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Afterglow Jazz and American Popular Song

Let’s Get Away From It All

Placid destinations and idyllic spells away from home.

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It's so peaceful in the country, and sometimes in song as well.

Afterglow heads to the countryside and other points peaceful this week with Bing Crosby, Dick Haymes, Norah Jones, Frank Sinatra, June Christy, and others. Songs like “Far Away Places,” “Let The Rest Of The World Go By,” and “Gone For The Day” are just a few of the tunes to take us away from the more anxious environs of city climes.

Watch Dick van Dyke and Mary Tyler Moore perform Rodgers and Hart’s “Mountain Greenery” on The Dick Van Dyke Show:

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