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December 29, 2017

 

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Songs Of The Season: Winter 2017

Not all winter songs are about Christmas! This week, we feature songs about the cold, from Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, and more.

October 27, 2017

 

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Italian-American Crooners

Italian-American Crooners, like Sinatra, Martin, Como, and Bennett, shaped the landscape of popular song in the 1940s and 50s.

July 28, 2017

 

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The Chairman: Reprise Records’ Early Years

Reprise Records was Frank Sinatra's own label, and it turned the singer into a record executive.

December 23, 2016

 

A Jolly Christmas From Frank Sinatra

A Very Crooner Christmas

Some classic Christmas songs from some Afterglow favorites

April 29, 2016

 

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The Great French Songbook, Part 2

A follow-up to The Great French Songbook, Part 1, looking at more music "dans la mode française."

December 17, 2015

 

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Songs of the Season: Winter

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

May 14, 2015

 

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Young at Heart

On this program, we explore music from the Great American Songbook all exploring the same theme: youth.

February 22, 2013

 

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All The Way: The Jimmy Van Heusen Songbook

Jimmy Van Heusen wrote the music for numerous entries in the Great American Songbook, including "It Could Happen To You," "Come Fly With Me," and "Imagination."

November 16, 2012

 

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Dream With Dean: Dean Martin’s Fireside-Martini Album

In 1964 Dean Martin recorded a laidback martini-at-the-fireside album that included the original version of a song that would soon become his signature tune.

December 14, 2007

 

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Let It Snow on Afterglow

Afterglow kicks off its celebration of the season featuring wintry and celebratory music.

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