PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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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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Love means knowing you are never alone, and having a little something to laugh about together - perfect for this week’s theme of love and Alzheimer...

  • Added: Nov 26, 2018
  • Length: 36:43
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This time we profile Floyd Jones, a serious and thoughtful songwriter, who was in the studio for Chess Records in 1951.

  • Added: Apr 28, 2018
  • Length: 03:29
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This time we profile guitarist Big Joe Williams and harmonica ace John Lee “Sonny Boy” Williamson, who last recorded together, this week in 1947.

  • Added: Apr 27, 2018
  • Length: 03:29
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This time we profile Robert Johnson, who made his recording debut the week of Thanksgiving, 1936.

  • Added: Apr 20, 2018
  • Length: 03:29
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This time we profile Big Maceo, who recorded his “magnum opus” — the barnstorming instrumental “Chicago Breakdown” — this week in 1945.

  • Added: Apr 11, 2018
  • Length: 03:29
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This time, we profile the Memphis Jug Band, whose 1929 recording, “K.C. Moan,” was one of the 84 selections on the “Anthology of American Folk Music.”

  • Added: Apr 09, 2018
  • Length: 03:29
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This time, we profile Sid Hemphill, who was recorded by Alan Lomax for the Library of Congress, this week in 1942.

  • Added: Mar 31, 2018
  • Length: 03:29
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South Dakota decides...Yes means yes!; the Evergreen love story of Baron and Luwanna - choosing to love; an unexpected Love in History with Jeb and...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2018
  • Length: 29:02
Caption: J.B. Gaskill of Ocracoke Island, North Carolina., Credit: Charles McGuigan
Ocracoke Island North Carolina is the Key West of the mid-Atlantic. It's far removed from the mainland and the Outer Banks, surrounded by water, on...

  • Added: Jun 20, 2015
  • Length: 28:02
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In “Men of Salt” this adventurer and outdoorsman travels from Timbuktu to the salt mines deep in the Mali desert. He traveled eighteen hours daily ...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Aug 17, 2013
  • Length: 10:01
  • Purchases: 2
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A bell tower that has been mute for 70 years at Virginia Union University in Richmond, Virginia is about to get a voice thanks to Diane Watkins.

  • Added: Feb 16, 2012
  • Length: 55:55
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They have no band. No backup. No room for error. In a barbershop quartet the only instrument is the vocal chords.

  • Added: Jun 07, 2010
  • Length: 06:14
Caption: Katrina Powell, author of "The Anguish of Displacement", Credit: Charles McGuigan
Just as the red wolves were dispossessed of their homes so too were the people who had inhabited the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia for many gene...

  • Added: Apr 25, 2010
  • Length: 24:10
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An oral history of Portland, Maine's long-lost Little Italy.

  • Added: Jan 20, 2009
  • Length: 07:08
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Born July 26, 1875, Carl Jung's psychological theories are once more en vogue. Nancy King, with the radio program "With Good Reason," looks at th...

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Jul 17, 2008
  • Length: 02:31
  • Purchases: 1
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One of the most stunning comebacks in the history of rock and roll...

Bought by PRX Remix and WMPG


  • Added: Mar 10, 2008
  • Length: 05:44
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Carl Stiansen and Sir Patrick Moore
Sir Patrick Moore talks about his life in astronomy, life on Mars, and playing music with Einstein.

  • Added: Feb 19, 2008
  • Length: :18