PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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What makes a goodbye linger in your memory...

  • Added: Sep 24, 2012
  • Length: 02:06
Caption: Crowned Eagle-Rosey, Credit: Elleni Stephanou
Simon Thomsetts Crowned Eagle - Rosey, a 38 year old male, went completely blind due to catarax in both of his eyes. After a successful eye surgery...

  • Added: Sep 13, 2012
  • Length: 06:16
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On September 3rd our castaway was Ruby Simkoff, who since 1990 has been one of the most recognized voices on WMPG Radio in Portland, Maine. Ruby ho...

  • Added: Sep 09, 2012
  • Length: 01:22:44
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Human Interest: A man tries to come to terms with the fact he is no longer in the coveted 18 to 49 year old advertising demographic.

  • Added: Aug 08, 2012
  • Length: 04:37
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Jubilee Hitchhiker, William “Gatz” Hjortsberg’s exhaustive profile of Richard Brautigan, will change the way all of us remember the legendary poet ...

  • Added: Jul 11, 2012
  • Length: 30:02
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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
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An hour-long program of Latin love songs and commentary, hosted by Grammy-winning soprano Sylvia McNair.

  • Added: Feb 07, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
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This was perhaps among the most magical interviews I have ever had. There was something about Ali and his story that captured my heart. His connec...

  • Added: Jan 09, 2012
  • Length: 26:08
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The story of the little bear cub from Capitan who became a national icon.

  • Added: Dec 09, 2011
  • Length: 01:59
Caption: Sakae Nakamura at age 75., Credit: Ross Chambless
A story of language and chance meetings.

  • Added: Nov 18, 2011
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Jimmy Santiago Baca
He went from illiterate street kid, to world renowned poet. But it was in prison that Jimmy Santiago Baca connected with his Native American and C...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Nov 09, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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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Jobs: some drive us to extreme measures, some we think we can't do, and still others we love to hate. Mike Rush isn't so sure he has what it takes ...

  • Added: Aug 19, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
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KALW’s Martina Castro spoke with sound designer Christopher Hedge about how he came up with the sound design for “Life: A Cosmic Story,” the show r...

Bought by PRX Remix and KUOW


  • Added: Aug 15, 2011
  • Length: 07:18
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Doug Kondziolka of Don Juan and Miguel, Credit: Julia Barton
Renaissance festivals are olden, but they're also getting old. Many of the velvet-costumed, jousting, and sword-wielding performers at these festiv...

Bought by WOUB, WTJU, KUOW, New Hampshire Public Radio, PRX Remix and more


  • Added: Jul 05, 2011
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 6
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The second show featuring stories from the Greatest Generation. Alma Hahn prays for deliverance from a snake-handling church service, a man speaks ...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM and KUAF Public Radio


  • Added: May 21, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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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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The mother of one of our greatest American writers. Long thought to be illiterate ... revealed by her letters to have a distinctive writing voice t...

  • Added: May 17, 2011
  • Length: 03:00
Caption: Audrey, John and Paul Ingles
[NOTE: Although this version may be broadcast, there are no breaks in it and is primarily intended for online listening. The 59:00 and 54:00 versi...

Bought by KCSM


  • Added: May 16, 2011
  • Length: 01:17:45
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Audrey Ingles, John Ingles Sr., Paul Ingles
Radio producer Paul Ingles sits down with his WW II veteran Dad to hear about the music his father feels has been essential to his appreciation of ...

Bought by KMXT, WESM 91.3 FM, WFAE, WNMU-FM, WEKU and more


  • Added: May 13, 2011
  • Length: 58:51
  • Purchases: 40
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It's one thing to make it to living in your nineties, and another to get to that age and still live independently at home. Bob and Terry Rohe have ...

Bought by WNPR, WMPG, KUOW, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 13, 2011
  • Length: 06:54
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: in stores Feb 1
Singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Carrie Rodriguez and Ben Kyle (Romantica) join together for a new EP of duets. Includes originals and cove...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Jan 03, 2011
  • Length: 14:05
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Andrew Litton
For your On-Air Fundraising: these pieces have been designed to give stations three options for using and creating a fundraising spot with a major ...

Bought by KVNO, WMNR, and KUHF


  • Added: Dec 31, 2010
  • Length: 02:21
  • Purchases: 3
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You may not know his name, but chances are good you could sing, hum or whistle one of his tunes.

  • Added: Nov 12, 2010
  • Length: 03:00
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He used to spend summer evenings shuttling back and forth between the deck where the grill was and the kitchen where everything else was.

  • Added: Aug 23, 2010
  • Length: 08:44