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Popular song, more often than not, is about love—love won, love lost, love in doubt. This week we feature songs about the fulfillment of longed-for love.

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Love walks in and stays this week on Afterglow, as we explore the Great American Songbook’s vast array of songs about answered romantic prayers and affirmations of passionate commitment. Sarah Vaughan, Chet Baker, Billie Holiday, and Nat King Cole are some of the artists joining us for this autumn-valentine edition of Afterglow.

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