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Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Sitting on top of the world has been around a long time. The song was written by Walter Vinson and Sam Chatmon, members of the blues group, the Mis...

  • Added: Jan 10, 2017
  • Length: 05:55
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This edition of The Roadhouse keeps the blues spirit rolling. I’ve got quite of bit of new music to round out the hour, including Big Bill Morganfi...

Bought by WJAB


  • Added: Dec 23, 2016
  • Length: 59:54
  • Purchases: 1
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A lively ride through the story of the soul star’s all-too-brief career but long-enduring legacy. We’ll hear from other musicians, music writers, ...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, Red River Radio Network, WXXI, WYSO, KCSM and more


  • Added: Nov 16, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 21
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As always, a big hour ahead in this edition of The Roadhouse. It’ll probably get your heart rate going a bit as it’s pretty much all upbeat, uptemp...

Bought by KSRQ and WJAB


  • Added: Jun 30, 2016
  • Length: 59:54
  • Purchases: 2
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Marc Steiner Show producer Mark Gunnery shares an appreciation and review of the latest John Coltrane release, Offering: Live at Temple University....

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 24, 2014
  • Length: 04:58
  • Purchases: 1
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A celebration and exploration of "Blood on the Tracks," the Bob Dylan album voted his best in a Rolling Stone magazine fan survey. Music writers, ...

Bought by KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA, WYSO, NPR Illinois, KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA, WCAI / WNAN and more


  • Added: Nov 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:52:55
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Phil w/2012 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Early Bluegrass is often viewed as a post WWII idiom reflecting great changes in the US. With that in mind, it makes sense that early bluegrass is ...

  • Added: May 27, 2013
  • Length: 04:50
Caption: Phil w/2012 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Follow bluegrass and old time music for a while, and you realize that fans and players are tuned into the evolution of the music. The evolution has...

  • Added: Dec 01, 2012
  • Length: 06:23
Caption: Phil at work, Credit: Sejan Yun
Old time fiddling in North America is different wherever you go. In some places in the southwest, old fiddlers play the waltzes and polkas that cam...

Bought by WAMU


  • Added: Jun 11, 2011
  • Length: 06:49
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Phil at work, Credit: Sejan yun
You do something in the present and it has a consequence. Obviously. You cannot tell any kind of story without one event leading to another. Like i...

Bought by KUCB and WAMU


  • Added: May 21, 2011
  • Length: 05:58
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Phil at work, Credit: Sejan Yun
After a selection from the new Russell Johnson CD, we play a couple of songs about war. One displays cruelty, the other kindness. The Gem of Bluegr...

Bought by WEZU, Robin Hood Radio/ WHDD AM 1020/FM 91.9-WLHV FM 88.1 /WGHQ AM 920, KUCB, KIOS-FM Omaha Public Radio, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: May 21, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Phil at work, Credit: Sejan Yun
Program for May 14 – May 20, 2011 Because we’ve got a lot of new bluegrass to play, we start out the show that way, and we include a couple of addi...

Bought by WEZU, KUCB, Robin Hood Radio/ WHDD AM 1020/FM 91.9-WLHV FM 88.1 /WGHQ AM 920, Prairie Public, WXXI and more


  • Added: May 07, 2011
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Phil at work, Credit: Sejan Yun
For regular users, piece for April 23-29, 2011. Others use anytime. Piece reflects of the basics of bluegrass rhythm, and tells a little about how ...

Bought by WAMU


  • Added: Apr 09, 2011
  • Length: 06:50
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Phil with PRX award, Credit: Karen Van Norman
program for February 5 - 11, 2010

Bought by KMXT, KUCB, WAMU, WXXI, KIOS-FM Omaha Public Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 24, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Phil Nusbaum, Credit: Claire Nusbaum
Many bluegrass songs depict heavy burdens borne by characters in songs, and by us listeners. That's the subject of this Gem of Bluegrass.

Bought by WAMU


  • Added: Jan 29, 2011
  • Length: 07:05
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Phil Nusbaum, Credit: Karen Van Norman
To folk music scholars, a style of folk music represents a specific group of people, but also has relationships with surrounding cultures. For a lo...

Bought by Robin Hood Radio/ WHDD AM 1020/FM 91.9-WLHV FM 88.1 /WGHQ AM 920 and WAMU


  • Added: Jan 23, 2011
  • Length: 09:29
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Phil at work, Credit: Sejan Yun
for regular users, piece for Jan 8 - 14, 2011. Others use any time.

  • Added: Dec 05, 2010
  • Length: 05:58
Caption: Phil at work, Credit: Sejan Yun
for regular users, piece for Jan 25 - 31, otherwise use anytime

Bought by WAMU


  • Added: Nov 30, 2010
  • Length: 06:23
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Phil at work, Credit: Sejan Yun
for regular users, piece for December 25 - 31, 2010. Others use any time.

  • Added: Nov 30, 2010
  • Length: 03:17
Caption: Phil at work, Credit: Sejan Yun
for regular users, show for Dec 18 - 24, 2010. For othrs, use any time.

Bought by WAMU


  • Added: Nov 21, 2010
  • Length: 03:17
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Phil at work, Credit: Sejan Yun
for regular users, piece for Nov 6 - 12, 2010

Bought by WAMU


  • Added: Oct 24, 2010
  • Length: 07:37
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Phil at work, Credit: Sejan Yun
for regular users, piece for Oct 30 - Nov 5, 2010. For others, use any time

Bought by WAMU


  • Added: Oct 15, 2010
  • Length: 07:31
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Phil at work, Credit: Sejan Yun
for regular users, piece for Oct 16 - 22, 2010. FOr others, use anytime

Bought by WAMU


  • Added: Oct 03, 2010
  • Length: 04:40
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Phil at work, Credit: Sejan Yun
for regular users, piece for Oct 2 - 8, 2010

Bought by WAMU


  • Added: Sep 11, 2010
  • Length: 09:40
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Phil at work, Credit: Sejan Yun
for regular users, piece for Dept 25 - Oct 1, 2010

Bought by WAMU


  • Added: Sep 09, 2010
  • Length: 04:25
  • Purchases: 1