Yodeling is enjoying a bit of a renaissance. It is back on the radio, and even available as a cell phone ring tone. Charlotte Albright has a profile of a couple yodelers who are doing their best to fan the flames of popularity.
Yodeling has also made it to dance clubs, thanks to Gwen Stefani, who blends the Alpine singing with a hip-hop beat on her song "Wind It Up."
The track reached No. 6 on Billboard's "Hot 100" chart in December, on the strength of "The Lonely Goatherd," a song from The Sound of Music.