Nat King Cole would have turned 100 years old on March 17, 2019. This week, we chronicle the decade the propelled him to stardom.
Singer Jo Stafford was one of the most versatile postwar singers, excelling in pop, swing, bebop, country, folk, and even comedy.
The songs of the war effort during World War II, including “G.I. Jive,” “Praise The Lord And Pass The Ammunition,” and “Long Ago (And Far Away)”
"Blues In The Night," "Stormy Weather," and "Over The Rainbow" and many more of the blockbuster hits from songwriter Harold Arlen.
"Summertime," "Heat Wave," "Too Darn Hot," and other summertime songs from the Great American Songbook.
"Blues In The Night," "Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive," and many others written and performed by Johnny Mercer.
A jazz musician equally known for his singing and songwriting, we explore the varied career of Bloomington's own Hoagy Carmichael
We explore the songs of German composer Kurt Weill, including "Mack The Knife," "September Song," and "Speak Low."
Some classic Christmas songs from some Afterglow favorites
A cross country roadtrip with songs about St. Louis, Chicago, Atlanta, and the Big Apple, performed by Johnny Mercer, Peggy Lee, Tony Bennett, and more.