Skip to main content

George Dvorsky

As a Guest

3 segments
50:11

American Popular Song Series: Jerome Kern

This Christmas week we rebroadcast our series on American popular song. This one profiles composer Jerome Kern. He wrote the songs All the Things You are, Can't Help Lovin' That Man, I'm Old-Fashioned, Ol' Man River, and The Way You Look Tonight. A number of those songs are from the broadway musical Showboat which he wrote. We'll focus on the music he wrote before then, before 1927.

50:55

American Popular Song: Jerome Kern Before Showboat.

We rebroadcast another episode of our American Popular Song Series; this one will profile composer Jerome Kern. He wrote the songs "All the Things You are," "Can't Help Lovin' That Man," "I'm Old-Fashioned," "Ol' Man River," and "The Way You Look Tonight." A number of those songs are from the broadway musical "Showboat" which he wrote. We'll focus on the music he wrote before then, before 1927.

49:45

American Popular Song: Jerome Kern Before Showboat.

Another edition of our American Popular Song Series, profiling composer Jerome Kern. He wrote the songs "All the Things You are," "Can't Help Lovin' That Man," "I'm Old-Fashioned," "Ol' Man River," and "The Way You Look Tonight." A number of those songs are from the broadway musical "Showboat" which he wrote. We'll focus on the music he wrote before then, before 1927.

Did you know you can create a shareable playlist?

Advertisement

There are more than 22,000 Fresh Air segments.

Let us help you find exactly what you want to hear.

Playing

Just play me something
Your Queue

Would you like to make a playlist based on your queue?

Generate & Share View/Edit Your Queue