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On this fall fundraising edition of Afterglow, we look at songs for the fall season, including "Autumn Leaves," "Autumn In New York," and "Septembe...

Bought by Tri States Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 18, 2019
  • Length: 47:00
  • Purchases: 1
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On this fundraising edition of Afterglow, we look at the music of songwriter Harry Warren, known for such diverse songs as "Lullaby of Broadway," "...

Bought by Tri States Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 18, 2019
  • Length: 47:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Hospital administrator Galen Laserson recounts the time she got an unexpected call in the middle of the night, which prompted her to learn all abou...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2019
  • Length: 30:10
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Today is Memorial Day. So happy Memorial Day. Many people have the day off work today and many will be spending time with friends and family. But w...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2019
  • Length: 15:53
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More jazz eulogies for departed jazz musicians, in honor of Memorial Day weekend.

  • Added: May 16, 2019
  • Length: 59:02
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March 17th marks Nat King Cole's centennial, and on this program, we chronicle his rise to stardom in the 1940s.

Bought by Troy Public Radio and WJSU


  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Miss Peggy Lee was more than a pop star: she was also a world-class songwriter in the male-dominated world of jazz. On this Afterglow special, I’ll...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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Singer Blossom Dearie could be coy, cute, heartbreaking funny, and intimate, and she exhibited all of it on her six albums for Verve Records in the...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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A look back at some of the people the rock world lost in 2018

  • Added: Dec 20, 2018
  • Length: 57:09
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As 2018 draws to a close, Political Junkie Ken Rudin remembers the lawmakers and newsmakers from the world of politics who passed away this year. K...

Bought by WHRV, WBEZ, KJZZ, KCPW, WITF and more


  • Added: Dec 20, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 6
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As 2018 draws to a close, Political Junkie Ken Rudin remembers the lawmakers and newsmakers from the world of politics who passed away this year. K...

Bought by WFAE and WITF


  • Added: Nov 15, 2018
  • Length: :29
  • Purchases: 2
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We owe a great debt to those who come before us in any new endeavor.  Through their trials, hard work, and experimentation, they help lay a solid f...

Bought by KTXK, GCR (Global Community Radio), WUAL, and KMFA


  • Added: Jul 11, 2018
  • Length: 59:29
  • Purchases: 4
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An Afterglow special perfect for the Fourth of July! We celebrate America by exploring jazz and pop standards from different states, including "Moo...

Bought by WVAS and WAER


  • Added: Jun 15, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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An Afterglow special perfect for Memorial Day! An exploration of the popular songs from World War II, sung by Bing Crosby, Dinah Shore, Frank Sinat...

Bought by WVAS and KTXK


  • Added: May 10, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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An Afterglow show perfect for Valentine's Day! This week, we're saluting L-O-V-E with love songs from the Great American Songbook sung by Chet Bake...

Bought by Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 12, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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As 2016 draws to a close, Political Junkie Ken Rudin remembers the lawmakers and newsmakers from the world of politics who passed away this year. K...

Bought by WJSU, WVPE, KSFR, KUOW, KCPW and more


  • Added: Dec 21, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 7
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Produced the day after Leon Russell's death on November 13, 2016, music host Paul Ingles plays some spectacular Leon Russell performances and revie...

Bought by WAMC, Wyoming Public Radio, WVPE, KMSU, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Nov 14, 2016
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 19
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Bill Frisell was heavily influenced by surf rock and space travel. Hear him in his own words tell you his origin story. Lots of great music in this...

  • Added: Oct 20, 2016
  • Length: 12:15
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As 2015 draws to a close, Political Junkie Ken Rudin remembers the lawmakers and newsmakers from the world of politics who passed away this year. K...

Bought by KZYX, WVPE, WCQS, WBEZ, WRFA-LP and more


  • Added: Dec 17, 2015
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 14
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SPECIAL NOW AVAILABLE -- Please purchase and download the program files from the PRX piece linked in the description below.

Bought by WCQS and KISU


  • Added: Unknown
  • Length: :29
  • Purchases: 2
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Rachel Rabin, Yitzhak Rabin’s little sister, isn’t so little anymore. Rachel, 91, reminisces about her childhood with her older brother who she rem...

  • Added: Nov 09, 2015
  • Length: 05:16
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Host, Richard Hadlock devotes an entire program to the Blues featuring creative guitarists including the late BB King and Leadbelly among others.

Bought by WJAB


  • Added: Jun 25, 2015
  • Length: 57:43
  • Purchases: 1
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Host, Richard Hadlock traces his formative years from 1945-1959 when he left Brazil at age 17 to go to College in Philadelphia. He reminisces his f...

  • Added: Jun 23, 2015
  • Length: 59:45
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The Great American Songbook was largely derived from Broadway Shows produced at the turn of the Century. However, as the Great Depression began in ...

  • Added: Jun 23, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:12
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Louis Armstrong's vast and enduring influence on musicians especially trumpeters and singers is explored from Dorothy Fields to Harry James.

  • Added: Jun 18, 2015
  • Length: 56:42