PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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This week on Afterglow, we’re celebrating the centennial of the influential jazz singer Anita O’Day, exploring some of her monumental recordings fo...

  • Added: Oct 04, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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Music historian Paul Ingles takes listeners through a heart-felt retrospective of New Orleans music-legend Mac Rebennack - best known as Dr. John. ...

Bought by KMUW, KUNM, Spokane Public Radio, KSUT, KVNF and more


  • Added: Jun 07, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 18
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More jazz eulogies for departed jazz musicians, in honor of Memorial Day weekend.

  • Added: May 16, 2019
  • Length: 59:02
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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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What do naughty jokes, seafood ice cream, and burning down the White House have in common? The love story of James and Dolley Madison!

  • Added: Feb 01, 2019
  • Length: 16:13
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A love story that spanned half a century and inspired a nation, transcending politics and media, Ronald and Nancy Reagan's loves together remain a ...

  • Added: Feb 01, 2019
  • Length: 19:41
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Love in New York! Starting with East meets West and what happens when New Yorker’s come to experience the summer attractions of the Black Hills… in...

  • Added: Dec 22, 2018
  • Length: 39:37
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Love triumphs, even through the Civil War, with a union within the Union - the love story of Ulysses S. and Julia Grant

  • Added: Dec 02, 2018
  • Length: 15:21
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This American Love Story comes with a song in our hearts - from the frozen wastes of Siberia to the warmth of the heart of a nation, the American m...

  • Added: Nov 16, 2018
  • Length: 16:01
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Some lives say a lot about love, even if those who live them say nothing at all - the love story of Harpo and Susan Marx.

  • Added: Nov 12, 2018
  • Length: 17:30
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Bison wrestling and fireproof buffalo!; fairy tales shared between Cinderella and the Mud Man; a heavy metal love story from over the Rainbow.

  • Added: Jan 14, 2018
  • Length: 29:02
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Steve Downing shares his thoughts and memories from 1997, the summer of love.

  • Added: Jun 23, 2017
  • Length: 05:54
From: WBAA
Series: What's New
Caption: John Clare and George Crumb, Credit: John Clare
We'll hear masterpieces for the holidays by George Crumb, Krzysztof Penderecki, Christopher Rouse, Samuel Barber, and Rick Sowash on this episode o...

Bought by WETS and WGTE Public Media


  • Added: Jun 22, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 2
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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: The outdoor observation deck on the Foshay Tower in Minneapolis, MN., Credit: Noel Clark
The skyline of the Twin Cities in the 1920’s and 30’s was an ever-changing sight. Buildings like the Foshay Tower, the Ramsey County Courthouse and...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio and KSRQ


  • Added: Jan 28, 2015
  • Length: 28:06
  • Purchases: 2
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Music host Paul Ingles presents 10 memorable performances from Joe Cocker, who died December 22, 2014 of lung cancer after a career that spanned 50...

Bought by WFAE, KMUW, XRAY.fm, KBRP Community Radio, WMMT and more


  • Added: Dec 22, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 16
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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
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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 KUNV, KKRN, WTJU, and Accessible Media Inc.


  • Added: Dec 05, 2014
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 4
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
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Across the Tracks: A Route 66 Story chronicles the history and peoples of America’s most famous and best-loved road. Produced by David Dunaway and...

Bought by KUER


  • Added: Apr 07, 2014
  • Length: 58:02
  • Purchases: 1
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Pianist, bandleader, composer and 2013 NEA Jazz Master, Eddie Palmieri talks about his innovative music which blends Afro-Cuban rhythms with jazz. ...

Bought by Prairie Public, KMUW, and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Feb 12, 2014
  • Length: 32:22
  • Purchases: 3
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Before you follow the herd and cancel your landline service, take a moment to rediscover the benefits of old-school telephonic technology.

  • Added: Oct 18, 2013
  • Length: 07:11
Caption: Richie Havens
Folk singing legend Richie Havens died Monday, April 22nd, 2013 at the age of 72 of a sudden heart attack. In this excerpt from the documentary Ba...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2013
  • Length: 05:20
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