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Caption: That's me, compliments of Andy Kerr
Substituting for California girl, Peggy Lou, so just songs about the idea fo "California."

  • Added: Nov 27, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:35
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Substituting for Peggy Lou after I cancelled Hurricane Nate. Trying to mimic her light touch and California sensibilities ...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2017
  • Length: 01:31:37
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Band Box Records was a 1950's rarity, a woman-owned recording business. More exceptional, Vicki Morosan was a Romanian immigrant making a daily be...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2017
  • Length: 02:39:22
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The reciprocal of a "theatrical musical" where music suddenly interrupts the story line, a "radio musical" has the story line suddenly interrupted ...

  • Added: Sep 19, 2017
  • Length: 20:55
Caption: From the Theater District (of Your Mind)
In a theatrical musical, songs break out during the story line. In a radio musical, a story line breaks out during a set of music. In the radio...

  • Added: Sep 12, 2017
  • Length: 29:38
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An Afterglow Christmas special, featuring some familiar standards for Christmas, performed by some jazz and pop crooners, like Bing Crosby, Frank S...

Bought by KIOS-FM Omaha Public Radio, WVAS, KMXT, KRPS, WRGY and more


  • Added: Jul 12, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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An Afterglow show perfect for Valentine's Day! This week, we're saluting L-O-V-E with love songs from the Great American Songbook sung by Chet Bake...

Bought by Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 12, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A one-hour program focusing on jazz singer and songwriter Peggy Lee. Great for Women's History Month!

Bought by WJSU, South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio, WNPR, Spokane Public Radio, and KGLT


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Director, Rick Barbour Director fills us in on, Shipwrecked: An Entertainment at Great River Shakespeare Festival. Get the story behind the curtain...

  • Added: Jun 21, 2017
  • Length: 03:52
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"Smooth Jazz With a Touch of Soul From the Heart of the Green Mountains."

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Jun 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:40
  • Purchases: 1
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An Afterglow holiday special for all classic soul fans! Some old-school soul versions of Christmas tunes, by Otis Redding, Ray Charles, Darlene Lov...

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio, WVAS, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, WJAB, WJFF and more


  • Added: Dec 01, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
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March 14th, expressed in numbers as 3.14 has become known PI day. And to celebrate the mathematical constant on PI day, you're encouraged to celeb...

  • Added: Nov 10, 2016
  • Length: 59:57
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The Stoop Brothers are three Winona State students who enjoy great music with a heavy folk and blues influence. We will talk with members of the ba...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 28:17
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An hour of the jazz standards of France. We’ll hear songs written in French, songs with a certain French flair, and some songs written about Paris,...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
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An hour-long special highlighting the music of Brazilian jazz singer Astrud Gilberto, known for such songs as "Corcovado (Quiet Nights of Quiet Sta...

Bought by Prairie Public and KAZU


  • Added: Jun 06, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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An hour of summertime songs from the Great American Songbook, performed by Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, Mel Torme, Dinah Washingt...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Sounds Jewish, Credit: Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Passover means unleavened bread. Yom Kippur has unavoidable guilt. But Purim is all about the fun. Next on “Sounds Jewish,” music and comedy to cel...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Mar 18, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Christmas Around the World taken at Bronner's Christmas Wonderland in Frankenmuth, Michigan., Credit: Tonya Fitzpatrick
World Footprints shares the gift of holiday music from around the world.

  • Added: Dec 21, 2015
  • Length: 59:55
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It was sad to hear that FAO Schwarz has closed it’s Manhattan store and although they plan to open another sometime in the future, this Christmas w...

Bought by WNMU-FM, WYAP, WETD, and WVRU


  • Added: Nov 30, 2015
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 4
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Music about being robbed at a hotel on your one-nighter (more like a one-half nighter) and black bubblegum music. As always, music you've never h...

  • Added: Nov 01, 2015
  • Length: 03:42:45
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Music you've never heard by musicians you've never heard of. Plus lessons on the magical incantation that keeps the FCC police at bay.

  • Added: Sep 27, 2015
  • Length: 02:56:19
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History of Thanksgiving celebration (bye bye Jack-O-Lantern)...

  • Added: Aug 16, 2015
  • Length: 02:31:19