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Today on “The Live Feed” we take you back to Mid West Music Fest 2015 and the music of Toki Wright. Toki Wright’s music has been described as a ble...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2015
  • Length: 26:21
Caption: 1920s Chicago
It's the rough and tumble 1920s Chicago’s speakeasies. You had to have a password to gain entrance through a side door.

Bought by WDCB, Radio New Zealand, and KCBX


  • Added: Feb 17, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: The Mills Brothers
From winning an amateur contest at Piqua's May's Opera House in the 1920s to the rise of rock and roll in the early fifties and their number one hi...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Oct 04, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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We trace hip hop’s roots, focusing on how it's expressed in different regions of our country, from California to New York, and even in Virginia. Pl...

Bought by WABE, Peconic Public Broadcasting, WCAI / WNAN, and WMNF


  • Added: Apr 18, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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American-invented hip hop music is now an international phenomenon with rappers in countries like Japan and Senegal. We trace hip hop’s roots, focu...

Bought by WXDU and WTJU


  • Added: Apr 18, 2014
  • Length: 53:52
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Thomas Morris
Cornetist Thomas Morris is somewhat of an obscure artist from the 1920s, although he was certainly very active recording with Clarence Williams, Si...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Nationally renowned writers, singers, and poets pay tribute to Toni Morrison, whose works have earned her the highest accolades in literature and e...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KGNU, West Virginia Public Broadcasting, and KWMR


  • Added: Oct 26, 2012
  • Length: 28:57
  • Purchases: 4
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Before Daphne Maxwell Reid appeared on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, she was a number of "firsts," including the first African American homecoming q...

Bought by KENW and WDBM


  • Added: Oct 09, 2012
  • Length: 02:29
  • Purchases: 2
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One block from my apartment sits the Capitol Pool Checkers Club where, each week, men with nicknames like the Hammer, the Pressure Man, and the Raz...

Bought by KFAI, The Story, KUT, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 24, 2012
  • Length: 02:32
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Tsedey Seifu and Faiza Farah founded Afro Urbanites, a social organization that aims to redefine what it means to be Afrocentric
When people from Africa move to the U.S., they’re faced with a question: are they African Americans, or Africans in America? Many tend to call them...

  • Added: Jun 23, 2011
  • Length: 06:14
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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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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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New one-hour music intensive radio special features Aaron Neville performing classics songs by the all-time great R&B artists who have inspired Aar...

Bought by WUFT, KCMJ Community Radio, KMUW, WSLR, Mississippi Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Oct 01, 2006
  • Length: 56:39
  • Purchases: 10