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March 17th marks Nat King Cole's centennial, and on this program, we chronicle his rise to stardom in the 1940s.

Bought by Troy Public Radio and WJSU


  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Singer Blossom Dearie could be coy, cute, heartbreaking funny, and intimate, and she exhibited all of it on her six albums for Verve Records in the...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Chuck Berry bw
A thirty minute tribute to the legendary Chuck Berry

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Mar 21, 2017
  • Length: 30:01
  • Purchases: 1
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A short talk with the artistic and executive directors and a current artist-in-residence at the 18th Street Arts Center in LA.

  • Added: Oct 20, 2016
  • Length: 06:34
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Elvis Presley loved the big sound of a symphony orchestra, but never got to perform with one - until now.

Bought by KPIK-LP, KTRL, KPIP-LP, WXXI, WFAE and more


  • Added: Oct 14, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Biohackers grow their own ink from soil-dwelling bacteria., Credit: La Paillasse
What does it mean to live in a world where biotech is done for and by the people? How long might it be until we are all growing our own ink, laund...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 06, 2015
  • Length: 07:15
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Oct 23, 2014
  • Length: 28:35
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In this episode, we explore songs about Ghosts, Monsters and Scary Things.

  • Added: Oct 06, 2014
  • Length: 10:00
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This episode deals with songs about birds or have bird(s) in the title or subject

  • Added: Jul 24, 2014
  • Length: 10:00
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What would it sound like if some of the classics of American music were recorded in Rio De Janeiro?

Bought by KAZU, KPIP-LP, KMXT, Louisville Public Media, Wyoming Public Radio and more


  • Added: May 30, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: Jimmy McNeill, owner of the Indian Pass Raw Bar, Credit: Tanner Latham
The Indian Pass Raw Bar is the anchor of the tiny community of Indian Pass in the Florida panhandle. It’s an institution in this part of the world ...

Bought by Troy Public Radio, Troy Public Radio, Georgia Public Broadcasting, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 07, 2014
  • Length: 07:25
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Les Thomas, legendary travel writer and storyteller, Credit: Tanner Latham
Les Thomas wrote his way across the South. His travel writing, for Texas newspapers, Southern Living magazine and beyond, has spanned over 45 year...

Bought by Troy Public Radio, Georgia Public Broadcasting, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 07, 2014
  • Length: 07:18
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Chef Roscoe Hall, Credit: Tanner Latham
In our food-obsessed culture, we likely never think about what's on the menu at an eating disorder clinic. A couple of gourmet chefs bring their in...

Bought by Troy Public Radio, Georgia Public Broadcasting, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 07, 2014
  • Length: 08:55
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Babara Nottingham, Credit: Tanner Latham
Barbara Nottingham has been running the Happy Hollow Gift Shop in Medicine Park, Oklahoma, for almost 40 years. Its live rattlesnakes and abundance...

Bought by KOSU, Troy Public Radio, Georgia Public Broadcasting, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 07, 2014
  • Length: 07:44
  • Purchases: 4
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: New Zealand contemporary dance troupe Black Grace. (Artistic Direction: Neil Ieremia; , Credit: Photography: Duncan Cole
If you’ve ever seen New Zealand’s All Blacks rugby team, you know something about the Haka. It’s the traditional Maori warrior dance they use as a ...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 02, 2013
  • Length: 05:34
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Luis & Luisa Quintero of Luis' Tacqueria in Woodburn, OR, Credit:  Photo by Richard Jensen
Throughout the West, historic discriminatory laws have excluded people of color from settling and owning property. Because of that, many Western st...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and XRAY.fm


  • Added: Jul 02, 2013
  • Length: 06:18
  • Purchases: 2
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This is the second part of my Bon Appetit series celebrating the life and legacy of my friend and mentor Julia Child whose 100th birthday would hav...

  • Added: Jan 29, 2013
  • Length: 20:43
Caption: Gleeful Barbarians, Credit: Sarah Boothroyd
Gleeful Barbarians features very silly noises, nearly-indecipherable toddler chitchat, and 27 different ways a two-year-old can say 'no.'

Bought by KHSU, PRX Remix, and KUT


  • Added: Oct 02, 2012
  • Length: 05:42
  • 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
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Walter Donaldson should be one of the most recognizable composers of the 20th century with songs like "Yes, Sir, That's My Baby," and "Love Me, Or ...

  • Added: Dec 27, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
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We think of the Great Lakes today as a great place to play on the beach, to swim, to go fishing. But those huge, beautiful lakes are changing. The ...

Bought by Louisville Public Media


  • Added: Sep 02, 2011
  • Length: 53:30
  • Purchases: 1
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"Bom Tempo" or "Good Time" with Sergio Mendes and friends.

Bought by KFOK-LPFM, WCAI / WNAN, KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA, KUMD, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm and more


  • Added: Aug 24, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
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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
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Ideal for broadcast around July 4th: America's founders knew their democracy required informed citizens, but is quality journalism now threatened b...

Bought by KAZU, KVSC, WBEZ, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WFHB and more


  • Added: Jun 11, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 14