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Caption: Jackie Robinson
Jazz salutes in song to African-American actors, athletes, and artists.

Bought by KAZU, WAER, WVAS, WMOT, and WJSU


  • Added: Feb 08, 2016
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Boots RIley, Credit: http://nycsocialist.org/
Boots Riley—activist, author, and “The Coup” front man is interviewed by Edge of Sports blogger Dave Zirin

Bought by WRIR


  • Added: Feb 06, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The IBC is a music competition featuring over 100 bands from more than a dozen nations. This episode previews the 2016 event with music by 14 of th...

Bought by WJSU and WSGE


  • Added: Jan 20, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Michael talks to the funny, charming and insightful Baratunde Thurston, the co-founded of Cultivated Wit and the About Race podcast, and the author...

  • Added: Jan 20, 2016
  • Length: 01:02:37
Caption: Courtesy Blues Foundation, Credit: Courtesy Blues Foundation
This hour features music by, and the complete list of, 2016 Blues Music Award nominees!

Bought by WJSU and WSGE


  • Added: Dec 29, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This week's program wraps up 2015 with a listen to songs off our host's favorite albums of the year.

Bought by KSRQ, WJSU, and WSGE


  • Added: Dec 21, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Long before the rise of the black-pride movement in the 1960s, Ellington was writing music that celebrated African-American culture, personalities,...

Bought by WJFF


  • Added: Dec 16, 2015
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 1
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Wilson's records blended big-band and small-group elements with pop orchestration and doses of soul that could be both big-city hip and suburban cool.

Bought by KAAD-LP, WCAI / WNAN, KMUW, WCPN, WRGY and more


  • Added: Dec 16, 2015
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 11
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On this episode of Culture Clique, we bring you part 3 of “What’s Race Got to do With It?” Media Management of Minority Images”. previously, Bryant...

  • Added: Dec 14, 2015
  • Length: 31:24
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It's our annual celebration of Christmas with new Blues tunes for the holiday!

Bought by WNMU-FM, KSRQ, WVAS, WJSU, and WSGE


  • Added: Dec 08, 2015
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: King Poster, Credit: Nicolene DuToit
King Stories is a one hour documentary of captivating stories told by close friends and associates of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Host Julian Bond,...

Bought by WCPN, KFAI, WCAI / WNAN, RadioFreePalmer, KVNF and more


  • Added: Nov 16, 2015
  • Length: 54:26
  • Purchases: 50
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Born in Ghana and raised in Jamaica, the poet Kwame Dawes is now the editor of Nebraska's literary magazine, PRAIRIE SCHOONER. He reads from his bo...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Oct 28, 2015
  • Length: 30:30
  • Purchases: 1
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On fifty-two square miles of rural land in Kankakee County Illinois there is a unique sand savannah sandwiched between corn and soybean fields wher...

  • Added: Aug 09, 2015
  • Length: 11:26
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Johnny Full-Time is joined for conversation and music by multiple Blues Music Award winner and BB King Entertainer of the Year, Janiva Magness.

Bought by KPVL and WJSU


  • Added: Jul 07, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Each song title in this week's playlist salutes a different state! We also snuck in the Star Spangled Banner.

Bought by WSGE and WJSU


  • Added: Jul 01, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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We asked a number of different stakeholders for their top ideas about improving the relationship between citizens and their law enforcement officer...

Bought by WNIJ, WEKU, WXDU, RadioFreePalmer, KUOW and more


  • Added: Jul 01, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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It’s Black Music Month and we’re celebrating with a look at only a few of the many many incredible artists who have shaped music, crossed genres an...

Bought by WJSU


  • Added: Jun 17, 2015
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 1
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This week, we enjoy the versatility of the harmonica in Blues music.

Bought by WJSU and WSGE


  • Added: Jun 16, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Get the schedule and listen to music from performers scheduled for the 2015 WC Handy Blues & BBQ Festival.

Bought by WJSU and WSGE


  • Added: Jun 09, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: B.B. King
A music intensive two-hour program of B.B. King performances that celebrate his long-standing role as the unassailable "King of The Blues." Paul I...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, WXXI, KWIT, KVNF, Red River Radio Network and more


  • Added: May 08, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:42
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: B.B. King
A music intensive one-hour program of B.B. King performances that celebrates his long-standing role as the unassailable "King of The Blues." Award...

Bought by WCPN, Radio Baha'i, WLGI, WNMU-FM, KRCB-FM "Radio 91", Wyoming Public Radio and more


  • Added: May 06, 2015
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 23
Caption: Courtesy BBKing.com, Credit: BBKing.com
This week, we say "Thank You" to the legendary BB King for his life and continued career in music.

Bought by WJSU and WSGE


  • Added: May 06, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This week, Johnny Full-Time is joined by Dr. Gary Burnett, author of the new book 'The Gospel According To The Blues.'

Bought by WJSU and WSGE


  • Added: Mar 31, 2015
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 2
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We walk in the light of the Lord on this week's program, with an annual listen to the Spiritual Side of the Blues.

Bought by WNMU-FM, WJSU, and WSGE


  • Added: Mar 25, 2015
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 3
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An hour-long program of classic jazz: An exploration of the path of Melba Liston as she became an arranger/composer and an instrumentalist in the j...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, KMUW, Radio New Zealand, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 09, 2015
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 6