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Optional Hour Two of the lively special spotlighting Elton John's early work from 8 remarkable albums released in three years from 1970- 1973. Spec...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and KVMR


  • Added: May 26, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Award-Winning Producer Paul Ingles explores The Beatles landmark REVOLVER album in depth, talking with historians, musicians, music critics, and fa...

Bought by KUPR low power FM and KSJE


  • Added: Jul 01, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Hour 2 of a celebration and exploration of "Blood on the Tracks," the Bob Dylan album voted his best in a Rolling Stone magazine fan survey. Music ...

Bought by KUPR low power FM, KOSU, KSRQ, and KSJE


  • Added: Mar 19, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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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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The remarkable and varied performing career of Linda Ronstadt is explored by a panel of her friends, music writers, musicians and fans. Plus archi...

Bought by Louisville Public Media, Red River Radio Network, Wyoming Public Radio, WXXI, WVPE and more


  • Added: Aug 31, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 12
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Interview with all four members of the Doors: The Late Jim Morrison & Ray Manzarek as well as surviving members Robbie Krieger & John Densmore talk...

Bought by Prairie Public, KGLT, and KSRQ


  • Added: Aug 30, 2017
  • Length: 57:52
  • Purchases: 3
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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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An hour-long program of classic jazz, presenting the second of a two-part program exploring the life and music of Thelonious Monk, with special gue...

Bought by South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio and KGLT


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 2
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An hourlong program of classic jazz, presenting the first of a two-part program exploring the life and music of Thelonious Monk, with special guest...

Bought by South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio and KGLT


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 2
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An hour-long program of classic jazz, featuring musical tributes to the so-called “Black Metropolis,” including Duke Ellington’s “Harlem,” Roy Eldr...

Bought by Radio New Zealand, 90.5 WSNC, WUCF, and WCPN


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 4
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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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n this episode of For the Record, Tom and Julian look at one man's version of how Jazz began and go behind the scenes of the original cast recordin...

  • Added: Nov 10, 2016
  • Length: 59:59
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In this episode of For the Record, Tom and Julian go behind the scenes of the Houston Grand Opera's 1976 recording of Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess. Th...

Bought by WNMU-FM


  • Added: Nov 10, 2016
  • Length: 59:58
  • Purchases: 1
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Two sampler clips for the long-form special (NOW AVAILABLE AT PRX) from award-winning Beatles' history producer Paul Ingles to mark the December 3r...

  • Added: Oct 20, 2015
  • Length: 10:03
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Even casual conversations have surprisingly musical qualities. Linguist Brett Hyde delves into the rhythms behind language and the principles that ...

  • Added: May 08, 2014
  • Length: 12:30
Caption: The Flatlanders, Credit: Courtesy of New West Records
The rediscovery of recordings lost for 40 years in West Texas rewrites a chapter in American music history. In this hour long radio special "The L...

Bought by CBC Inside the Music, KGLT, and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Aug 15, 2012
  • Length: 55:51
  • Purchases: 3
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Carole King's iconic career as a singer, songwriter, and pianist extraordinaire is celebrated with a two-part two-hour special.

Bought by WXXI, Prairie Public, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KFOK-LPFM, KGLT and more


  • Added: Apr 11, 2012
  • Length: 59:09
  • Purchases: 20
Caption: Fletcher Henderson
Bandleader, pianist, composer and arranger Fletcher Henderson is little remembered today in spite of the fact he set the foundation for the corners...

  • Added: Dec 18, 2011
  • Length: 58:58
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One-hour special traces how Bob Dylan hastened the end of Tin Pan Alley.

Bought by KPIP-LP, KVSC, Prairie Public, KPIK-LP, KFAI and more


  • Added: Oct 06, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 30
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A two-hour special that chronologically follows The Beatles through 1969 and 1970 as they record their final tracks, struggle with their company, s...

Bought by KMUZ, WAMU, Radio New Zealand, MPR News Stations, WUMB and more


  • Added: Nov 18, 2009
  • Length: 01:58:01
  • Purchases: 24
Caption: Producer Joe Bevilacqua at Kerrville, Credit: Lorie Kellogg
A one hour documentary, a 9-minute "All Things Considered" feature and ten short modules about the longest running open air festival in the country...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE and KUT-HD


  • Added: May 12, 2009
  • Length: 01:44:58
  • Purchases: 2
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African American Women's Reflections on Hip-Hop

  • Added: Feb 08, 2009
  • Length: 27:10
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Beatle fans and musicians gather to re-experience The Beatles' top-selling album, which came to be known as The White Album.

Bought by Louisville Public Media, KMSU, Prairie Public, Prairie Public, WCAI / WNAN and more


  • Added: Oct 15, 2008
  • Length: 02:57:04
  • Purchases: 16
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Portrait of the musical life of Lake Michigan's Beaver Island

Bought by WFIU, KXOT Public Radio, and KSJD


  • Added: Aug 20, 2008
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 3
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A short profile with Big Chief Bo Dollis and keyboardist Willie Tee of the Mardi Gras classic "New Suit."

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and WNCU


  • Added: Jan 18, 2008
  • Length: 04:56
  • Purchases: 2