Heart and Soul

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“Heart and Soul,” a 1930s song of modest melody and lilting rhythm, occupies a special place in the culture of piano-playing. Without its lyrics - with just its simple, jaunty tune - it’s become an iconic American tradition, especially at social gatherings. Why? WNYC’s Sara Fishko meditates on the mysteries of a popular tune. (Produced in 2006)

 

WNYC Production Credits

Executive Producer: Sara Fishko
Assistant Producer: Olivia Briley
Mix Engineer: Wayne Shulmister
Managing Editor, WNYC News: Karen Frillmann