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In the historic city of Magdeburg, Germany, there is a Johnny Cash themed country music festival called Nashville Days – complete with corndogs and...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2019
  • Length: 28:01
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In the late 1960s, young musicians such as The Free Spirits, the Fourth Way, and other now-forgotten fusioneers made the first attempts to blend ja...

  • Added: Feb 22, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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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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In the 1950s jazz artists discovered a new venue for their performances that took them far away from smoky nightclubs and into the halls of the aca...

Bought by WJAB


  • Added: Feb 22, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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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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Singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell was at the peak of her commercial success in the mid-1970s when she began to take her music in a jazz-oriented dire...

  • Added: Feb 21, 2019
  • Length: 59:03
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As the 1990s brought the 20th century to a close, women musicians continued to increase their visibility in the jazz world and to erode the notion ...

  • Added: Feb 21, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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A decade that saw female artists making further inroads into the male-dominated world of jazz.

  • Added: Feb 21, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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Slave spirituals were often improvisations upon older hymns that became entirely new songs, and in some ways they foreshadow the birth of American ...

Bought by WJAB


  • Added: Feb 21, 2019
  • Length: 59:03
  • Purchases: 1
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The Oscar-nominated movie Green Book has stirred interest in the life and music of pianist Don Shirley, whose approach defied definition as he drew...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 11, 2019
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 1
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Stories about We The People, pushing back, in the pursuit of a better America.

Bought by KWIT, KICI, and KWTF community radio for Sonoma County


  • Added: Jan 22, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 3
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Part two of our conversation with Stewart O'Nan, the author of 20 plus books including EMILY, ALONE and LAST NIGHT AT THE LOBSTER, examines his st...

  • Added: Dec 05, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Cover of Denver Post Editorial Page on April 7th, 2018, Credit: Chicago Tribune
A look into the fall of the Denver Post, the impact it's had on the Colorado News Market and the future of reporting in the state.

  • Added: Nov 20, 2018
  • Length: 13:16
Caption: Sounds Jewish, Credit: Mississippi Public Broadcasting
As we continue to mourn the 11 Jews murdered in a Pittsburgh synagogue. Tune in to the next "Sounds Jewish" for songs of remembrance and strength.

Bought by WJFF and KICI


  • Added: Nov 01, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This episode of A New York Minute In History explores the Women’s Rights Movement from the Seneca Falls Convention in Central New York in 1848 to e...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2018
  • Length: 59:29
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eTown’s PurpleState Episode 1, We the Purple, explores the structural, historical, and cultural forces that have contributed to political division ...

Bought by KVNF


  • Added: Oct 07, 2018
  • Length: 57:58
  • Purchases: 1
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Once you forget the struggle, you won’t appreciate where you are.

  • Added: Jul 31, 2018
  • Length: 04:15
Caption: Fernando Castro and Carol Fernandez  from Amapolay, Credit: AMapolay Facebook
This is an interview with artists Carol Fernandez and Fernando Castro of Amapolay Manufacturas Autonomas who are currently being featured in an exh...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2018
  • Length: 29:01
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It wasn't until the 1980s that music featured anger. Some would say that introduction was liberating and progressive. That the anti-war music was...

  • Added: May 30, 2018
  • Length: 03:39:09
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Join us in celebrating the culture of Mexico this Cinco de Mayo. Gabriela Castalán visits relatives in Mexico City, tours the home of renowned Mexi...

Bought by Prairie Public


  • Added: Apr 28, 2018
  • Length: 59:56
  • Purchases: 1
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National Poetry Month continues with this special reading by Kansas Poets Laureate, Past & Present. In part one, the current holder of the post, Ke...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Apr 18, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Fandango
The most Spanish of Spanish songs and dances: the Fandango, as heard through classical interpretations by Soler, Granados, Boccherini, Vives, Mozar...

Bought by KPIP-LP, GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, KWAX, WXXI and more


  • Added: Apr 03, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 10
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I always equated boxing with "manhood" until the boxer Emile Griffith proved that decency is the path to "manhood." Emile had a more dramatic stor...

  • Added: Mar 05, 2018
  • Length: 02:49:23
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This week The Rough Draft Diaries will take a brief break in its line of connections to give you the opportunity to meet Amanda Lucidon. During Bar...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Feb 26, 2018
  • Length: 06:18
  • Purchases: 1
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Take a trip down memory lane as Smart Talk celebrates Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood’s 50th Anniversary.

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, WSKG, 90.5 WESA, and WPSU


  • Added: Feb 21, 2018
  • Length: 51:58
  • Purchases: 4