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September 22, 2017

 

Songs Of The Season: Autumn 2017

The leaves are changing from green to red, the air outside is brisk and cool, and that means it’s time to look at autumn songs from the Great American Songbook.

November 25, 2016

 

The Songs Of Hearth And Home

A collection of songs about the comforts of home life, for Thanksgiving.

September 23, 2016

 

The Songs And Sounds Of Matt Dennis

Matt Dennis composed many of the standards from Sinatra's early career, including "Violets For Your Furs" and "Everything Happens To Me."

March 18, 2016

 

The Great French Songbook

French songs, French singers, and songs about Paris in this edition of Afterglow.

January 29, 2016

 

Beverly Kenney: Born To Be Blue

We examine the intelligent, seductive and melancholic style of singer Beverly Kenney, as we chronicle her tragically short career.

September 24, 2015

 

Songs of the Season: Autumn 2015

Afterglow's salute to falling leaves and pumpkin spice with the best autumn songs from the Great American Songbook.

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