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Caption: The Roustabouts, Credit: Jessica Bailey
The group is nothing if not individualistic, with a collection of acoustic instruments and hard-edged singing. It's acoustic rock with a a lot of e...

  • Added: May 16, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
Caption: Lesli Wood of The Redwood Plan, Credit: Joshua McNichols
Lesli Wood has achieved almost every goal she's set for herself. She's a professional lawyer. And her band, The Redwood Plan, has played to big cro...

Bought by Delmarva Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 30, 2014
  • Length: 14:20
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Pi Day at Pies and Pints, Credit: Joshua McNichols
Kennith Darling played bass with Seattle band The Trouble Starts. That is, he used to, until the band broke up. "I feel like I lost three really cl...

Bought by KUOW and Delmarva Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 30, 2014
  • Length: 11:06
  • Purchases: 2
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Gaetane Abrial unabashedly declares her love, passion and desires in the song "Unknown Flavors" co-written with André Manoukian.

  • Added: Feb 08, 2013
  • Length: 04:50
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"I love you", three short words, full of sweetness, but there are undercurrents and a darker side, as Jean-Jacques Goldman tells us in his song "Kn...

  • Added: Nov 09, 2012
  • Length: 04:56
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We have crossed swords, we have suffered sleepless nights. Do we dare reach out to each other with open arms?

  • Added: Oct 17, 2012
  • Length: 05:02
Caption: Mathilde is back! What now?
Following a traumatic breakup, Mathilde is back in town, leaving her ex-partner in a state of panic.

  • Added: Sep 06, 2012
  • Length: 04:08
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Do not fear happiness. It does not exist. We shall die tomorrow. Let yourself go for the duration of a kiss...

  • Added: Aug 17, 2012
  • Length: 04:34
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A young Frenchman visits the Red Square in Moscow. His guide is a pretty Russian girl. Romance blossoms, notwithstanding Cold War politics.

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Aug 07, 2012
  • Length: 05:43
  • Purchases: 1
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A poem by Jacques Prévert, "As Simple as 'Good Morning'" has become a song that celebrates a serene and contented love. Vanina Michel interprets...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Jul 26, 2012
  • Length: 04:10
  • Purchases: 1
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A man promises pearls, diamonds and riches to a woman. She responds: I have no need for these treasures. Bars on the window are bars even if they ...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Jul 24, 2012
  • Length: 05:29
  • Purchases: 1
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Edith Piaf in an upbeat mood, interprets a beautiful love song written especially for her by Charles Aznavour.

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Jul 19, 2012
  • Length: 04:43
  • Purchases: 1
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The Holmes Brothers have been entertaining audiences with their uplifting blend of gospel, blues and R&B for three decades. Their latest album "Fe...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: May 27, 2010
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The son of a minister, Gordon Gano hardly seemed like an obvious candidate to front the 1980's post-punk band, The Violent Femmes. But his smart ly...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: May 18, 2010
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 1
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You may not know his name but if you're a fan of HBO's "True Blood" you know Jace Everett's baritone. Each week Jace's song "Bad Things" accompanie...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 22, 2009
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A profile of rock producer, ambient musician and music conceptualist Brian Eno, for his 60th birthday

  • Added: May 07, 2008
  • Length: 03:30
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The first, and biggest, musical superstar from Asbury Park was not Bruce Springsteen, and he didn't play rock & roll

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and WFUV


  • Added: Feb 06, 2006
  • Length: 07:04
  • Purchases: 2
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Evergreen profile of Frank Loesser, composer of "Guys & Dolls", the most frequently produced musical ever

Bought by KERA, KOTO, and WHQR


  • Added: Feb 22, 2005
  • Length: 07:13
  • Purchases: 3
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the "greatest generation" had the greatest music, according to hot jazz bandleader/historian Vince Giordano

Bought by KERA


  • Added: Feb 15, 2005
  • Length: 07:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Leon Cippini wanted to be a great drummer; he became a great cymbal tester instead.

Bought by KTNA


  • Added: Apr 20, 2004
  • Length: 02:39
  • Purchases: 1