Amanda Wilde http://kuow.org en 'Swing Years' Theme Song Explained http://kuow.org/post/swing-years-theme-song-explained <p></p><p>The most frequently asked question of <em>The Swing Years and Beyond</em> is “What is your theme?”</p><p>Played at the top of each <em>Swing Years</em> show, it’s "Royal Blue" from "The Pink Panther" soundtrack. The film came out in 1963 and the album was released in 1964, featuring lounge and lush instrumentals by Henri Pancini … er, Mancini!</p><p>http://youtu.be/2vEyIJgaZIQ</p><p></p> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 20:26:59 +0000 Amanda Wilde 30866 at http://kuow.org 'Swing Years' Theme Song Explained How One Winner Changed The Academy Awards http://kuow.org/post/how-one-winner-changed-academy-awards <p>In anticipation for the Oscars this weekend, Steve Scher sat down with <em>Swing Years </em>host Amanda Wilde to discuss the history of the Best Original Song category. Thu, 27 Feb 2014 22:19:03 +0000 Steve Scher & Amanda Wilde 29563 at http://kuow.org How One Winner Changed The Academy Awards