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October 20, 2014

 

Songs Of The Season: Autumn 2014

Afterglow takes a musical stroll through the leaves with Chet Baker, Mark Murphy, Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald, and other serenaders to autumn.

June 4, 2011

 

Songs of the Season: Summer

We pay tribute to the arrival of warm weather with music from Nat King Cole, June Christy, Louis Armstrong, Hoagy Carmichael, George Benson and more.

April 9, 2010

 

Songs of the Season: Spring

Afterglow bursts into early-April bloom this week with odes to the spring both happy and sad from Ella Fitzgerald, Bing Crosby, Glenn Miller and more.

December 25, 2009

 

The Fireside Afterglow

“The Fireside Afterglow” has a laid-back seasonal theme with music that evokes love, reflection, peace, and the warm moods of winter.

September 24, 2009

 

Songs of the Season: Autumn 2009

Music from Jackie Paris, Kenny Dorham, Frank Sinatra, and more is featured on our annual tribute to autumn.

April 10, 2009

 

Songs of the Season: Spring

Tony Bennett, Helen Forrest, and others help us commemorate the changing of the seasons.

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