadcast with Louis Armstrong, "Havin' Fun With Bing And Louis", are featured on this week's Afterglow.
Here comes the summer! The Lighthouse All-Stars, Nat King Cole, Antonio Carlos Jobim and more offer up warm-weather serenades.