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Caption: That's me, compliments of Andy Kerr
The music sound familiar and you probably have heard their names; Dr. John, H-Bomb Ferguson, Russ Conway, Horace Parlan, Edward Frank, and Roy Carr...

  • Added: Jan 13, 2020
  • Length: 28:50
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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
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It has been a summertime tradition for over 100 years on this episode of The Live Feed we bring you the Winona Municipal Band and their 2016 season...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 53:10
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Strangers on a train, partners in crime - the two great art forms of the twentieth century meet. As film composers incorporated new sounds into th...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2013
  • Length: 29:01
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For the third week of January (1/16): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a pioneering female R&B artist who is a triple th...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2012
  • Length: 01:40
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When Matt O'Meilia was 10 years old, a rock star moved into his neighborhood. And not just any rock star. A hometown boy made good. The rock star...

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  • Added: Apr 02, 2012
  • Length: 04:14
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Caldwell O'Keefe tending bar at his house in Tulsa, Okla., Credit: Abby Wendle
Caldwell O’Keefe was part-owner of and bartender at Nine of Cups, a restaurant and bar on Tulsa’s Boston Avenue. In the 1970s, O’Keefe mixed drinks...

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  • Added: Apr 02, 2012
  • Length: 04:23
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: 'Sugar' the Cat
A "newsical" overview of the news media craze for stories about animals, our own personal relationships with animals and my own experience as a per...

  • Added: Mar 23, 2012
  • Length: 56:21
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Deborah J. Hunter's poem "Jazz on a Diamond-Needle Hi-Fi" is performed live in Central Park by jazz musicians Tin Pan. Full poem below.

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  • Added: Jan 19, 2012
  • Length: 02:29
  • Purchases: 1
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Open the box and see what metamorphoses. If kids put together a music show from their very own perspective, the outcome will mostly be somewhat une...

  • Added: Sep 29, 2009
  • Length: 29:59