PRX - Pieces for Tone: Intriguing

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Poetry and music about April.

  • Added: Apr 06, 2019
  • Length: 58:25
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Looking through old photos elicits a myriad of feelings.

  • Added: Mar 10, 2019
  • Length: 59:26
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New releases from some Night Cafe favorites.

  • Added: Mar 10, 2019
  • Length: 58:56
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A tribute to the science fiction american old-time radio series, combined with an intriguing testimony of a woman that suspects that an alien race ...

  • Added: Aug 04, 2018
  • Length: 05:30
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A live broadcast from after the future floods and disasters of New Orleans. Yeah, I know a bit too cryptic but it works on radio.

  • Added: Jul 30, 2018
  • Length: 02:54:07
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In 1965, an underground network formed in Chicago to help pregnant women get abortions. At first, they connected women with doctors willing to brea...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 02, 2018
  • Length: 11:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Other than marinating in water, there's not much similarity between Louisiana Swamp Pop music and California Surf music. Oh yeah, both were featur...

  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 02:49:42
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A whirlwind tour of bluegrass, jazz and genre-bending musicians born in the month of August.

  • Added: Aug 29, 2017
  • Length: 01:56:06
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LTR!s July showcase, Discover HAITI, offers an interesting sidebar to second most populous country in the Caribbean at 10.6 million. It was the fi...

Bought by KISA Digital Studios


  • Added: Jul 27, 2017
  • Length: 01:03:13
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Studs Terkel
Studs Terkel interviews a female advertising executive in the 1970's for his book "Working."

  • Added: May 04, 2017
  • Length: 03:19
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In 1928, Huey P. Long became the youngest Governor in Louisiana’s history. He bragged that he bought lawmakers like “sacks of potatoes, shuffled ‘e...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 23, 2017
  • Length: 26:14
  • Purchases: 1
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What are the World's Worst Cocktail Names? We also discuss knitting and get into the Wine News. The Wine Fellers is an upbeat, good chemistry dri...

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:00
Caption: Johnny Hodges
This program pays tribute to those inventive alto saxophonists in the early years of jazz.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Aug 03, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: William Jennings Bryan
Portraits of some of America’s most groundbreaking and unusual presidential candidates...who never won the white house.

Bought by KPIK-LP, WXAV 88.3FM, WCQS, KALW, KHNS and more


  • Added: Jul 19, 2016
  • Length: 53:25
  • Purchases: 21
Caption: The Washingtonians
In the beginning, they went by the name, The Washingtonians. But, it wasn’t long before they became one of the most recognizable bands in the coun...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jun 13, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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It's FM91's 40th birthday! WGTE FM in Toledo began broadcasting May 2, 1976 and for four decades has continued to deliver the highest quality arts,...

  • Added: May 02, 2016
  • Length: 06:20
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Likely the most historic decade in launching the Musical Comedy as an American art form; Showboat; The Gershwins & Cole Porter

Bought by WRR


  • Added: Apr 08, 2016
  • Length: 58:28
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Fats Waller
Pianist, composer, vocalist and ultimate entertainer Fats Waller always said his favorite instrument was the pipe organ.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Apr 06, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Bert Ambrose & his Orchestra
Bandleader and violinist Bert Ambrose lead, by far, the most distinguished dance band in England in the latter 1920s and early 1930s.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Mar 23, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jane Green
This is a sampling of the women who performed on Broadway and recorded studio sessions in the 1920s.

Bought by WCPN, WNMU-FM, WCPN, WXAV 88.3FM, and KCBX


  • Added: Mar 03, 2016
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Dr. Halle Tanner Dillion Johnson  was the first woman and the first black woman to practice medicine in Alabama.  She was licensed in 1891.
Here's an account of healthcare in the rural Alabama. This account was written in 1894. Listen.

  • Added: Mar 01, 2016
  • Length: 06:39
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Paula Bernstein and Elyse Schein share 100 percent of their DNA. Separated at birth, the twins were both adopted and raised by loving families. The...

Bought by American Voices and PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 19, 2016
  • Length: 15:05
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Johnny Dodds
As jazz emerged as the popular music of the 1920s, it was common to have the trumpet as the lead instrument, however, a few pioneering musicians wa...

Bought by KRZA and KCBX


  • Added: Jan 20, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Sword and Scale Episode 5
Imagine a criminal conspiracy and cover-up so so massive in scale, involving the highest levels of government and industry, that it threatens the v...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2016
  • Length: 54:26
Caption: Eddie South
Chicago based violinist Eddie South, The Dark Angel of the Fiddle, actually can be classified as worldwide.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jan 06, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1