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Caption: Still Hope, Credit: Daniel Johnston
Celebrating more of those that we lost in the past year with tributes remixed from the cutting room floor of 2019

  • Added: Dec 27, 2019
  • Length: 59:33
Caption: Hal Prince & Stephen Sondheim
A short tribute to the late Prince of Broadway with music from many of the shows he produced and directed with interview clips and memories of a tr...

  • Added: Aug 07, 2019
  • Length: 29:15
Caption: Composer and pianist Isaac Albéniz
Isaac Albéniz was one of the most outstanding personalities in Spain's musical history. On this edition of "The Spanish Hour," we explore the life ...

Bought by 'The Sea', GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, KWAX, KVNO and more


  • Added: Feb 26, 2019
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 20
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A retrospective of another troubling year featuring the marches, the elections, the shootings, bombings and all the fake news, mixed with the music...

Bought by KUNM, 'The Sea', KRCB-FM "Radio 91", KMXT, KISU and more


  • Added: Dec 21, 2018
  • Length: 59:49
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: The Queen of Soul
Soulful mix for one of best singers ever---Aretha Franklin

Bought by KCSM and KRZA


  • Added: Aug 16, 2018
  • Length: 59:16
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Julius Lester
Celebrating two radio legends who passed through Pacifica radio station WBAI in New York City in the seventies on their way to greater glory- I was...

  • Added: Jan 21, 2018
  • Length: 59:36
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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 Prairie Public, KSUT, WYSO, KVMR, WXXI and more


  • Added: Aug 31, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 18
Caption: Albert Einstein-Refugee, Credit: David Art
Hear the sounds of The Resistance, from airports, border crossings, street protests and refugees from around the globe mixed with new music, powerf...

  • Added: Feb 01, 2017
  • Length: 01:55:59
Caption: Scotty Moore with Elivis
This special mix features another gathering of the many artists, actors, musicians, comedians and celebrities who left us in 2016--from Muhammad Al...

Bought by KVMR


  • Added: Dec 23, 2016
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 1
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A lively ride through the story of the soul star’s all-too-brief career but long-enduring legacy. We’ll hear from other musicians, music writers, ...

Bought by KUHF, WCAI / WNAN, Red River Radio Network, WXXI, WYSO and more


  • Added: Nov 16, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 22
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To spotlight The Beatles' landmark album RUBBER SOUL, producer Paul Ingles presents another in his acclaimed series of specials on Beatles' history...

Bought by KZYX, KREV-LP, New Hampshire Public Radio, WVPE, KUOW and more


  • Added: Nov 15, 2015
  • Length: 01:47:58
  • Purchases: 11
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To spotlight The Beatles' landmark album RUBBER SOUL, producer Paul Ingles presents another in his acclaimed series of specials on Beatles' history...

Bought by WAMC, KZYX, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, WMPG, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Nov 15, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:57
  • Purchases: 29
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Author Stanley Booth recounts little-known tales from the night before the Altamont Free Concert (December 6, 1969), when Booth accompanied Mick Ja...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2014
  • Length: 27:44
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A celebration and exploration of "Blood on the Tracks," the Bob Dylan album voted his best in a Rolling Stone magazine fan survey. Music writers, ...

Bought by KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA, WYSO, NPR Illinois, KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA, WCAI / WNAN and more


  • Added: Nov 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:52:55
  • Purchases: 8

  • Added: Oct 23, 2014
  • Length: 28:35
Caption: Pete Seeger
Tribute to legendary singer-songwriter, political activist and environmentalist Pete Seeger featuring interviews, music and stories from a life far...

Bought by KGLT, RadioFreePalmer, and Wyoming Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 28, 2014
  • Length: 59:18
  • Purchases: 3
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: Russell Means
Additional tribute mix of more incredible people who left us in 2012--legacies that will continue to inspire...part two of A Shortcut through 2012

  • Added: Dec 30, 2012
  • Length: 29:26
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In this second hour of the program celebrating the work of musician Ringo Starr, the focus is on the songs Ringo Starr sang as a member of The Beat...

Bought by KVLU, WMNF, KXOT Public Radio, KRCB-FM "Radio 91", KMUN and more


  • Added: Jun 12, 2010
  • Length: 59:56
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: The Beatles: Let It Be, Credit: Apple Records
Music writers, musicians and fans offer a track-by-track assessment of the 12th and last official Beatles album, LET IT BE, released in May of 1970.

Bought by Prairie Public, WAMC, MPR News Stations, WAMC, Spokane Public Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 31, 2010
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 16
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The incredible story of a lost chapter of music history...and the equally incredible songs now rediscovered.

Bought by KGLT, Marfa Public Radio, and KXOT Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 12, 2010
  • Length: 56:34
  • Purchases: 3
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A 3-part chronological profile of Dylan's career from the early 1960's until his most recent work. Each part has a :60 intro and 2 segments of app...

  • Added: Nov 25, 2009
  • Length: 02:49:42
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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 KSKA, KCNP, KMUZ, WAMU, Radio New Zealand and more


  • Added: Nov 18, 2009
  • Length: 01:58:01
  • Purchases: 26
Caption: The King of Pop
A tribute mix to the "King of Pop" who changed and shocked the world over his short fifty years in front of us all.

  • Added: Jun 26, 2009
  • Length: 28:23
Caption: John Lennon + Yoko Ono at Montreal Bed-in (1969), Credit: Ivor Sharp (c) Yoko Ono
In 1969, musician John Lennon and his wife, performance artist Yoko Ono, were among the most high profile peace advocates on the planet. We'll spot...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI and KVNF


  • Added: Jun 22, 2009
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 2