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We can fall deeply, madly in love with late-night radio. This doesn't happen with any of the visual mediums. Never with a screen. Thing is, radi...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2017
  • Length: 02:50:05
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Vol. 1, No. 7 A moment of transformation from the Passacaglia movement of Symphony No. 5 in D Major by Ralph Vaughan Williams (1938).

  • Added: Jun 30, 2017
  • Length: 10:34
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The closing strains of the third movement of Schumann's Piano Quartet express introspection.

  • Added: Jun 15, 2017
  • Length: 08:21
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For those of a certain age, the start of summer isn't about going to the beach because a life's worth of hamburgers means never again wearing a bat...

  • Added: May 30, 2017
  • Length: 28:15
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Chess Records' first release was a disastrous Tibbs Brother song expressing displeasure with the then recently deceased racist Mississippi Governor...

  • Added: May 01, 2017
  • Length: 01:08:20
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'The Hayride' Program 56 (2 Hours)

Bought by WPCA-LP and WPCA-LP


  • Added: Dec 04, 2016
  • Length: 02:00:01
  • Purchases: 2
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Bill Frisell was heavily influenced by surf rock and space travel. Hear him in his own words tell you his origin story. Lots of great music in this...

  • Added: Oct 20, 2016
  • Length: 12:15
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Neil Young, the desert and Donald Trump.

  • Added: Jul 26, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
Caption: Mike Marley with his old friend Muhammad Ali and Mike's former employer Don King.
Interrupting my Saturday night music radio show with some words about Muhammad Ali who passed earlier in the day. Ali's impact on me as an 8th gra...

  • Added: Jun 07, 2016
  • Length: 46:15
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Frank Sinatra turns 100 on Dec 12. A tribute from a brainy broad who learned to love him, Her Way.

  • Added: Nov 06, 2015
  • Length: 03:20
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Law student and former go-go dancer, Armando Torres' Song Story recalls a time when he was a god above all, transmitting his energy from a box in t...

  • Added: Oct 11, 2015
  • Length: 06:15
Caption: Antarctic explorers discover a creature in a cavern, Credit: Astounding Tales, February 1936
On the 35th Anniversary of Alien, "The Icy Winds of Lovecraft" looks at how Alien and John Carpenter's The Thing were both influenced by the strang...

  • Added: Oct 08, 2014
  • Length: :58
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Behind the scenes and before the downbeat… join concert pianist and host Lara Downes backstage in the Green Room for a look into the real lives of ...

  • Added: Sep 03, 2014
  • Length: 20:10
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I get to interview Progressive Rock guitar god Steve Howe, which musically transports me back to the 1970s when I first heard his band YES as a tee...

  • Added: Apr 16, 2014
  • Length: 06:53
Caption: Willie Nelson with Norah Jones and Sheryl Crow
Dolly Parton, Norah Jones, Rosanne Cash, Emmylou Harris and more great female singers share their insightful, deeply personal stories about Willie ...

Bought by KPIP-LP, KISU, WNTI.ORG-Internet Radio from Centenary University, KAZU, KSUT and more


  • Added: Oct 07, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Hosted by Raymond McCullough, in Belfast, Northern Ireland: with music from: Mactalla Mor, Makke, Contea, Keys2Eden, John Batdorf, ‘Eden Mi Qedem...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2012
  • Length: 29:31
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On April 27th, 2012, I stood on the banks of the Hudson River in NYC.. and watched Space Shuttle Enterprise make a fly-by, strapped to the back of...

  • Added: May 04, 2012
  • Length: 57:37
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Intimate acoustic set by Rosanne Cash and her husband, John Leventhal in their living room (aka Zone C). Includes exclusive live recordings of son...

Bought by KOSU, NPR Illinois, New Hampshire Public Radio, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE and more


  • Added: Nov 21, 2011
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Archival Paul Simon interviews from various moments of his career are intertwined to show the evolution of his creative process. Hosted by Rita Ho...

Bought by WKMS, KBYS 88.3 FM, KISU, North State Public Radio, WETS and more


  • Added: Oct 17, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 12
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Brand new one-hour special features exclusive Sting interview looking back on music from his solo career.

Bought by KPVL, WUKY, Prairie Public, CBC Inside the Music, WAMC and more


  • Added: Sep 30, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Morgan Freeman, Bill Luckett, and Steve Azar, Credit: Shutter That! Photography
In conjunction with the Little Rock Film Festival, our Delta Music Show features Arkansas blues musician Jim Mize, Mississippi native and Ride Reco...

Bought by WMMT and KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Jun 02, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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I am a documentarian, chronicling the lives of performing musicians. As a writer, I am obligated to put their words to paper. As a story-teller, I ...

  • Added: May 08, 2011
  • Length: 41:49
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I am a documentarian, chronicling the lives of performing musicians. As a writer, I am obligated to put their words to paper. As a story-teller, I ...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: May 07, 2011
  • Length: 42:23
  • Purchases: 1
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Commemorate Chinese New Year with Music and Words

  • Added: Jan 26, 2011
  • Length: 59:01
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WAMU's Bluegrass Country presents a Father's Day Special - Me & Dad

  • Added: Oct 12, 2009
  • Length: 23:00