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Halloween: Haunted Love Songs, Strange Enchantment

Haunted late-night love songs and some 'spirited' jazz for your Halloween holiday.

Jack o lantern

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Wishing you a hep Halloween.

I’d be frightfully sorry to go without telling you:

This week on Afterglow it’s A Dark and Lonely Night: Haunted Love Songs for Halloween, a show that features all kinds of late-night laments from those possessed by the spell of love.

From the Night Lights archives, there’s Strange Enchantment: Jazz For Halloween, which includes the true story of the New Orleans Axeman, a nasty killer with a soft spot in his heart for anybody hep to the real gone sounds of jazz.

Man, it’s gonna be a great Halloween holiday. Just don’t lose your head, dig?

And hey, if you want to see (or hear) something really horrifying:

Halloween jazz

David Brent Johnson

Born in Indianapolis, Indiana, David Brent Johnson moved to Bloomington in 1991. He is an alumnus of Indiana University, and began working with WFIU in 2002. Currently, David serves as jazz producer and systems coordinator at the station. His interests include literature, history, music, writing, and movies.

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