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A live show that you can view by looking at the video listed on the Full Description. You can also participate with the folks at the broadcast tab...

  • Added: Apr 26, 2015
  • Length: 02:56:58
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Music that led to rock and roll from musicians that influenced the rock and roll legends. None of the hits but all of the originators. Collector...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2015
  • Length: 02:50:56
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Music from the 1950s - 70s "that you've never heard before by musicians you've never heard of..." although it sound familiar. Really familiar beca...

  • Added: Mar 15, 2015
  • Length: 02:52:27
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The Louisiana rock and roll that didn't utilize the New Orleans sound associated with Dave Bartholomew and Cosimo Matassa. Music from west of the ...

  • Added: Mar 09, 2015
  • Length: 01:49:30
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Music you've never heard by musicians you've never heard of (but somehow seem more relevant than what is recorded today). The second hour of the s...

  • Added: Jan 11, 2015
  • Length: 02:48:49
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
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For the second week of September (9/14): Texas music scholar Gary Hartman recalls an unexpected incident that helped propel the state`s punk music ...

  • Added: Jul 26, 2012
  • Length: 01:30
Caption: Papa Susso
This week the Global Guru goes to Mali to learn the art of a griot, where storyteller, historian, political advisor, detective and genealogist are ...

Bought by WABE, WTIP, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 16, 2010
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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For the 5th week of September: Texas music scholar Gary Hartman tells the story of a Texas singer who earned the first gold album in country music ...

Bought by The Texan Radio Network


  • Added: Oct 09, 2008
  • Length: 01:35
  • Purchases: 1
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For the fourth week of September: Texas music scholar Gary Hartman tells the story of a Texan who performed in both churches and bordellos before b...

Bought by The Texan Radio Network


  • Added: Oct 09, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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For the second week of October: Texas music scholar Gary Hartman recounts the story of a popular artist who stopped making records in order to prot...

Bought by The Texan Radio Network and Marfa Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 09, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 2
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For the fourth week of May: Texas music scholar Gary Hartman tells us about a musician who was turned down by numerous nightclubs and record compan...

Bought by The Texan Radio Network


  • Added: Oct 08, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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For the second week of September: Texas music scholar Gary Hartman introduces us to the 'other' King of Western Swing.

Bought by The Texan Radio Network


  • Added: Sep 08, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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For the first week of September (8/31): Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a singer who was born in a railroad boxcar but went on to ...

Bought by The Texan Radio Network and Marfa Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 03, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 2
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For the fourth week of August (8/24): Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a woman who began her career singing radio jingles before be...

Bought by The Texan Radio Network


  • Added: Sep 03, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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For the third week of August (8/17): Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a Texan who may have been the first jazz musician ever to rec...

Bought by The Texan Radio Network and Marfa Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 03, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 2
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For the second week of August (8/10): Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a sharecropper's son who became an international country sta...

Bought by The Texan Radio Network


  • Added: Sep 03, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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For the first week of August (8/3): Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a German Texan who became a world famous pianist and a pioneer...

Bought by The Texan Radio Network


  • Added: Sep 03, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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For the last week of July (7/27): Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a Texan who revolutionized the world of jazz before his death at...

Bought by KCSM, The Texan Radio Network, and Marfa Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 03, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 3
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For the third week of July (7/20): Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a musician who used an obscure folk instrument to help redefine...

Bought by The Texan Radio Network


  • Added: Sep 03, 2008
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 1
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For the second week of July (7/13): Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a nightclub that helped resurrect the careers of several blues...

Bought by The Texan Radio Network


  • Added: Sep 03, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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For the first week of July (7/6): Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a Texan who was a champion rodeo rider before she became a pione...

Bought by The Texan Radio Network


  • Added: Sep 03, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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For the last week of June (6/29): Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a Texan who made the first ever commercial recording in country ...

Bought by The Texan Radio Network


  • Added: Sep 03, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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For the fourth week of June (6/22): Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a Texan who was a Rhodes scholar, a janitor, and a helicopter ...

Bought by The Texan Radio Network


  • Added: Sep 03, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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For the third week of June (6/20): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a trailblazing singer whom many have called "the ori...

Bought by The Texan Radio Network


  • Added: Jun 13, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1