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The hip hop scene in Ely, Nevada - a rural town on the loneliest road in America.

  • Added: Apr 14, 2016
  • Length: 16:17
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Every day, Teodoro Cuevas dresses in his black flared pants with silver buttons down the side. He sits against a tree across from the bustling sub...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jul 29, 2014
  • Length: 03:11
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Francis Scott Key (shown here in a portrait by Theodor Horydczak) was far more than just the author of what would become our national anthem., Credit: Library of Congress
Turns out the author of our national anthem could very well have been nicknamed "Francis Scott Off-Key."

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Jul 16, 2014
  • Length: 03:24
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jack Hopkins, left, and Frank Jamison, right, jam together at weekly meetings of the Capital Harmonica Club, which Jack founded in 1991., Credit: Eric Shimelonis
Jack Hopkins got his first harmonica at age 7, and nearly 90 years later, he is still going strong.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: May 20, 2014
  • Length: 03:29
  • Purchases: 2
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Not only was Washington, D.C., the site of The Beatles' first full North American concert in 1964... It was also the first North American city to a...

  • Added: Feb 07, 2014
  • Length: 09:45
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Chris Ballew knows what it's like to be a rock star. (His band Presidents of the United States of America made it big in the 1990s.) But he's gone ...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 14, 2013
  • Length: 05:57
  • Purchases: 2
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Andrew White may very well be the most famous jazz legend... you've never heard of.

  • Added: Sep 24, 2012
  • Length: 07:00
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The third edition of the Great Northern Radio Show has us at the John Chalberg Theater in Brainerd. Titled "Maybe About Trains," this radio variety...

Bought by KSRQ and WTIP


  • Added: Jul 02, 2012
  • Length: 01:59:22
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Buck Dietz poses at an afternoon life drawing session at the Cape Cod Art Association in Barnstable, MA. , Credit: Andrew Norton
Buck Dietz is a figure model. That means he has to stand naked and completely still for long sessions while artists sketch him. But for Buck, it's ...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, WCAI / WNAN, KUT, WCAI / WNAN, KUOW and more


  • Added: May 28, 2012
  • Length: 04:45
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: At age 29, Martin Spitznagel is the World Champion of Old-Time Piano Playing., Credit: Martin Spitznagel
A 20-something pianist is making old-time piano new again... with a little help from Darth Vader and Super Mario Bros.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, PRX Remix, KUOW, and WAMC


  • Added: Nov 14, 2011
  • Length: 03:48
  • Purchases: 4
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A child's Christmas thoughts spring into song.

Bought by KMXT, KMXT, WXPR, WTIP, KZYX and more


  • Added: Dec 09, 2010
  • Length: 04:11
  • Purchases: 11
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The incredible story of a lost chapter of music history...and the equally incredible songs now rediscovered.

Bought by KGLT, Marfa Public Radio, and KXOT Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 12, 2010
  • Length: 56:34
  • Purchases: 3
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Joseph Shabalala describes how the vision for Ladysmith Black Mambazo came to him in a dream -- in four-part harmony. Shabalala's voice takes on m...

Bought by Prairie Public, PRX Remix, KUOW, KMHD, KNAU and more


  • Added: Feb 09, 2009
  • Length: 05:17
  • Purchases: 9

  • Added: Jun 20, 2008
  • Length: 49:30
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Dave Brubeck on the importance of Cultural Exchange

Bought by WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KVSC, KMUW, KBEM and more


  • Added: Apr 02, 2008
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 17
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A perfect piece for Valentine's Day! The true story of how Joe Bevilacqua met his wife because of Graham Nash's laptop

Bought by KUT and Public Interactive


  • Added: Jan 10, 2008
  • Length: 10:07
  • Purchases: 2
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A handpicked collection of songs that traces the history of 1950's and 60's Swamp Pop, a musical genre indigenous to the Acadiana region of south L...

Bought by KMXT, Panhandle Community Radio, KSRQ, Red River Radio Network, and NPR Illinois


  • Added: Sep 11, 2007
  • Length: 58:55
  • Purchases: 5
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Beloved for his full-length ballets, Stravinsky also created a surprising array of very short pieces for orchestra

  • Added: May 24, 2007
  • Length: 16:24
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Contemporary music for ensemble

  • Added: May 08, 2007
  • Length: 03:14
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Contemporary music for bass clarinet and piano

  • Added: May 08, 2007
  • Length: 08:58
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Few musical works have inspired so many stories as Stravinsky's 1913 hit, The Rite of Spring. These are just three or four of them.

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KPIK-LP, KGLT, KFAI, WNPR and more


  • Added: Mar 12, 2007
  • Length: 13:16
  • Purchases: 8
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The 46-year history behind a new release of Stravinsky's "The Soldier's Tale"

  • Added: Mar 06, 2007
  • Length: 29:00
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Profile of classical and jazz artist Bobby McFerrin, with interview excerpts

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, 90.5 WSNC, and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 21, 2006
  • Length: 30:02
  • Purchases: 3
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A musical exploration of this lyrical and controversial style of jazz

Bought by 88.5 JAZZ FM Erie's Jazz Station, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, WDUQ, WILL, South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio and more


  • Added: Oct 17, 2005
  • Length: 29:04
  • Purchases: 12
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A California State Prisoner/Poet and a Swedish Classical Composer create "Frihet for de fanga" (Freedom for the prisoners)

Bought by NPR Station Showcase with PRX


  • Added: Jul 06, 2005
  • Length: 08:37
  • Purchases: 1