Paul Ingles' Music Archive Showcase

Series produced by Paul Ingles

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Music specials producer Paul Ingles presents the best from his years of documentaries, appreciation programs, tributes, interviews, theme shows and fun music mixes. Each week something special.

"Paul Ingles makes uniquely good stuff!"
~ John Barth/PRX

"His obvious love for music and musicians makes listening a pleasure."
~ Brodie Cates/KGLT

"I never hesitate to air his work; Listener response? Gratitude."
~ Viki Merrick/WCAI-WNAN

Over the last nearly 20 years, public radio music historian Paul Ingles has been one of the most prolific producers of documentaries and appreciation programs about the music greats of our times. Scores of public radio stations have broadcast his programs on legends like The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan,Tom Petty, Paul Simon, Joni Mitchell, Bonnie Raitt, James Brown, Prince and many many more.

Pick a one hour slot in your program grid for Paul's new weekly offerings. This will become appointment listening for your audience. An hour to tune in each week for "driveway moment" listening they'll remember at fund-raising time and talk about with friends. Paul will also offer, by request, fund drive specials on occasion.


99 Pieces

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A panel of music writers and Lou Reed fans sample the late musician's catalog through the years and suggest what made him important to the history ...

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  • Added: Mar 31, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 2
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A panel of music writers and Lou Reed fans sample the late musician's catalog through the years and suggest what made him important to the history ...

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  • Added: Mar 31, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Steve Cropper talks with Paul Ingles about his collaborations with Otis Redding and other highlights from his career as...

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  • Added: Apr 18, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Paul Ingles hosts this first of two hours of music and reflections by his friends and fans of music legend Prince who died April 21, 2016.

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  • Added: Apr 23, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Music host Paul Ingles continues his appreciation of Prince, the legendary musician who died April 21, 2016 at the age of 57. NPR Music's Ann Power...

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  • Added: May 02, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This time from his Music Archive Showcase, award-winning music documentarian Paul Ingles hosts a mix of tunes from his eclectic personal collection...

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  • Added: May 07, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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The first hour of a two-hour exploration of the seminal work of heralded songwriter Joni Mitchell. Over 50 Mitchell songs are featured in the two-...

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  • Added: May 31, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 2
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The second hour of a two-hour exploration of the seminal work of heralded songwriter Joni Mitchell. Over 50 Mitchell songs are featured in the two-...

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  • Added: Jun 05, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Hour 1 of a lively 2-hour special spotlighting Elton John's early work from 8 remarkable albums released in three years from 1970- 1973. Shows fe...

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  • Added: Jun 11, 2019
  • Length: 58:52
  • Purchases: 3
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Hour Two of the lively special spotlighting Elton John's early work from 8 remarkable albums released in three years from 1970- 1973. Special is ti...

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  • Added: Jun 16, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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The Music Archive Showcase edition of this program. Music historian Paul Ingles takes listeners through a heart-felt retrospective of New Orleans ...

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  • Added: Jun 16, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 4
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Music host Paul Ingles guides listeners through HOUR 1 of a two-hour musical tour of both famous and more obscure King masterworks that span his ne...

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  • Added: Jun 16, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Music host Paul Ingles guides listeners through HOUR 2 of a two-hour musical tour of both famous and more obscure King masterworks that span his ne...

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  • Added: Jun 16, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 3
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A MOON MIX - music-intensive tribute to THE MOON… whether to celebrate humankind’s achievement of getting there and walking on it or whether just t...

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  • Added: Jul 17, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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This special hosted by music historian Paul Ingles showcases some of Tom Petty's legendary live performances. Music Intensive. TOM PETTY, leader o...

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  • Added: Jul 24, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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In 1969, musician John Lennon and his wife, performance artist Yoko Ono, were among the most high profile peace advocates on the planet. We'll spot...

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  • Added: Jul 30, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Woodstock organizers, artists and audience members recall the 1969 music festival that rocked the world in more ways than one. Music and memories f...

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  • Added: Aug 06, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Woodstock organizers, artists and audience members recall the 1969 music festival that rocked the world in more ways than one. Music and memories f...

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  • Added: Aug 12, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Aretha Franklin's over 6 decade career is recalled by music documentarian Paul Ingles and a panel of music writers and commentators.

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  • Added: Aug 27, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Millions and millions of viewers on You Tube have seen a unique rendition of the song "Stand By Me" on the internet. The song featured contribution...

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  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 1