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Both Fats Waller and Louis Armstrong entered the professional music scene in the early 1920s. Both favored traditional jazz with its roots in New O...

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  • Added: Apr 18, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: J.B. Hutto’s raucous debut 78, from 1954, which includes a washboard solo played with a pair of spoons. Courtesy of the Big Joe Louis collection.
Join us as we dig into a healthy serving of Down Home Blues from Chance Records — a label owned and operated by Windy City businessman Art Sheridan...

  • Added: Apr 14, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:59
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What happens kids come to face to face with mortality for the first time? In this 2-part series Mortified tackles the one conversation that’s harde...

  • Added: Apr 14, 2019
  • Length: 43:03
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The Déjà vu of Love with couples who remarry...each other! Marie Osmond & Steve Craig’s twice true love; Baron & Luwanna, for better or worse & bet...

  • Added: Apr 14, 2019
  • Length: 39:19
Caption: Mary E. Buser
The island became a workhouse in the 1880s. Converted to a jail 50-years later, Rikers Island is not a prison.

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  • Added: Apr 12, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Why are new mothers dying at an alarming rate in this country?

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Apr 10, 2019
  • Length: 21:26
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: My Four Reasons 78 RPM
Multi instrumentalist Isaac Robinson became well known in the 1920s. His talents and virtuosity placed him in high demand from musicians like Jelly...

Bought by KVNF and KCBX


  • Added: Apr 09, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Nola asks her classmates about their internet personas--what they're like, why they have them, and how they feel about them--in this engaging vox p...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2019
  • Length: 07:22
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The remarkable love story of American humorist Erma Bombeck and the devotion of the "kindest man who ever lived," her husband and partner, Bill.

  • Added: Apr 08, 2019
  • Length: 13:01
Caption: Dr. Jonathan M. Metzl
Over the past decade many low and middle income white American’s have thrown their support to conservative politicians. The claim is to make Americ...

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  • Added: Apr 05, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Frankie Trambauer
In size and tone, the C-melody Saxophone is half way between its cousins -- tenor and alto. Once you’ve heard it in the creative hands of Frankie T...

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  • Added: Apr 04, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Adam Fudge & Bill Nesbitt, Credit: Becky Fudge
Ozark guitarist, singer, and master of the three finger banjo Adam Fudge recorded live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkans...

  • Added: Apr 04, 2019
  • Length: 58:59

  • Added: Apr 01, 2019
  • Length: 01:25
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Love stories and the Spirit of Radio: Paul Harvey & Angel; a “portable” FM romance; a Maine attraction; kids’ slam poem on love called, A Day Full.

  • Added: Mar 31, 2019
  • Length: 39:33
Caption: Illustration by R. Crumb.
Join us as we aim the spotlight on Memphis Minnie — a guitar picking and blues singing force of nature whose influence is still being felt today. W...

  • Added: Mar 30, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:59
Caption: Dr. Max Klau
Recent events in America have once again turned the spotlight on the issues of race. Just when we think we are overcoming our racial divide, anothe...

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  • Added: Mar 28, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Jaime Stone & Moira Smiley
Neo-folk & progressive bluegrass sensation Jayme Stone & The Lomax Project recorded live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arka...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: James Blythe
Chicago musician Jimmy Blythe was well respected by his peers. He had a feel for jazz very few could equal. By the time he was 22, he had cut sever...

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  • Added: Mar 27, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The Clarys on the front porch of their home in Blackwell., Credit: Rebecca D'Angelo
Anthony Clary grew up in the bricks. Buildings linear as Legos, lining block after block of city streets, stretching from Porter to Dinwiddie, from...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2019
  • Length: 26:58
Caption: Jonathan D. Karmel
America’s workers are experiencing another setback in workplace safety. The Trump Administration is blocking a rule that requires most employers to...

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  • Added: Mar 22, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Molly Bernard
NON-ROMCOM features two short plays by young female playwrights. Both Patricia Cotter's RULES OF COMEDY and Chiara Atik's 52ND TO BOWERY TO COBBLE ...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2019
  • Length: 53:00
Caption: Junie Cobb
This program is the epitome of early jazz heard in the Windy City’s South Side featuring multi-instrumentalist, composer and bandleader Junie Cobb.

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  • Added: Mar 20, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Honey Dewdrops, Credit: Michael Patrick O'Leary
Neo-folk family troubadours “The Honey Dewdrops” perform live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkansas. Also, interviews wit...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Featuring Hal Blaine
Here's the full mix-the hour long celebration of one of greatest drummers of all-time, Hal Blaine with dozens of his classic contributions to thous...

  • Added: Mar 18, 2019
  • Length: 01:59:04
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Growing old together with the love story of Betty White and Allen Ludden and the chickens that ended one marriage and became date night in another!...

  • Added: Mar 17, 2019
  • Length: 39:28