Fascinatin' Rhythm Listings Archive

Aired: Thu, 09/12/2013 - 12:01am

Richard Whiting in the 1920s
The first of two parts devoted to the songs of one of the Hollywood’s major songwriters.

Aired: Thu, 09/05/2013 - 12:01am

And the World Goes Round
Songs in which the world is everything from great, big, wide, and wonderful to a place you’re sitting on top of.

Aired: Thu, 08/29/2013 - 12:01am

You, That’s Who
One of the essential participants in popular music’s two-character stories.

Aired: Thu, 08/22/2013 - 12:01am

Free and Easy
Despite all the romantic hyperbole, popular music has always had an essential strain that’s laid back, relaxed, and, as the title says, free and easy.

Aired: Thu, 08/15/2013 - 12:01am

The Country Boy Goes to Town
The country and the rural are the two poles of Hoagy Carmichael’s songs.

Aired: Thu, 08/08/2013 - 12:01am

Women on the Edge
On the edge of a new world, that is, as standards of romantic behavior were changing.

Aired: Thu, 08/01/2013 - 12:01am

Way Out West
Songs about the West courtesy of Tin Pan Alley, located about as far East as you can get.

Aired: Thu, 07/25/2013 - 12:01am

The Songs of J. Fred Coots
His name may sound like a joke but there’s no joking about this composer’s been songs.

Aired: Thu, 07/18/2013 - 12:01am

Yes, Yes, My Baby Said Yes, Yes
Agreeable songs, happy songs, ecstatic songs, all for when you get the right answer.

Aired: Thu, 07/11/2013 - 12:01am

Singing Songs of Araby
When we sang about the exotic East, we either breathed the air of elevated romance or laughed ourselves silly.

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