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May 31, 2019

 

Bing Crosby Duets

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

March 23, 2018

 

Duke Ellington And The Singers

An overview of the many singers who stood on the bandstand with Duke Ellington, including Ivie Anderson, Herb Jeffries, and Bing Crosby.

December 29, 2017

 

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.

December 23, 2016

 

A Very Crooner Christmas

Some classic Christmas songs from some Afterglow favorites

December 9, 2016

 

Sing, Sing Sing: Benny Goodman and the Singers

We explore the King Of Swing Mr. Benny Goodman, and the many singers who front his big band, including Helen Forrest, Peggy Lee, and Billie Holiday.

March 18, 2016

 

The Great French Songbook

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

December 17, 2015

 

Songs of the Season: Winter

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

August 15, 2011

 

The Jimmy Webb Songbook

A tribute to the songwriter featuring interpretations of his music from Frank Sinatra, Dusty Springfield, Johnny Rivers, Nina Simone, and more.

October 8, 2009

 

The Hank Williams Songbook

Hank Williams may be the king of country music, but pop, jazz and R&B performers have seized upon a number of his songs over the past few decades.

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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