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When writer and radio producer Lulu Miller (Invisibilia) discovered she’d have to leave Virginia, she wrote a startling love letter to the state-- ...

Bought by Radio Phoenix, Harford Community Radio, WYAP, WSGE, and WJCU


  • Added: Jul 11, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 5
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-A musical Indiana Jones is pursuing the Holy Grail of American symphonic music: long-lost works by master composers that are housed in the Library...

Bought by KMRE-LP, WMUU-LP, WCMU, Radio Phoenix, KUHF and more


  • Added: May 11, 2018
  • Length: 53:55
  • Purchases: 7
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-A musical Indiana Jones is pursuing the Holy Grail of American symphonic music: long-lost works by master composers that are housed in the Library...

Bought by KRZA and WNMU-FM


  • Added: May 11, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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A conversation with poet Tim Seibels - Finding America's lost musical treasures - The life and afterlife of jazz legend Bix Beiderbecke - The might...

  • Added: Apr 03, 2017
  • Length: :30
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A conversation with poet Tim Seibels - Finding America's lost musical treasures - The life and afterlife of jazz legend Bix Beiderbecke - The might...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, KEDT, WTJU, Peconic Public Broadcasting, XRAY.fm and more


  • Added: Apr 03, 2017
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 10
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A conversation with poet Tim Seibels - Finding America's lost musical treasures

Bought by WSGE, WVAS, WCQS, KKRN, KMUN and more


  • Added: Apr 03, 2017
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 7
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-Yoko Ono was an accomplished and innovative artist long before she met John Lennon. -A novel by Fred D’Aguiar tells the story of a mother and daug...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WMUU-LP, KEDT, WAMC, Radio Phoenix and more


  • Added: Sep 02, 2016
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 6
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"Kill 'em and leave" was James Brown's commandment to his band before every show...it's also the title of a biography of the soul legend, the lates...

  • Added: Aug 08, 2016
  • Length: 09:52
Caption: Patti Smith chatting with Virginia Prescott backstage at The Music Hall in Portsmouth
National Book Award winner Patti Smith, also known as "the godmother of punk", dishes on what inspires her writing, what her editing process entail...

  • Added: Aug 05, 2016
  • Length: 10:47
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In his memoir Soul Serenade, Rashod Ollison describes how music was a lifeline during a difficult upbringing.

Bought by WMUU-LP, KMRE-LP, and WNJR


  • Added: Feb 16, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
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An interview with, and tribute to, Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison. Also: The Civil Rights Movement and television. Plus: the singer Odetta.

Bought by KEDT, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WMUU-LP, KMRE-LP, WAMC and more


  • Added: Feb 12, 2016
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 6
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WFHB Blue Monday DJ and Blues guitarist Jason Fickel discusses Zora Neale Hurston with IU professor M. Cooper Harriss. The two look at the work of ...

Bought by WJAB


  • Added: Nov 24, 2015
  • Length: 58:51
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jewel for the full hour.
On this week's WoodSongs broadcast, folksinger Michael Johnathon welcomes multi-platinum singer-songwriter, poet and actress Jewel.

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio, KCMJ Community Radio, KDLG, Red River Radio Network, KJJF and more


  • Added: Nov 13, 2015
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 16
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Here's how a writer created the music magazine he wanted to read.

Bought by KMRE-LP, KPIP-LP, WNJR, KPVL, and WABE


  • Added: Aug 14, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 5
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Tokens Show featuring host Lee C. Camp with special guests Christian Wiman, Sheryl Thomas, Larry Franklin, the Revolution Strings Ensemble, and the...

Bought by KACU


  • Added: Jun 12, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Why do books so often turn to music? Richard Powers, author of a new, music-filled novel Orfeo, speaks to the strength of songs and symphonies, inc...

Bought by WABE and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 12:57
  • Purchases: 2
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The former host of NPR’s Talk of the Nation tells KVMR’s Brian Bahouth about reading poetry and other writing with Ensemble Galilei. A mix of word...

  • Added: Nov 21, 2013
  • Length: 09:13
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On this episode of Wordy Birds we interview author and filmmaker Carson Mell about his lastest book, The Blue Bourbon Orchestra, and its themes of ...

  • Added: Jul 17, 2012
  • Length: 26:39
Caption: For his album “Floating World, Volume One,” musician Aaron Novik composed songs based on writings of Adobe Books patrons
A lot of people these days hold down multiple jobs just to make ends meet. San Francisco resident Aaron Novik is a musician, a composer, an illustr...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2011
  • Length: 05:50
Caption: Lovejoy Brook Farm, Credit: Jenny Attiyeh
From Thoreau's rural journal to the science of the mind to 36 arguments for the existence of God to classical music to the future of farming (whew!...

Bought by WGBH Radio Boston


  • Added: Feb 11, 2010
  • Length: 57:30
  • Purchases: 1