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Coming to you from the WFMT Radio Network - a new one-hour special, Dee Alexander: Jazz at Christmastime – Recorded live at Chicago’s Jazz Showcase...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
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A survey by one of the country's top media research firms sheds light -- if not love -- on the holiday music we love to hate.

Bought by WTIP, Delta College Public Radio, WRST-FM Oshkosh, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 13, 2018
  • Length: 03:47
  • Purchases: 4
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Co-hosts Gregg & Gabriela visit the world's largest boat show, where billionaires flash their $200M luxury yachts, equipped with helicopters and pe...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2018
  • Length: 59:56
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In this music special we celebrate contemporary Native American artists with rare live recordings of Ulali and Bill Miller. Also, interviews with B...

  • Added: Nov 23, 2017
  • Length: 59:54
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Co-Hosts Gregg McVicar & Gabriela Castelán pick their favorite albums of 2016. In Hour 2, Special Correspondent Christina Aanestad reports back fro...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Dec 15, 2016
  • Length: 01:59:55
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Be MIne!
The first hour of this week's Valentine's mix. Love stories and romantic music provided by The Bryan Ferry Orchestra, Benny Carter, Diana Krall, El...

Bought by Radio New Zealand


  • Added: Feb 10, 2015
  • Length: 59:13
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Joe Bev hosts an hour of Halloween 78s., Credit: Lorie Kellogg
Joe Bev presents an hour of spooky 78 RPM records, including: Old Man Moze Is Dead - Louis Armstrong (1935), The Ghost of Old Man Mose - Harry Gol...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 04, 2014
  • Length: 59:34
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Mummers Day Parade, Credit: Rebecca Moon
The Mummers Day Parade is as quintessentially South Philadelphia as Ben Franklin or Willy Penn, a Philly cheese steak or Italian water ice. It’s un...

  • Added: Dec 13, 2013
  • Length: 23:29
Caption: The Witches of Lublin
At the Sabbath table on a Friday evening, the Khasidim of Eastern Europe sang tish nigunim, “table songs” praising God . . . seeking to get closer ...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2012
  • Length: 03:16
Caption: The Witches of Lublin
Sometimes, klezmer songs borrowed from popular folk melodies. “Lustig Zayn”, also known as “My Yofes” came from Polish peasants. But the more kle...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2012
  • Length: 05:24
Caption: The Witches of Lublin
This is a more spiritual tune. In 18th Century Poland, the Jewish mystic philosophy of Khasidism was born. The Khasidim believed that singing song...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2012
  • Length: 03:53
Caption: The Witches of Lublin
In the audio drama “The Witches of Lublin,” Sofia is a teenaged girl in love – all that matters to her is that the object of her affection shares h...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2012
  • Length: 03:44
Caption: The Witches of Lublin
This lively dance is a bulgar. It is exactly the sort of music one would hear at one of the market fairs held in Easter Europe during the late 1700...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2012
  • Length: 09:55
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James Kaplan has a fresh take on the life of Frank Sinatra, the iconic—maybe the greatest—performing artist of the American Century, with more and ...

Bought by NPR Illinois, KREV-LP, WCPN, KUOW, WCAI / WNAN and more


  • Added: Dec 02, 2010
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 6
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A documentary exploring why we sing music at church and what it does for individuals and communities.

Bought by WGBH Radio Boston, WGBH Radio Boston, KTSW 89.9, WVPE, KREV-LP and more


  • Added: Mar 13, 2008
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 35
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stories, songs and poems about love performed before a live audience

  • Added: Jan 10, 2008
  • Length: 59:34
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Shimmy and Shake to a Mardi Gras Concert of New Orleans Roots Music

Bought by KZYX, KMUD, KXCR, KMXT, KMUW and more


  • Added: Jan 26, 2007
  • Length: 01:04:14
  • Purchases: 18
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KUT staff share Xmas memories attached to unique seasonal songs

  • Added: Dec 20, 2006
  • Length: 52:27
Caption: Kapono Beamer, Credit: Dayna Marie Beamer
Enjoy the magic of a Hawaiian Christmas with slack key master Kapono Beamer, sharing tales of his family's holiday traditions and rich musical lega...

Bought by KISU, KUAC, WNMU-FM, Marfa Public Radio, KREV-LP and more


  • Added: Dec 08, 2006
  • Length: 29:51
  • Purchases: 22
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866 brass players in a line 41 miles long play Taps, then play as a group

Bought by Public Interactive


  • Added: May 27, 2005
  • Length: 10:24
  • Purchases: 1