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Caption: Inmates at LBJ
During the war in Vietnam, there was a notorious American military prison on the outskirts of Saigon called Long Binh Jail. But LBJ wasn’t for capt...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 11, 2018
  • Length: 18:19
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dorohy Cotton
Dr. Dorothy Cotton, one of Martin Luther King's top colleagues in the civil rights movement, passed away at her home in Ithica, New York, Sunday, J...

  • Added: Jun 11, 2018
  • Length: 29:01
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The disputed origin story of one of the 20th century’s most important inventions.

Bought by KFCF FM


  • Added: Apr 23, 2018
  • Length: 30:06
  • Purchases: 1
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Garbage Truck, pick up day, late afternoon... as the truck fades away in the distance, sounds from the the natural environment fade in, taking over...

  • Added: Mar 05, 2018
  • Length: 08:28
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Freight train off of US1, St. Augustine, FL. Recorded while driving in the car, window down, mic following along. Late afternoon. January 2017. EQ...

  • Added: Mar 05, 2018
  • Length: 01:04
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Landscape Ambience: a southern toad (buffo terrestris) singing solo over a chorus of toads and frogs that erupted after 3 weeks of rainfall. Northe...

  • Added: Mar 05, 2018
  • Length: 02:14
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Landscape Ambience: 11:45 pm, a chorus of toads and frogs erupted after 3 weeks of rainfall. St. Augustine, Northeast Florida. Original clip. EQ,...

  • Added: Mar 05, 2018
  • Length: 11:47
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Field recording of Hurricane Irma just as it was hitting St. Augustine, FL.

  • Added: Mar 05, 2018
  • Length: 05:20
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In the early 1970’s, author Studs Terkel went around the country with a reel-to-reel tape recorder interviewing people about their jobs. The result...

Bought by Troy Public Radio, WITF, KUT, KSUT, KZYX and more


  • Added: Aug 13, 2017
  • Length: 54:59
  • Purchases: 45
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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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The sounds of: insects (crickets? cicadas?) Evening, 7pm, warm, comfortable, windy. St Augustine, FL. *No effects, only EQ for wind noise.

  • Added: Feb 01, 2017
  • Length: :38
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Join Political Junkie Ken Rudin for a review of many great moments from the history of televised presidential debates, with commentary from several...

Bought by KGOU, KSUT, WJSU, WRVO Public Media, Spokane Public Radio and more


  • Added: Sep 15, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 15
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Join Political Junkie Ken Rudin on a journey through political history as we revisit memorable and historic moments from national party conventions...

Bought by WFAE, MPR News Stations, KVSC, WCAI / WNAN, XRAY.fm and more


  • Added: Jul 14, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 11
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On Good Friday, thousands of pilgrims walk from across New Mexico to the little church El Santuario de Chimayo. Hear the story of this legendary s...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2016
  • Length: 01:34:59
Caption: Pierre Boulez, Credit: New York Philharmonic Archives
Critic at large, Andrew Patner shares an exclusive interview from 2009 with the legendary Pierre Boulez, Helen Regenstein conductor emeritus of th...

Bought by WDPR, KOWS, KDX Worldround Radio, KGUA, KUAF Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 06, 2016
  • Length: 58:52
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: The WGSP "Prisoner of Rock 'n' Roll" Album
An oral history of WGSP - a 5,000 watt daytime only AM radio station that, in early 1985, transformed itself from a dismally-rated "moldie oldies" ...

  • Added: Dec 15, 2015
  • Length: 02:20:10
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Music from San Antonio to New Orleans as the "Gulf Coast Sound." Often coming from Huey Meaux's Crazy Cajun record label but there is a audio conn...

Bought by KPIP-LP and KRZA


  • Added: Sep 20, 2015
  • Length: 02:50:03
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Oliver Sacks
On December 4, 1985 Studs sat down with famed neurologist and author Oliver Sacks. Although the interview was supposed to center on his newest publ...

Bought by WJFF, KCMJ Community Radio, WCAI / WNAN, KPIP-LP, KVNF and more


  • Added: Aug 31, 2015
  • Length: 01:22:29
  • Purchases: 6
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New Orleanians were not keen on last week's media-contangion to "regurgitate" their Hurricane Katrina stories on the ten-year anniversary of the st...

  • Added: Aug 30, 2015
  • Length: 02:52:13
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Born to Live is Studs Terkel’s remarkable Prix Italia-winning audio collage program (produced with Jim Unrath) that first aired in 1962 and serves ...

Bought by WCQS, WCAI / WNAN, WTJU, WRIR, XRAY.fm and more


  • Added: May 09, 2014
  • Length: 56:45
  • Purchases: 6
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Friends and family talk about the life and music of Harry Nilsson

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, Prairie Public, KPVL, WCAI / WNAN, KBYS 88.3 FM and more


  • Added: Aug 19, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: World War II graves at Arlington National Cemetary, Credit: L. Sponsler
An objective, entertaining, and respectful music/sound chronicle of America’s war history starting with the Civil War, which spurred the eventual c...

Bought by WRFA-LP, KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA, KCNP, WJFF, KUCB and more


  • Added: Mar 19, 2013
  • Length: 01:55:18
  • Purchases: 50
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Highlights from Elvis' one and only appearance in New York City.

Bought by KMXT, KPVL, KFOK-LPFM, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, WMMT and more


  • Added: Dec 05, 2012
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 7
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
Caption: Art Hodes
Some of the earliest Blue Note recording sessions featured the trumpet of Sidney DeParis, clarinet of Edmund Hall, and piano of Art Hodes. They ca...

  • Added: Sep 14, 2012
  • Length: 58:52