Fascinatin' Rhythm Listings Archive

Aired: Thu, 01/10/2013 - 12:01am

Miss Annette Hanshaw: Largely forgotten now (alas), Annette Hanshaw was one of the most popular songs of the Twenties and early Thirties.

Aired: Thu, 01/03/2013 - 12:01am

The Big Ballads of the 1930s: After the giddy 1920s, the major ballads of the Depression were dark, melancholy, and introspective.

Aired: Thu, 01/03/2013 - 12:01am

The Big Ballads of the 1930s: After the giddy 1920s, the major ballads of the Depression were dark, melancholy, and introspective.

Aired: Thu, 12/27/2012 - 12:01am

Falling in Love
The easy part of a love affair, from attraction to invitation to tumbling to figuring it out, and the ecstasy that comes with it.

Aired: Thu, 12/20/2012 - 12:01am

Prohibition
Alcohol may have been illegal for fourteen years but songs about it weren’t.

Aired: Thu, 12/13/2012 - 12:01am

Early Harry Warren
Before he defined the 30s with Al Dubin and the 40s with Mack Gordon, Harry Warren was already writing memorable songs.

Aired: Thu, 12/06/2012 - 12:01am

Satch and Bing
Friends at a time when blacks and whites were rarely friends, Armstrong and Crosby had a rare chemistry when they performed together.

Aired: Thu, 11/29/2012 - 12:01am

Looking for a Bluebird
In love songs and Pollyanna songs alike, and with a bluebird as their central image, everyone is always looking for true love and perfect happiness.

Aired: Thu, 11/22/2012 - 12:01am

Abe Lincoln in Song
Campaign songs, comic songs, and soaring anthems: how the songs of his time portrayed America’s 16th president.

Aired: Thu, 11/15/2012 - 12:01am

Hello to a Flower
Fooling around with a familiar image to make a song distinctive.

Listings prior to August 2012 can only found by using the navigation menu to the left.

 

 
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