Black History Month Specials

Series produced by Joyride Media

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One-hour radio shows perfect for your Feb 2009 Black History Month special program schedule

NEW FOR 2009 - NOW POSTED HERE!

* Miles Davis - Kind of Blue (50th anniversary)
* The Story of Philadelphia International Records (part 2)
* Ashford & Simpson - The Real Thing

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21 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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One-hour special explores the creation and impact of Miles Davis' album "Kind Of Blue."

Bought by WKMS, Harford Community Radio, KZMU Moab Community Radio, KFCF FM, WMUH and more


  • Added: Feb 04, 2009
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 46
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One hour special follows the creation and influence of Miles Davis' heaviest album.

Bought by KFCF FM, Harford Community Radio, Prairie Public, WMUH, WDCB and more


  • Added: Aug 20, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 23

  • Added: Apr 01, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 16
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One-hour music intensive documentary about Fats Waller, one of America's great composers and performers of the 20th century.

Bought by Harford Community Radio, KAZU Seaside, Calif., Prairie Public, WDCB, Radio New Zealand and more


  • Added: Sep 22, 2006
  • Length: 59:05
  • Purchases: 32
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Exploration of some of the enduring jazz recordings of 1959.

Bought by Troy Public Radio, Prairie Public, WMOT, WLPR , WMMT and more


  • Added: May 18, 2009
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 27
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The official radio companion to the MARLEY documentary film in theatres and homes on April 20, 2012.

Bought by Prairie Public, WNMU-FM, KMUW, WCPN, KVNF and more


  • Added: Apr 13, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
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A look back at the last Bob Marley & The Wailers concert (Pittsburgh - Sep 23, 1980) with previously unavailable live recordings and exclusive inte...

Bought by KAZU Seaside, Calif., WFAE, KZMU Moab Community Radio, Red River Radio Network (E. Texas/Louisiana/Arkansas/Mississippi), Lower Cape Communications and more


  • Added: Jan 14, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 34
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The making and influence of John Coltrane's "A Love Supreme."

Bought by WJAB, WMOT, WCPN, KMUW, WLPR and more


  • Added: Apr 29, 2010
  • Length: 01:58:20
  • Purchases: 14
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One-hour special explores the "Philly Sound" and the artists who put it on the map.

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, Harford Community Radio, KPIP-LP, KUHF, RadioFreePalmer and more


  • Added: Feb 04, 2009
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 25
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One-hour radio special looks back on Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff's influence on the music and culture of Philadelphia

Bought by Harford Community Radio, Radio New Zealand, KGLT, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, WNCU and more


  • Added: Jan 11, 2008
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 17
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The O'Jays have made their final album, The Last Word, and it's filled with wisdom, love and some choice words about the state of the world.

Bought by Harford Community Radio, WSGE, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, Red River Radio Network (E. Texas/Louisiana/Arkansas/Mississippi), and KFCF FM


  • Added: Apr 11, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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One-hour special delves into the history and music of songwriting and singing team Ashford & Simpson.

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, KPIP-LP, WSGE, WCSU-FM, WEAA and more


  • Added: Feb 04, 2009
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 17
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A one-hour music intensive radio special tracing the history of Jazz guitar from 1906 through today; hosted by Les Paul.

Bought by Prairie Public, KGLT, KPIP-LP, WLPR , Radio New Zealand and more


  • Added: Aug 17, 2005
  • Length: 59:05
  • Purchases: 29
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Brand new one-hour music intensive radio special features legendary bluesman Buddy Guy in his own words and music.

Bought by Harford Community Radio, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, Red River Radio Network (E. Texas/Louisiana/Arkansas/Mississippi), KGLP, KAZU Seaside, Calif. and more


  • Added: Nov 20, 2006
  • Length: 59:05
  • Purchases: 41
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A deep look into the late Bill Withers early life in music that set up the making of his debut album, "Just As I Am." Please consider this free on...

Bought by WKMS, KAZU Seaside, Calif., Spokane Public Radio, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KVNF and more


  • Added: Apr 03, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 19
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Two hours honor Sly Stone as he turns 70 in 2013. Can be aired together, separately or your choice of one or the other.

Bought by Harford Community Radio, Prairie Public, KBYS 88.3 FM, KPIP-LP, KPVL and more


  • Added: Aug 14, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 11
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One-hour music intensive radio documentary about Sly & the Family Stone, their music, their turbulent history, and the indelible marks they left be...

Bought by Harford Community Radio, WSGE, KMXT, WFAE, KUT and more


  • Added: May 15, 2007
  • Length: 59:05
  • Purchases: 38

  • Added: May 30, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 19
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Wynton Marsalis looks back on music from throughout his career, from the straight jazz to his more classical compositions.

Bought by KZMU Moab Community Radio, Harford Community Radio, KISU, Radio New Zealand, WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass. and more


  • Added: Oct 11, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 12