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March 17, 2017

 

Voices On The Air: Bing & Frank

This week, we highlight the radio broadcasts of two superstars: Bing Crosby and Frank Sinatra.

December 11, 2015

 

Harry, Tommy, and Axel: Sinatra’s First Five Years

For Frank Sinatra's centennial, we look at his first five years as a recording artist.

July 3, 2015

 

The Voice Grows Up: Sinatra’s Early Capitol Concept Albums

This week on Afterglow, our spotlight is on four groundbreaking albums that changed the career of Frank Sinatra in the mid-1950s.

August 12, 2013

 

Sinatra + Stordahl

Singer Frank Sinatra and arranger Axel Stordahl teamed up for some of the most influential ballad recordings of mid-20th-century American popular song.

January 6, 2007

 

Frank Sinatra: The V-Disc Years

This week, Afterglow plays some of Frank Sinatra's songs made at a time when there was a recording ban in the music industry.

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