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Caption: Still Hope, Credit: Daniel Johnston
Celebrating more of those that we lost in the past year with tributes remixed from the cutting room floor of 2019

  • Added: Dec 27, 2019
  • Length: 59:33
Caption: Howard Johnson's
On the road home with Art Linkletter, Warren Oates, Jon Hamm, Jessica Pare, Marshall Efron, Bob & Ray, John Witherspoon, Ice Cube, James Taylor, Jo...

Bought by KRCB-FM "Radio 91"


  • Added: Nov 25, 2019
  • Length: 58:08
  • Purchases: 1
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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
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 North Country Public Radio, WVAS, WGBH Radio Boston, WGBH Radio Boston, KTSW 89.9 and more


  • Added: Mar 13, 2008
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 37
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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