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  • Added: Jun 18, 2018
  • Length: 02:46:38
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Music you've never heard by musicians you've never heard of (and with my usual dreck).

  • Added: Jun 12, 2018
  • Length: 03:24:46
Caption: Dorohy Cotton
Dr. Dorothy Cotton, one of Martin Luther King's top colleagues in the civil rights movement, passed away at her home in Ithica, New York, Sunday, J...

  • Added: Jun 11, 2018
  • Length: 29:01
Caption: Sidney Bechet
The most recognizable voices of early jazz are heard in this show, as well as some of their better known recordings.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jun 06, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Regretfully, I traveled outside the levees and into the Forbidden Zone. I felt like Kurtz descending into the hellish desert of commercialism, co...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2018
  • Length: 02:55:19
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It wasn't until the 1980s that music featured anger. Some would say that introduction was liberating and progressive. That the anti-war music was...

  • Added: May 30, 2018
  • Length: 03:39:09
Caption: Jack Teagarden
Jack Teagarden and Pee Wee Russell: They each approached their music very differently. At the same time, that’s what made them similar.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: May 29, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The regular listeners to Saturday night radio meet at a New Orleans music club for the music, drinks, food and each other in this live broadcast.

  • Added: May 28, 2018
  • Length: 02:56:14
Caption: 1920s Prohabitionists
During prohibition train fare to Canada was considerably cheaper than dealing with the mob syndicate that controlled liquor distribution. Not only ...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: May 24, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Wine Fellers
Surstromming, which is a sludge of rotten fish in brine, is a Swedish delicacy and widely considered to be the worst smelling food in the world.

  • Added: May 22, 2018
  • Length: 01:00:00
Caption: Melvin Rhyne at the 2012 Jazz Organ Fellowship Tribute
The late Melvin Rhyne is interviewed with tracks from his discography mixed in

  • Added: May 19, 2018
  • Length: 56:02
Caption: Billy Tuggle, Credit: Masaki Araya
Billy Tuggle speaks about the art of spoken word, its history and poetry slam.

  • Added: May 19, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
Caption: Film Artwork, Credit: She's Angry When Beautiful
For this edition of Making Contact, we’ll present the documentary, “She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry,” a reflection on the rise of the women’s libe...

Bought by WVAS, WXDU, and WRIR


  • Added: May 14, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: That's me, compliments of Andy Kerr
Forgive my sentimentality on Mother's Day...

  • Added: May 14, 2018
  • Length: 02:59:48
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Dennis Roberts drops in program an hour of his favorite radio show hosts and the music they unfurled for him. Dennis is a long time radio show ho...

  • Added: May 11, 2018
  • Length: 01:55:53
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Calling out a large number of listener's names on this broadcast from a New Orleans music club.

  • Added: May 11, 2018
  • Length: 03:00:13
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When Leonard Bernstein hosted the Young People’s Concerts in 1958, he started with the William Tell Overture and the black and white video captured...

Bought by KTXK, WUAL, GCR (Global Community Radio), and KMFA


  • Added: May 07, 2018
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Hoagy Carmichael
Hoagy Carmichael is considered the most respected and appreciated composers of early jazz.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: May 03, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Fletcher Henderson & his Orchestra
It isn't enough to be a good jazz musician. An instrumentalist must have a sense of pure teamwork inside a tapestry of improvisation.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Apr 26, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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The worst song ever - Burt Ward (Robin of 1960's Batman fame) singing "Boy Wonder I Love You." Plus a bunch of doo wop along with the usual dreck ...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2018
  • Length: 02:50:05
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The rise of synthetic fibers and the war on cotton

  • Added: Apr 23, 2018
  • Length: 27:04
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The disputed origin story of one of the 20th century’s most important inventions.

Bought by KFCF FM


  • Added: Apr 23, 2018
  • Length: 30:06
  • Purchases: 1
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Songs about oil and drilling for oil plus "Going Home to ...." Plus a bunch of music you've never heard by musicians you've never heard of. Oh y...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2018
  • Length: 03:34:04
Caption: Gene Austin
In the latter 1920s the art of crooning became very popular. Male vocalists began performing their songs in a romantic, intimate, just-for-you styl...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Apr 18, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Mike and Gary
Mike and Gary continue their Songs of Progress featuring music that has impacted the lives of working people with songs and history of Utah Phillips.

  • Added: Apr 13, 2018
  • Length: 28:29