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Posts tagged Louis Jordan

May 31, 2019

 

Bing Crosby Duets

Bing Crosby singing alongside Louis Armstrong, Rosemary Clooney, Connee Boswell and more.

April 21, 2016

 

Louis Jordan and Sister Rosetta Tharpe

We look at two jazz and R&B masters who laid down the foundation for rock and roll: Louis Jordan and Sister Rosetta Tharpe.

December 17, 2015

 

Songs of the Season: Winter

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

December 29, 2010

 

What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?

Ring in the New Year with Ella, Nat, Bing and more of the Afterglow gang.

February 5, 2010

 

Afterglow Goes To Town

We'll go uptown, downtown and crosstown this week on Afterglow with top-drawer performers of American popular song.

December 26, 2008

 

Songs of the Season: Winter

Afterglow pays tribute to the winter with music from Ella Fitzgerald, Tony Bennett, Rosemary Clooney, and others.

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