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On this fall fundraising edition of Afterglow, we look at songs for the fall season, including "Autumn Leaves," "Autumn In New York," and "Septembe...

Bought by Tri States Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 18, 2019
  • Length: 47:00
  • Purchases: 1
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On this fundraising edition of Afterglow, we look at the music of songwriter Harry Warren, known for such diverse songs as "Lullaby of Broadway," "...

Bought by Tri States Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 18, 2019
  • Length: 47:00
  • Purchases: 1
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March 17th marks Nat King Cole's centennial, and on this program, we chronicle his rise to stardom in the 1940s.

Bought by Troy Public Radio and WJSU


  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Miss Peggy Lee was more than a pop star: she was also a world-class songwriter in the male-dominated world of jazz. On this Afterglow special, I’ll...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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Singer Blossom Dearie could be coy, cute, heartbreaking funny, and intimate, and she exhibited all of it on her six albums for Verve Records in the...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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While at the Woodneath Library Center, novelist Larry Watson reads from his tenth book, AS GOOD AS GONE, now out in paperback. He reveals how cowbo...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Fernando Castro and Carol Fernandez  from Amapolay, Credit: AMapolay Facebook
This is an interview with artists Carol Fernandez and Fernando Castro of Amapolay Manufacturas Autonomas who are currently being featured in an exh...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2018
  • Length: 29:01
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An Afterglow special perfect for Memorial Day! An exploration of the popular songs from World War II, sung by Bing Crosby, Dinah Shore, Frank Sinat...

Bought by WVAS and KTXK


  • Added: May 10, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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An Afterglow show perfect for Valentine's Day! This week, we're saluting L-O-V-E with love songs from the Great American Songbook sung by Chet Bake...

Bought by Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 12, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A one-hour program focusing on jazz singer and songwriter Peggy Lee. Great for Women's History Month!

Bought by WJSU, South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio, WNPR, Spokane Public Radio, and KGLT


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Helenboch, originally created by one of Georgia's first craft breweries, is getting a rebirth. Reported by Tim Dennis.

  • Added: Jun 12, 2017
  • Length: 13:26
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An hour-long special highlighting the music of Brazilian jazz singer Astrud Gilberto, known for such songs as "Corcovado (Quiet Nights of Quiet Sta...

Bought by Prairie Public and KAZU


  • Added: Jun 06, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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In this Valentine's Days Special, we'll meet Jo and Harvey. Tune in and hear how they met and married 58 years ago in California.

  • Added: Feb 08, 2016
  • Length: 06:11
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Roman historian Karen Acton explores the historical identities of Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra.

  • Added: Jan 04, 2016
  • Length: 14:58
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History of Thanksgiving celebration (bye bye Jack-O-Lantern)...

  • Added: Aug 16, 2015
  • Length: 02:31:19
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Often imitated, but never duplicated, the "Jucy Lucy" is a Minneapolis food favorite. In this piece, learn the backstory and true mark of this icon...

  • Added: Sep 28, 2014
  • Length: 03:58
Caption:  Floor in Raphael’s Stanza della Segnatura (library of Pope Julius II). The room signifies unity, and the Star of David which has 6 points represents also the six day creation story which is in the Christian Bible (of course), so there in the floor it
A walking tour of the Vatican's floors, which are frequently made from re-purposed bits of ancient history.

Bought by WABE and PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 02, 2014
  • Length: 03:16
  • Purchases: 2
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An Evening With Al Jolson

  • Added: Oct 20, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: U.S. Congressmen Charlie Rangel
The 2nd in a series of Conversation with the Newsmakers from around our region.

  • Added: Apr 21, 2013
  • Length: 21:11
Caption: Joe Bev hosts an hour of Django Reinhardt 78s., Credit: Lorie B. Kellogg
Joe Bev hosts an hour of 78 RPM records of Jazz guitar legend Django Reinhardt.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, Spokane Public Radio, and Radio New Zealand


  • Added: Feb 12, 2013
  • Length: 57:26
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Joe Bev hosts an hour of the funny side of 78 RPM Jazz, Credit: Lorie B. Kellogg
Joe Bev hosts an hour of 78 RPM Jazz with sense of humor, including Cab Calloway, The Mills Brothers, and Coon Sanders.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, Spokane Public Radio, and Radio New Zealand


  • Added: Feb 08, 2013
  • Length: 58:02
  • Purchases: 3
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Robert Jevne discusses his former love of the Chicago Cubs in a lighthearted tone and how their incessant losing seasons defeated his passion for b...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jan 24, 2013
  • Length: 02:27
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Segar Ellis
Ellis was first a jazz pianist and later jazz vocalist who recorded numerous sides with the Dorsey Brothers, Eddie Lang, Joe Venuti, and many other...

  • Added: Sep 21, 2012
  • Length: 58:54
Caption: Apollo Theater, Chicago, 1920s
It’s Windy Hear! But, in the late 1920s and early ‘40s, much of that wind was coming from the great horns of musicians like Ruben Reeves and Louis...

Bought by WDCB


  • Added: Jun 01, 2012
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Mr. Jones on the course, Credit: Mason Sand
A collection of sounds and voices from William Devine Golf course, one of America's oldest public courses, located in inner-city Boston in the hear...

  • Added: May 16, 2012
  • Length: 01:55