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Songs of the Season: Winter

An Afterglow salute to winter weather (without your typical Christmas songs)!

We'll hear a wintry mix of songs about snow and cold weather.

Not all winter songs are about Christmas! On this edition of Afterglow, we’ll hear some favorite wintertime favorites and some lesser known winter tunes from the Great American Songbook. Rosemary Clooney and Tony Bennett will bring us songs about snow. Bing Crosby, Billie Holiday, and Sam Cooke will tell us about the cold weather outdoors and about the warmth and passion indoors. And June Christy will bring us a bit of hope as we brace for the winter weather.

Mark Chilla

Mark Chilla, originally from Atlanta, GA, is the Production Director at WFIU, where he also hosts Ether Game and Afterglow. He studied music theory at Indiana University and taught various music theory courses at IU and Butler University. He enjoys film, woodworking, learning new instruments and the Beatles.

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