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Noon Edition

Popular Song Goes to War

On this edition of Afterglow we’ll be playing songs from the World War II, talking with cultural historian Michael McGerr, and hearing a few newscasts and radio spots from the wartime years as well. Bing Crosby, Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Johnny Mercer, Dinah Shore, Peggy Lee, and Gene Krupa with Anita O'Day are some of the featured performers.

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