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America's top session drummer for over 50 years is honored in a music-filled hour from music historian Paul Ingles.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, WRGY, KSRQ, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, KGLT and more


  • Added: Mar 12, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Unexpected love! From a South Dakota gold mine to a surprising Hollywood couple, a Buddhist monk offering laughs and bible verses in an Iowa Greek ...

  • Added: Feb 17, 2019
  • Length: 39:40
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At the end of each year, World Ocean Radio host Peter Neill reads the poem "At The Fishhouses" by Elizabeth Bishop. This perennial favorite is chos...

Bought by KSFR


  • Added: Dec 26, 2017
  • Length: 04:23
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: GetPublished! Radio Host Gerald Everett Jones, Credit: La Puerta Productions
Here's Gerald's audio book review of A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler.

  • Added: Mar 05, 2017
  • Length: 03:07
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Produced the day after Leon Russell's death on November 13, 2016, music host Paul Ingles plays some spectacular Leon Russell performances and revie...

Bought by WAMC, Wyoming Public Radio, WVPE, KMSU, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Nov 14, 2016
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 19
Caption: Maud Hixson, Credit: Olivia Wilcox
Judy Garland, the 20th century show-biz icon from Minnesota is one of Maud Hixson’s great inspirations as a singer. Maud has rounded up a group of ...

  • Added: Sep 22, 2016
  • Length: 05:01
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A 14:30 sampler of comments and music from an upcoming public radio special on the legendary soul singer Otis Redding. Commentators in this previe...

Bought by KGLT


  • Added: Sep 09, 2016
  • Length: 14:27
  • Purchases: 1
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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 Powe...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, WJAB, KZYX, WMNF, WVAS and more


  • Added: Apr 22, 2016
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 6
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This story explores Michelle Obama's early life, expectations surrounding her ascendency as First Lady, and the impact she will leave on the office...

Bought by WTJU, CI Dolphin Radio, WRST-FM Oshkosh, New Hampshire Public Radio, WEZU and more


  • Added: Mar 21, 2016
  • Length: 06:33
  • Purchases: 9
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Grant Frashier explores the different ways to celebrate Thanksgiving in Grand Rapids, MN: Turkey Trot, Community Dinner, and Free Day in Minnesota ...

Bought by 'The Sea'


  • Added: Dec 09, 2015
  • Length: 09:29
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Richard Hadlock
Going back 90 years from Clarence Williams to the New Orleans Rhythm Kings. 1925 was a prolific year for recorded music as the recording technology...

  • Added: Jun 02, 2015
  • Length: 59:02
Caption: William Shatner / Leonard Nimoy
David Gerrold, author of "The World of Star Trek" and screenwriter of the "Trouble with Tribbles" episode, tells Paul Ingles about the Spock-McCoy-...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KHNS, KREV-LP, and KVMR


  • Added: Feb 27, 2015
  • Length: 01:56
  • Purchases: 4
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A team of proofreaders in Virginia has just wrapped up the three-year job of digitizing the papers of the Founding Fathers. They say ending the pro...

Bought by KENW, WABE, WAMC, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 05, 2014
  • Length: 02:41
  • Purchases: 4
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More than 30 people who spent the last three years immersed in thousands of letters written by George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, John and Abigai...

Bought by WABE and Peconic Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Dec 05, 2014
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Diana Moya Lujan's piece at the Museum of International Folk Art
An N’MPower participant, who wishes to remain anonymous, interviews Spanish Colonial artist Diana Moya Lujan, in a community engagement project bet...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 05:57
Caption: Christmas tree on a cold and windy night., Credit: Raymond Shobe
Contemporary musical settings of two Christmas Eve miracles and modern adaptations of ancient Christmas texts. Perfect for the Christmas season.

Bought by KRPS, KRPS, and KTXK


  • Added: Dec 18, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: pork walk, Credit: archive
Passions for food and music shine through the nation of Catalunya.The traditional, the innovative, the very local and the trans-Mediterranian fusio...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2013
  • Length: 01:00:00
Caption: Olga Colon., Credit: Photo by Emon Hassan, courtesy of Narratively.
Olga Colon, 86, of Manhattan's Lower East Side, arrived in New York City -- from Puerto Rico -- when she was 18 years old. Over the years Colon ma...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 18, 2013
  • Length: 02:08
  • Purchases: 1
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Retired educator, Lorie Yourd, shares her insightful, reflective poem "After Hearing About the Rain."

  • Added: Jan 17, 2013
  • Length: 02:08
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To honor the young men who sacrificed their lives in the D-Day invasion, Brigadier General Casey Brower takes young cadets on tours of the American...

Bought by Indie3 Radio, KVSC, WJFF, KRZA, WVAS and more


  • Added: Nov 09, 2012
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 16
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What makes a goodbye linger in your memory...

  • Added: Sep 24, 2012
  • Length: 02:06
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"I had moved to New York and spent a couple of years here scuffling around. I was getting a little discouraged, playing a lot of weddings. It wasn'...

Bought by WMOT, Delmarva Public Radio, and KREV-LP


  • Added: Apr 20, 2012
  • Length: 13:41
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Bob Marley on Tour in Dublin July 6, 1980, Credit: Eddie Mallin via Flickr
Rona Steinberg recalls the time a cancer-stricken Bob Marley came into her hospital and her life.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 22, 2011
  • Length: 05:05
  • Purchases: 1
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An Hourlong Radio Documentary examining the Alzheimer's Poetry Project

Bought by KRZA, KSJD, WEKU, Yellowstone Public Radio, WSKG and more


  • Added: Apr 01, 2007
  • Length: 59:03
  • Purchases: 7
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Part of the audio sketch series, Micro-Texts, exploring culture and technology.

  • Added: Jul 11, 2006
  • Length: 02:01