PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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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
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Mitch Skinner finds out how to survive while selling traditional books.

  • Added: Mar 05, 2013
  • Length: 05:12
Caption: Ann Rabson, Credit: Courtesy Alligator Records
Remembering Ann Rabson - highly regarded boogie-woogie pianist, songwriter, and founding member of Saffire - The Uppity Blues Women.

  • Added: Feb 12, 2013
  • Length: 03:30
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
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Retired educator, Lorie Yourd, shares her insightful, reflective poem "After Hearing About the Rain."

  • Added: Jan 17, 2013
  • Length: 02:08
Caption: Albert Payson Terhune, Credit: Kristina T. Marshall
A look at the devoted fans of Albert Payson Terhune and his book "Lad: A Dog"

  • Added: Dec 31, 2012
  • Length: 25:27
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On this episode of Art Beat, we visit with Minnesota author and Winona native, Kevin Fenton. Kevin penned the book "Merit Badges" which he describe...

Bought by KPIP-LP, KVSC, and KSRQ


  • Added: Dec 07, 2012
  • Length: 32:55
  • Purchases: 3
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Sam recalls the first time he heard the sweet sounds of Virginia Coalition.

  • Added: Nov 12, 2012
  • Length: 09:45
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To honor the young men who sacrificed their lives in the D-Day invasion, Brigadier General Casey Brower takes young cadets on tours of the American...

Bought by Indie3 Radio, KVSC, WJFF, KRZA, WVAS and more


  • Added: Nov 09, 2012
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 16
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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