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December 23, 2007

 

Music for the Holidays: Nat King Cole

Season's greetings from Night Lights via holiday ambassador Mr. Cole:

March 10, 2007

 

Miss Peggy Lee, Songwriter

Many listeners know Peggy Lee as a great jazz singer, but she was also a prolific writer of songs—composing or co-composing nearly 200 of them.

July 1, 2006

 

Nat King Cole’s St. Louis Blues

A so-called “biopic” of the blues composer W.C. Handy’s life, St. Louis Blues was Nat King Cole’s only role as a leading man.

March 4, 2006

 

Ghosts Of Yesterday: Billie Holiday And The Two Irenes

An iconic singer, a songwriter (or two) named Irene, lost love and inspiration, and a history-mystery of identity.

April 16, 2005

 

Let’s Spring One

A salute to warmer weather, including music from Thelonious Monk & Milt Jackson, Anita O'Day, Nat King Cole, June Christy, Billie Holiday, and more.

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