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Caption: Jerron "Blind Boy" Paxton on the WoodSongs Stage.
On this week's WoodSongs broadcast, folksinger Michael Johnathon celebrates Jug Bands with the legendary Jim Kweskin, Jerron "Blind Boy" Paxton and...

Bought by WETS, Yellowstone Public Radio, KHNS, WOUB, Red River Radio Network and more


  • Added: Nov 07, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 24
Caption: Photo by Russell Lee, New Mexico girls c. 1940
This week on The Children's Hour, we learn about traditional children's songs of New Mexico.

Bought by WCNY, WPCA-LP, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], and RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Oct 31, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Jazz 88 logo, Credit: Tim Nyberg (Octane Creative)
This Twin Cities Jazz Festival takes place multiple times of year, and locates itself indoors or out, according to the season. It’s an event with a...

  • Added: Oct 10, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Jazz 88 logo, Credit: Tim Nyberg (Octane Creative)
This Fall’s edition of the Twin Cities Jazz Festival comes to Crooner’s in Fridley, Sunday Oct 20, 12:30 till 7:30. Coming up, the Director of the ...

  • Added: Oct 10, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
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Part one of a Monday Music Special produced for Montana Public Radio featuring music from artists performing in western and central Montana in the ...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 24, 2019
  • Length: 29:32
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dawn Avery, Credit: Deborah Martin
Dawn Avery - Cellist, Composer, Vocalist, Educator - Mohawk and Sufi - Our Fire, Crane/Ajijaak, and Beloved

  • Added: Feb 02, 2019
  • Length: 26:30
Caption: Jazz 88 logo, Credit: Tim Nyberg (Octane Creative)
Kathi and Dean Lavalle have been associated with many bands of the years. They have found that the little big band format, with 10 pieces, provides...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Jazz 88 logo, Credit: Tim Nyberg (Octane Creative)
The Lavalle Jazz Cats is a little big band, 10 pieces, that plays this Wednesday, November 21 at the Applewood in Maple Grove at 7pm, and then Satu...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
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January 1953 was a busy month for recording in Chicago, involving sessions, this week, with Little Walter, “Honeyboy” Edwards, Muddy Waters, and J....

  • Added: Jul 14, 2018
  • Length: 03:29
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Betsayda Machado is the voice of Venezuela. Raised in the small village of El Clavo in the region of Barlovento, her recent rural recordings with...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 11, 2018
  • Length: :45
  • Purchases: 1
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This time we profile Ruth Brown, one of the biggest R&B singers of the 1950s, who first hit the top of the Billboard charts, this week in 1950.

  • Added: Apr 23, 2018
  • Length: 03:29
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This time we profile The Howlin’ Wolf, who made his debut on the Billboard R&B charts in 1951.

  • Added: Apr 17, 2018
  • Length: 03:29
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This time we profile Sister Rosetta Tharpe, who first recorded with an electric guitar, this week in 1941.

  • Added: Apr 15, 2018
  • Length: 03:29
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This time we profile Professor Longhair, who first recorded a beloved Mardi Gras classic, this week in 1949.

  • Added: Apr 14, 2018
  • Length: 03:29
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This time, we profile Henry Thomas, whose two dozen recordings for Vocalion, made in the late 1920s, hark back to a time before the blues.

  • Added: Apr 10, 2018
  • Length: 03:29
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This time, we profile harmonica ace Junior Wells — who was in the studio laying down some classic tracks for Delmark Records, this week in 1965.

  • Added: Apr 08, 2018
  • Length: 03:29
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This time, we profile Little Richard and Specialty Records owner Art Rupe, who, at first anyway, wasn’t too impressed by Little Richard.

  • Added: Apr 06, 2018
  • Length: 03:29
Caption: Fire Bell, Credit: Adrian Suarez
Bassist Graydon Peterson, drummer Jay Epstein and guitarist Park Evans comprise Fire Bell. The group is a modern jazz trio that shares musical visi...

  • Added: Apr 05, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
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This time, we profile blues piano mystery man, Black Bob — who was in the studio this week with Memphis Minnie, in 1935.

  • Added: Apr 02, 2018
  • Length: 03:29
From: Kim Clark
Series: Dig!
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In this edition: vintage live cuts by the Rolling Stones, the Standells, and the Grateful Dead; a great Stevie Wonder b-side; Scott Mckenzie's 1967...

Bought by Delmarva Public Radio, KMXT, GCR (Global Community Radio), KRZA, Delmarva Public Radio and more


  • Added: Aug 07, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Charlie Parr, Credit: Peter Lee
The Loring Park Music Festival started out as a neighborhood thing but it’s grown a bit. It still has an acoustic orientation, but it now embraces ...

  • Added: May 31, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
Caption: Scottie Miller Band, Credit: Jim Vazquez
Many bands start out as good ideas. But it takes talent and commitment to for bands to grow. That is the case with the Scottie Miller Band. The gro...

  • Added: Dec 16, 2016
  • Length: 08:07
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The best of John Kander & Fred Ebb from CABARET to CHICAGO

Bought by WRR


  • Added: May 24, 2016
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Rosemount Jazz Blast 2016 poster, Credit: John Zschunke
Summer is here and that means Minnesotans Go Outside to events like Jazz Blast. Held in Rosemount, Jazz Blast presents a varied group of jazz artis...

  • Added: May 20, 2016
  • Length: 04:59
Caption: Charmin Michelle, Credit: JuliAnne Jonker
There’s a lot to be said for working with the same musicians over the years. That’s the case with Charmin Michelle and Joel Shapira. Joel Shapira t...

  • Added: May 01, 2016
  • Length: 05:00