PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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A college education can leave some students with a health debt.

Bought by WTIP, KENW, and WLPR


  • Added: Dec 23, 2017
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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African-American author LaShonda Katrice Barnett, interviewed recently on NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday (2/8/15), reads here from her heralded new n...

  • Added: Feb 19, 2015
  • Length: 01:40
Caption: Leontyne Price, Credit: Carl Van Vechten
Fifteen, 3-minute vignettes celebrating the contributions of African Americans in classical music.

Bought by Vermont Public Radio, KBYU/BYU Radio, WOSU, WVIA, KBYU/BYU Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 04, 2014
  • Length: 45:00
  • Purchases: 7
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If the sound of his name isn't familiar, the sound of his voice certainly is. This is the unlikely story of four Detroit kids who went to a birthda...

  • Added: Jun 13, 2011
  • Length: 03:00
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Although he appeared on stage and in more than 20 motion pictures, Dooley Wilson won immortality for his role as "Sam" in the 1942 film Casablanca....

  • Added: May 19, 2011
  • Length: 03:00
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A founding father of bebop and modern jazz, wife Nellie called his style "Melodius Thunk."

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Jan 17, 2011
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This is a show dedicated to the memory and music of Michael Jackson when he was at Motown singing with the Jackson Five as well as solo. A Bowl of ...

  • Added: Jan 01, 2011
  • Length: 50:17
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His friends called him "Hoochie Coo," and he was one of the great jazz pianists ... composer of hundreds of songs, but best known for writing the t...

  • Added: Nov 15, 2010
  • Length: 03:00
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The Sonny Boy Williamson classic, Good Morning Little School Girl is one of the most recorded blues tunes in history, but it’s just one of more tha...

  • Added: Mar 31, 2010
  • Length: 05:36
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For our fourth show we take on one of the most difficult topics to ever be expressed in popular music. Racial relations... and the ugly history of ...

  • Added: Mar 25, 2010
  • Length: 07:30
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In our third show we get to listen to a collection of wonderful treatments of one of the all time great sugar sticks of popular music, Louie Jordan...

  • Added: Mar 25, 2010
  • Length: 07:09
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guitarist Lionel Loueke performs with Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter

Bought by WAER


  • Added: Oct 07, 2008
  • Length: 07:02
  • Purchases: 1
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Spoof: The urban youth version of ,"The Night Before Christmas."

Bought by Georgia Public Broadcasting, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KVNF, KUOW, KRUA and more


  • Added: Dec 06, 2005
  • Length: 04:04
  • Purchases: 7