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The musical journey of Emmylou Harris is to be explored in this one or two hour special from music documentarian Paul Ingles. 8:30 preview not for...

  • Added: Aug 09, 2019
  • Length: 08:28
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America in the 1920s: Wall Street was on the rise, cops were on the take, jazz was in the air, and alcohol had been banished—but it certainly hadn’...

Bought by KAZU and Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 22, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 2
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We’ll hear some McPartland recordings with a special emphasis on her own compositions, as well as excerpts from a 1975 interview in which she talks...

  • Added: Feb 21, 2019
  • Length: 59:04
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FATS DOMINO, the pioneering rock 'n' roll legend, passed away Tuesday, October 24 of natural causes at the age of 89. Music historian and document...

Bought by Troy Public Radio, WYSO, KCSM, WCAI / WNAN, KUCB and more


  • Added: Oct 26, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 15
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A program about Louis Armstrong’s mid-career years, in which he led the small-group All-Stars, scored chart hits with pop ballads, and became a Col...

  • Added: Jul 06, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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Music historian Paul Ingles hosts a panel of other music writers and fans remembering the musical legacy of Gregg Allman, who died May 27, 2017 at ...

Bought by WAMC, KMSU, WXXI, KKWE Niijii Radio, KGLT and more


  • Added: May 30, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 12
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Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and multiple Grammy winner Bonnie Raitt talks with Paul Ingles about her life and career in this extended interview.

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, KGLT, KSUT, and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Feb 07, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Perfect for Memorial Day, the Fourth of July, or Veterans Day! An hour-long program of jazz and popular song... It was one of the greatest jazz o...

Bought by WVAS, KHNS, WVAS, West Virginia Public Broadcasting, WXAV 88.3FM and more


  • Added: Jan 30, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 18
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An hour-long program of classic jazz, exploring the orgins of "hip."

Bought by South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio, KHNS, and Radio New Zealand


  • Added: Jun 09, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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An hour-long program of classic jazz music, in which JazzWax blogger and Wall Street Journal music writer Marc Myers discusses his book about how c...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and Radio New Zealand


  • Added: Sep 09, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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The fourth and final installment of the Jazz Crossroads of America series. In the 1960s universities began to establish jazz education programs, an...

Bought by Northeast Indiana Public Radio, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, and WPTC


  • Added: Oct 02, 2012
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Billie Holiday
Billie Holiday once said, "No two people on earth are alike, and it's got to be that way in music or it isn't music." In a recent Views and Brews f...

Bought by WESM 91.3 FM and WJSU


  • Added: Sep 27, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 2
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Part 3 in the Jazz Crossroads of America series. The National Road is also a metaphor for the exodus of talented jazz musicians from Indiana in the...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2012
  • Length: 59:02
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Episode 1 of “Jazz Crossroads of America,” a special four-part series on the history of Indiana jazz. King Oliver, Louis Armstrong, Bix Beiderbeck...

  • Added: Sep 10, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
Caption: Karl Jenkins, Credit: www.karljenkins.com
A music historian tells stories about how classical composers have been influenced by the threat of war and the hope for peace in their works. Mus...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI and KUNM


  • Added: Oct 20, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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New one-hour radio special dedicated to Cuba's musical diaspora, and its rich heritage that continues through its most prominent exiled artists.

Bought by KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WGBH Radio Boston, KMUW, WFIU and more


  • Added: Aug 31, 2007
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
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After 8 years away from live performance, Elvis Presley made up for lost time.

Bought by WGZS, KPIK-LP, KMXT, Panhandle Community Radio, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Jul 30, 2007
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
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An inside look at the rise of Elvis Presley from a young boy to an American Icon.

Bought by Prairie Public, KZUM, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KSRQ, KAAD-LP and more


  • Added: Jul 30, 2007
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 23