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Caption: WBOI's Folktale of the Solstice Season, Credit: Julia Meek
This folktale celebrates the dark stretch of the year with musical customs meant to brighten winter's darkest hours.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, RadioFreePalmer, WLPR, WFIU and more


  • Added: Dec 19, 2018
  • Length: 59:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Chris Foreman at the Hammond B3
Chris Foreman plays Sundays in Church. And every Friday night, he's at Chicago's legendary Green Mill — playing the funky Hammond B3 organ in a nig...

  • Added: Jul 06, 2016
  • Length: 04:21
Caption: WBOI's Folkale of Aeolus the Wind, Credit: Julia Meek
"Always be in readiness for favorable winds"--that's an ancient Chinese proverb, and it fills the sails of this week's folktale w/ 'musical air cur...

Bought by WFIU, GCR (Global Community Radio), WLPR, WFIU, and 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 28, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: WBOI's Folktale of Illumination, Credit: Julia Meek
It's a "ray of thought" we're focused on this week, in a golden glow of musical customs from folkworlds old and new--so grab the Ray-bans, and get ...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, and WFIU


  • Added: Aug 11, 2015
  • Length: 59:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: The Folktale of Star Shine, Credit: Julia Meek
As novelist Richelle Goodrich wonders: “Why only gaze at the stars? Catch one!” Musical opportunities abound this week on our Folktale of Star Shine.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), WFIU, GCR (Global Community Radio), WLPR, and WFIU


  • Added: Jun 02, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: WBOI's Folktale of Unity, Credit: Julia Meek
“All for one and one for all, united we stand divided we fall.” A stock reminder via Alexandre Dumas for our rally round the radio this week on th...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), GCR (Global Community Radio), WLPR, and WFIU


  • Added: Mar 26, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Pat O'Keefe with bass clarinet, Credit: Scott Miller
Pat O’Keefe plays an instrument that is not well known to the general public, the bass clarinet. But Pat shows us that the instrument expresses a v...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Oct 17, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
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From gentle breezes to nor'easters, squalls and unrelenting gales, it’s these air currents that carry us to every corner of the musical world this ...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), WLPR, WFIU, GCR (Global Community Radio), WGZS and more


  • Added: Sep 08, 2014
  • Length: 59:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Joko Suttrisno at home, Credit: Phil Nusbaum
We talk to Joko Sutrisno, leader of the Sumunar Gamelan and Dance Ensemble since 1995. He tells us a little about gamelan music, getting us ready f...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
Caption: The Everly Brothers
Celebrating The Everly Brothers-a tribute to Phil Everly with classic tracks from their entire career including rare interviews, demos, alternate a...

Bought by Radio New Zealand


  • Added: Jan 07, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:34
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: WBOI's Folktale of the Market Place, Credit: Julia Meek
This week's edition of Folktales finds us "Shopping 'til we drop", in a wide variety of musical fashions-- and as J.C. Penney would say: It's all i...

Bought by WFIU, GCR (Global Community Radio), WLPR, and WFIU


  • Added: Dec 12, 2012
  • Length: 59:59
  • Purchases: 4
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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A tribute to the legacy and influence of the 1930’s band, the Mississippi Sheiks.

Bought by KPSQ-LP, KALH, KPVL, KEOS, WRNC-LP and more


  • Added: Aug 16, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Sometimes with the blues, two is better than one!

Bought by KPSQ-LP, KMUW, KALH, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, KEOS and more


  • Added: Jul 27, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Missy Andersen keeps old school Soul and R&B alive!

Bought by KPSQ-LP, KALH, WNCU, and WXXI


  • Added: Jun 07, 2010
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 4
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A new album from Blues harmonica master Mark Hummel

Bought by KPSQ-LP, KALH, KMUW, WNCU, and WXXI


  • Added: Apr 05, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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The French electro-duo celebrates 10th Anniversary of Moon Safari

Bought by XRAY.fm and KUT-HD


  • Added: Apr 22, 2008
  • Length: 03:32
  • Purchases: 2
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A collection of handpicked songs from a very wide range of musical styles that address the subject of rhythm as it pertains to music and dance.

  • Added: Sep 11, 2007
  • Length: 58:52
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The unusual setting where Igor Stravinsky conducted many of his recordings -- Hollywood Post 43 of the American Legion

  • Added: May 02, 2007
  • Length: 16:18
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Joe Bussard on his collection of 25,000 78's and his own Fonotone Records label

Bought by KXOT Public Radio and NPR Station Showcase with PRX


  • Added: Nov 13, 2006
  • Length: 19:35
  • Purchases: 2
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A Presidential look at misconduct, dirty politics and Impeachment

Bought by WUTC, KVMR, KZYX, KMUN, KTNA and more


  • Added: Jun 27, 2006
  • Length: 58:40
  • Purchases: 10
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a profile of songwriter Sonny Curtis, his song "I Fought the Law," and its influence on rock 'n roll

  • Added: May 11, 2006
  • Length: 05:50