Fascinatin' Rhythm Listings Archive

Aired: Thu, 09/20/2012 - 12:01am

That Eccentric Rag
There were early rags and then the classic rags of Scott Joplin, and then there were the later Eccentric Rags, intricate and ornate, by Zez Confrey and his contemporaries.

Aired: Thu, 09/13/2012 - 12:01am

Young and Donnelly
When songwriting was no job for a woman, these two wrote the two greatest operettas in American theater history.

Aired: Thu, 09/06/2012 - 12:01am

Independent Women from the 40s
They marched in review, drove cabs, and welded aircraft carriers. They were the independent women of World War II, and we told their stories in songs.

Aired: Thu, 08/30/2012 - 12:01am

The Shermans – Father and Sons
Two generations of songwriters from Tin Pan Alley to Disney Studios.

Aired: Thu, 08/23/2012 - 12:01am

Optimistic Upbeat Jerry Herman
No songwriter for Broadway was ever as consistently optimistic in outlook and endings as Jerry Herman. It was a matter of temperament.

Aired: Thu, 08/16/2012 - 12:01am

Words (only) by Irving Berlin
Early in his career, Irving Berlin wrote only the lyrics; here are those rediscovered songs.

Aired: Thu, 08/09/2012 - 12:01am

Before I Met You

Lovers looking back regret the wasted time before they met. What’s most interesting is the variety of moods and attitudes.

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


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