We celebrate the centennial of Bobby Troup on October 18, exploring his songs like “(Get Your Kicks On) Route 66.”
Authors like Truman Capote, Langston Hughes, Ogden Nash, and Kazuo Ishiguro, and their contributions to the world of jazz and popular song.
"The Song Is You," "The Song Is Ended," "I Poured My Heart Into The Song," and other songs about music on this episode.
Not all winter songs are about Christmas! This week, we feature songs about the cold, from Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, and more.
"You And The Night And The Music," "Night And Day," "Midnight Sun," and more songs for nighttime people on this episode of Afterglow.
"Born To Be Blue," "A Stranger In Town," "Welcome To The Club" and other songs written and performed by Mel Tormé.
"It Might As Well Be Spring," "April In Paris," "Spring Is Here," and other odes to the spring season.
We explore the songs of German composer Kurt Weill, including "Mack The Knife," "September Song," and "Speak Low."
A collection of songs about the comforts of home life, for Thanksgiving.
Matt Dennis composed many of the standards from Sinatra's early career, including "Violets For Your Furs" and "Everything Happens To Me."