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November 25, 2016

 

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The Songs Of Hearth And Home

A collection of songs about the comforts of home life, for Thanksgiving.

November 24, 2007

 

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Happy Birthday, Hoagy Carmichael

This week on Afterglow we celebrate the recent birthday of Hoagy Carmichael, with interpretations of Carmichael classics from many performers.

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