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A Very Crooner Christmas!

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Broadcast: Dec. 22, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.

Happy Holidays, all you Great American Songbook fans out there. We have a special collection this hour of some favorite songs for Christmas by some of the best known crooners from the Great American Songbook, including Bing Crosby, Rosemary Clooney, Frank Sinatra, and more.

We’ll also hear the story behind some now ubiquitous Christmas songs, like “White Christmas,” “The Christmas Song,” and “I Heard The Bells On Christmas” Day.” Hosted by Mark Chilla.

Produced by: WFIU, Afterglow (Jazz and American Popular Song) Specials

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