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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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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: Aug 23, 2018
  • 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: May 15, 2018
  • Length: 47:00
  • Purchases: 1
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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 KTXK


  • Added: May 10, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sounds Jewish, Credit: Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Just after Passover, the Jewish people and our allies commemorate Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day.

  • Added: Apr 06, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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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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A one-hour program focusing on jazz singer and songwriter Peggy Lee. Great for Women's History Month!

Bought by WJSU, South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio, WNPR, Spokane Public Radio, and KGLT


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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An hour-long special highlighting the music of Brazilian jazz singer Astrud Gilberto, known for such songs as "Corcovado (Quiet Nights of Quiet Sta...

Bought by Prairie Public and KAZU


  • Added: Jun 06, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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History of Thanksgiving celebration (bye bye Jack-O-Lantern)...

  • Added: Aug 16, 2015
  • Length: 02:31:19
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An Evening With Al Jolson

  • Added: Oct 20, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Joe Bev hosts an hour of Django Reinhardt 78s., Credit: Lorie B. Kellogg
Joe Bev hosts an hour of 78 RPM records of Jazz guitar legend Django Reinhardt.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, Spokane Public Radio, and Radio New Zealand


  • Added: Feb 12, 2013
  • Length: 57:26
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Joe Bev hosts an hour of the funny side of 78 RPM Jazz, Credit: Lorie B. Kellogg
Joe Bev hosts an hour of 78 RPM Jazz with sense of humor, including Cab Calloway, The Mills Brothers, and Coon Sanders.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, Spokane Public Radio, and Radio New Zealand


  • Added: Feb 08, 2013
  • Length: 58:02
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Segar Ellis
Ellis was first a jazz pianist and later jazz vocalist who recorded numerous sides with the Dorsey Brothers, Eddie Lang, Joe Venuti, and many other...

  • Added: Sep 21, 2012
  • Length: 58:54
Caption: Apollo Theater, Chicago, 1920s
It’s Windy Hear! But, in the late 1920s and early ‘40s, much of that wind was coming from the great horns of musicians like Ruben Reeves and Louis...

Bought by WDCB


  • Added: Jun 01, 2012
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Mound City Blue Blowers
This segment on the early years of jazz is devoted to the small group session between 1924 and 1930. Oh, yes, we also drift over to 1945.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2012
  • Length: 58:58
Caption: Ian Anderson
Seasonal music by the legendary British band Jethro Tull, with humorous commentary by its founder, Ian Anderson.

Bought by WBHM, WRGY, Louisville Public Media, KMXT, WTIP and more


  • Added: Oct 26, 2006
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 50