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This time we profile street musician Bongo Joe, who recorded a cult favorite for Arhoolie Records, in 1968.

  • Added: Apr 21, 2018
  • Length: 03:29
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Band Box Records was a 1950's rarity, a woman-owned recording business. More exceptional, Vicki Morosan was a Romanian immigrant making a daily bet...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2017
  • Length: 03:56:19
Caption: A trapeze student, Credit: Joshua McNichols
Kari Kirkland stands on a narrow platform high above the ground. As a trapeze instructor, her job is to convince students to jump off that platform...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, Delmarva Public Radio, and KUOW


  • Added: May 20, 2014
  • Length: 16:18
  • Purchases: 3
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This "newsical" program is an informal survey of pop culture myths and popular music misconceptions about getting older...by a veteran of Pacifica ...

Bought by KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm


  • Added: Mar 28, 2011
  • Length: 54:53
  • Purchases: 1
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Day Job is a look at how (Seattle) musicians pay the rent.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 21, 2008
  • Length: 04:29
  • Purchases: 1
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Dayjob is a look at how (Seattle) musicians pay the rent

Bought by KLCC


  • Added: Aug 21, 2008
  • Length: 04:23
  • Purchases: 1
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Day Job is a look at how (Seattle) musicians pay the rent.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and KLCC


  • Added: Aug 21, 2008
  • Length: 04:01
  • Purchases: 2
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Day Job is a look at how (Seattle) musicians pay the rent.

  • Added: Aug 21, 2008
  • Length: 03:45
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Day Job is a look at how (Seattle) musicians pay the rent.

  • Added: Aug 21, 2008
  • Length: 05:00
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Dayjob is a look at how (Seattle) musicians pay the rent.

  • Added: Aug 21, 2008
  • Length: 03:12
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Singer-songwriter delves into dark and quirky places

Bought by WAMC and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 17, 2008
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 2
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The ambient house pioneers The Orb talk about their sample and slice journey.

  • Added: Jun 12, 2008
  • Length: 03:30
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The French electro-duo celebrates 10th Anniversary of Moon Safari

Bought by XRAY.fm and KUT-HD


  • Added: Apr 22, 2008
  • Length: 03:32
  • Purchases: 2
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A collection of handpicked songs exploring the sounds of three prominent members of the mallet family of percussive instruments - Xylophones, Vibes...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2008
  • Length: 58:55
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Who decided on the name of that band and why that name?

Bought by WRVO Public Media and WAMC


  • Added: Apr 01, 2008
  • Length: 03:24
  • Purchases: 2
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Really warm Christmas wishes in a mix of surf, reggae, and island tunes.

Bought by KRPS, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, KRPS, and Northeast Indiana Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 02, 2007
  • Length: 59:03
  • Purchases: 4
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A collection of handpicked songs from a very wide range of musical styles that address the subject of rhythm as it pertains to music and dance.

  • Added: Sep 11, 2007
  • Length: 58:52
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A collection of handpicked songs from a very wide range of musical styles demonstrating the versatility of the harmonica.

  • Added: Sep 07, 2007
  • Length: 58:55
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A collection of some of the best songs ever written about Memphis, Tennessee's other music city.

  • Added: Sep 07, 2007
  • Length: 58:52
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Great songs about the jukebox from a wide variety of musical genres.

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Sep 07, 2007
  • Length: 58:55
  • Purchases: 1
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Joe Bussard on his collection of 25,000 78's and his own Fonotone Records label

Bought by KXOT Public Radio and NPR Station Showcase with PRX


  • Added: Nov 13, 2006
  • Length: 19:35
  • Purchases: 2
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a profile of songwriter Sonny Curtis, his song "I Fought the Law," and its influence on rock 'n roll

  • Added: May 11, 2006
  • Length: 05:50
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Asia's Elvis fan club meets in Hong Kong.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, WBEZ, and KTNA


  • Added: Oct 04, 2005
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 3
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A short story (accompanied by the song Bud's Back Porch Stomp) about the ripple effect that happens when human beings make magic.

  • Added: Sep 12, 2005
  • Length: 06:12
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a weird-sounding musical instrument that's nearly impossible to play still attracts followers

Bought by WAMC, WMBR, and KMRE-LP


  • Added: Apr 01, 2005
  • Length: 05:05
  • Purchases: 3