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Songs of the Season: Christmas 2006

This week on Afterglow it's "Songs of the Season: Christmas" with holiday music from Bill Charlap, Dianne Reeves, Nat King Cole, Shorty Rogers, and more!

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This week on Afterglow it’s “Songs of the Season: Christmas.”

We’ll hear holiday music from Bill Charlap, Dianne Reeves, Nat King Cole, Shorty Rogers, and a whole set of songs from Peggy Lee, as well as a rare broadcast duet of Bing Crosby and Ella Fitzgerald singing “White Christmas.”

You can read about the history of American Christmas celebrations here, see a display of vintage Christmas cards here , and look at oldtime Christmas lights here .

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