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In the conclusion of his four-part interview with Tony Arata, Ty Hager talks with the hit songwriter ("The Dance") about the craft of songwriting a...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2019
  • Length: 08:44
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Songwriter and broadcaster Ty Hager's special interview with Tony Arata, songwriter of "The Dance." Part one of four.

  • Added: Oct 22, 2019
  • Length: 10:25
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Mystery Monday is a series of one hour program that features vintage radio mystery programs from the 1930's through the 1950's.

  • Added: Dec 31, 2018
  • Length: 56:58
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In a time when women couldn't even vote, she wielded incredible power, blazing her own trail to unrivaled fame and fortune. So why don't we remembe...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2018
  • Length: 14:33
Caption: Bricktop
"I was always fascinated with saloons. As a kid on State Street in Chicago, I was always running under the swinging doors." - Bricktop

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Oct 12, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In the early 1970’s, author Studs Terkel went around the country with a reel-to-reel tape recorder interviewing people about their jobs. The result...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, WHCP-LP, South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio, KGNU, Boise State Public Radio and more


  • Added: Aug 13, 2017
  • Length: 54:59
  • Purchases: 53
Caption: John Held, Jr.
In the 1920s, the answer to that question was an important factor in the success of a song. Every few weeks a new dance was introduced, and fans lo...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Mar 08, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Whoopee Makers
They were best known as The Whoopee Makers, but they had the habit of adopting new names at the drop of a hat. The Lumberjacks, Louisville Rhythm K...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Dec 21, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ethel Waters
Those beautiful female voicalists who became pioneers in the art of jazz voicing in the early 1920s.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Dec 18, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Originally transmitted May 16, 2105. Joe Nick Patoski spins more great Texas platters and provides his trademark brand of radio salvation.

  • Added: May 21, 2015
  • Length: 01:48:54
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Friends and family talk about the life and music of Harry Nilsson

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, Prairie Public, KPVL, WCAI / WNAN, KBYS 88.3 FM and more


  • Added: Aug 19, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 15
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First half of the show focuses on the rarely heard New Orleans R&B songs and artists of the early 1950s. Rick Coleman who authored the definitive ...

  • Added: May 19, 2013
  • Length: 05:48:17
Caption: John Held Jr.
Laughter is the best medicine. But, it feels that today's musicians may be taking themselves too seriously. Here are selections from the 1920s to t...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Apr 02, 2013
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Cole Porter
American icon Cole Porter learned piano and violin at age six. He became very good at both, but he disliked the violin's harsh sound and so his ene...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Nov 02, 2012
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Harold Arlen
Harold Arlen wrote some of the greatest hits jazz and popular music, including the entire score to the classic movie, The Wizard of Oz. But there a...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2012
  • Length: 58:58
Caption: Randy Weston , Credit: Frank Stewart
Pianist Randy Weston has seen a lot people and places in his life. Born in Brooklyn in 1926 and served in the US Army during World War II. But it ...

Bought by WEZU, KPVL, Delmarva Public Radio, KREV-LP, WNCU and more


  • Added: Jan 19, 2011
  • Length: 12:57
  • Purchases: 7
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Talented young actor who plays the vampire lover, Henry Fitzroy to Christina Cox's Vicki Nelson, in the hit Lifetime series, Blood Ties.

  • Added: Apr 03, 2009
  • Length: 25:13
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A Welsh-American remembers World War One with uncommon candor, poignancy, and even humor.

  • Added: Nov 11, 2008
  • Length: 04:00
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A Welsh-American remembers World War One with uncommon candor, poignancy, and even humor.

  • Added: Nov 11, 2008
  • Length: 04:00
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A Welsh-American remembers World War One with uncommon candor, poignancy, and even humor.

  • Added: Nov 11, 2008
  • Length: 04:00
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A Welsh-American remembers World War One with uncommon candor, poignancy, and even humor.

  • Added: Nov 11, 2008
  • Length: 04:00
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A Welsh-American remembers World War One with uncommon candor, poignancy, and even humor.

  • Added: Nov 11, 2008
  • Length: 04:00
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A Welsh-American remembers World War One with uncommon candor, poignancy, and even humor. Visit a very different era and a very different war.

  • Added: Oct 27, 2008
  • Length: 29:00
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George Carlin's 7 Dirty Words - RIP Mixes (clean)

Bought by XRAY.fm, KZMU Moab Community Radio, KGLT, Marfa Public Radio, and KVMR


  • Added: Jun 23, 2008
  • Length: 21:02
  • Purchases: 5
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This new one-hour radio documentary goes behind the making of Ken Burns' latest film for PBS - THE WAR.

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, New Hampshire Public Radio, KLCC, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KVNF and more


  • Added: Sep 12, 2007
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15