Classical 91.5

irving berlin

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Episode #1743

10/21    Irving Berlin wrote the double songs everybody knows, so here are some others, often overlooked.

Some of Berlin’s greatest legacies are his counterpoint songs, or double songs.  Learn more.

Fascinatin' Rhythm: Sob Songs - 1/28

Jan 22, 2017
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Sob Songs

Program 1705 

Irving Berlin coined the term so here are the great “sob songs,” music and words by the master.  Berlin must have known that his audience needed more songs to help them feel better about crying so much!