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America's top session drummer for over 50 years is honored in a music-filled hour from music historian Paul Ingles.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, WRGY, KSRQ, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, KGLT and more


  • Added: Mar 12, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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More jazz eulogies for departed jazz musicians, in honor of Memorial Day weekend.

  • Added: May 16, 2017
  • Length: 59:02
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It was a classic New Orleans ad hoc lunch at the corner bar, three hours of talk, laugh, drink, eat and repeat. Bar owner, Donna and Charlie plus ...

  • Added: Mar 05, 2017
  • Length: 03:24:04
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Produced the day after Leon Russell's death on November 13, 2016, music host Paul Ingles plays some spectacular Leon Russell performances and revie...

Bought by WAMC, Wyoming Public Radio, WVPE, KMSU, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Nov 14, 2016
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 19
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A tribute to singer/songwriting legend Leonard Cohen who passed away November 7, 2016 at the age of 82.

Bought by Wyoming Public Radio, WUTC, KRCB-FM "Radio 91", KVMR, KMSU and more


  • Added: Nov 11, 2016
  • Length: 58:52
  • Purchases: 21
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Music host Paul Ingles continues his appreciation of Prince, the legendary musician who died April 21, 2016 at the age of 57. NPR Music's Ann Powe...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, WJAB, KZYX, WMNF, WVAS and more


  • Added: Apr 22, 2016
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: The outdoor observation deck on the Foshay Tower in Minneapolis, MN., Credit: Noel Clark
The skyline of the Twin Cities in the 1920’s and 30’s was an ever-changing sight. Buildings like the Foshay Tower, the Ramsey County Courthouse and...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio and KSRQ


  • Added: Jan 28, 2015
  • Length: 28:06
  • Purchases: 2
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Music host Paul Ingles presents 10 memorable performances from Joe Cocker, who died December 22, 2014 of lung cancer after a career that spanned 50...

Bought by WFAE, KMUW, XRAY.fm, KBRP Community Radio, WMMT and more


  • Added: Dec 22, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 16
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Friday afternoon, June 7, 2014. A judge overturns Wisconsin’s gay marriage ban. In Madison, the Dane County clerk announces his office will stay op...

Bought by XRAY.fm and KHSU


  • Added: Aug 11, 2014
  • Length: 04:07
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Shake it!, Credit: Oz Lang
A tender look at two modern photo technologies - Polaroid and digital photography - and the human and visual connections we make with them.

Bought by WYSO, WCBE, Oregon Public Broadcasting, KGOU, South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio and more


  • Added: Apr 18, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 20
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Across the Tracks: A Route 66 Story chronicles the history and peoples of America’s most famous and best-loved road. Produced by David Dunaway and...

Bought by KUER


  • Added: Apr 07, 2014
  • Length: 58:02
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Eudora Welty, New Haven, CT, 1974, Credit: William Ferris
Eudora Welty was one of the South’s most beloved writers, and her fiction is still a study in detail and dialogue and wit. Her settings were often ...

Bought by Troy Public Radio and Georgia Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Jan 17, 2014
  • Length: 13:47
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Christmas tree on a cold and windy night., Credit: Raymond Shobe
Contemporary musical settings of two Christmas Eve miracles and modern adaptations of ancient Christmas texts. Perfect for the Christmas season.

Bought by KRPS, KRPS, and KTXK


  • Added: Dec 18, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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A panel of music writers and Lou Reed fans sample the late musician's catalog through the years and suggest what made him important to the history ...

Bought by KUCB, Red River Radio Network, WYSO, Spokane Public Radio, WNTI.ORG-Internet Radio from Centenary University and more


  • Added: Nov 01, 2013
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 19
Caption: pork walk, Credit: archive
Passions for food and music shine through the nation of Catalunya.The traditional, the innovative, the very local and the trans-Mediterranian fusio...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2013
  • Length: 01:00:00
Caption: Richie Havens
Folk singing legend Richie Havens died Monday, April 22nd, 2013 at the age of 72 of a sudden heart attack. In this excerpt from the documentary Ba...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2013
  • Length: 05:20
Caption: Olga Colon., Credit: Photo by Emon Hassan, courtesy of Narratively.
Olga Colon, 86, of Manhattan's Lower East Side, arrived in New York City -- from Puerto Rico -- when she was 18 years old. Over the years Colon ma...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 18, 2013
  • Length: 02:08
  • Purchases: 1
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On September 3rd our castaway was Ruby Simkoff, who since 1990 has been one of the most recognized voices on WMPG Radio in Portland, Maine. Ruby ho...

  • Added: Sep 09, 2012
  • Length: 01:22:44
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Human Interest: A man tries to come to terms with the fact he is no longer in the coveted 18 to 49 year old advertising demographic.

  • Added: Aug 08, 2012
  • Length: 04:37
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An hour-long program of Latin love songs and commentary, hosted by Grammy-winning soprano Sylvia McNair.

  • Added: Feb 07, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
Caption: Sakae Nakamura at age 75., Credit: Ross Chambless
A story of language and chance meetings.

  • Added: Nov 18, 2011
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Audrey, John and Paul Ingles
[NOTE: Although this version may be broadcast, there are no breaks in it and is primarily intended for online listening. The 59:00 and 54:00 versi...

Bought by KCSM


  • Added: May 16, 2011
  • Length: 01:17:45
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Audrey Ingles, John Ingles Sr., Paul Ingles
Radio producer Paul Ingles sits down with his WW II veteran Dad to hear about the music his father feels has been essential to his appreciation of ...

Bought by KMXT, WESM 91.3 FM, WFAE, WNMU-FM, WEKU and more


  • Added: May 13, 2011
  • Length: 58:51
  • Purchases: 40
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Mary talks about paddling all the lakes in Itasca County, all 1,007 of them.

  • Added: Aug 04, 2010
  • Length: 10:47
Caption: Radio Rookie Sunnie Hwang with Producer Czerina Patel
For the first time, Radio Rookies presents an hour-long special, “Growing Up, Getting By”, hosted by WNYC reporter and Radio Rookies founder Marian...

Bought by KSFR, WHRV, KUT, WNPR, KUNM and more


  • Added: Nov 10, 2009
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6