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Archive for July 2018

July 6, 2018

 

An All-American Road Trip

A road trip to different U.S. states, with songs like “Georgia On My Mind,” “I Been Down In Texas,” “Mississippi Mud,” and “Massachusetts.”

July 20, 2018

 

Swingin’ on the Moon

On this show, we're looking up at the moon, examining lunar songs of all kinds, with a focus on Mel Tormé's 1960 concept album "Swingin' on the Moon."

July 12, 2018

 

The Great American Songbook Blacklist

How the Hollywood Blacklist affected music stars like Frank Sinatra, Billie Holiday, Lena Horne, and Harry Belafonte

July 12, 2018

 

The Great American Songbook Blacklist

How the Hollywood Blacklist affected music stars like Frank Sinatra, Billie Holiday, Lena Horne, and Harry Belafonte

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