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Caption: Ahmad Naffory is pictured on a Beirut rooftop. He founded the band Assa'aleek,  but after being denied re-entry to Lebanon,  was granted asylum in the Netherlands. The band endures without him, and he has continued making music in his new home., Credit: Photo courtesy of Mohamad Khayata
Ahmad Naffory fell in love with the guitar in a Syrian grocery store, but he didn't know that his music would cause him to flee his home for anothe...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2017
  • Length: 27:05
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During the night of November 13th, 2015, a series of terrorist attacks claimed by ISIL killed 130 people and injured 368 in Paris, France. Kansas C...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2016
  • Length: 10:05
Caption: CY Dieyi performs a cover of Rihanna’s “FourFiveSeconds” on stage at an event in Inglewood, CA., Credit: Myah Williams
In her native Nigeria, Cynthia Dieyi is a pop singer who celebrates her culture through her music. But here in America, she's still unknown, and h...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Jul 01, 2015
  • Length: 04:17
  • Purchases: 1
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Prem traded music superstardom in Nepal for a job waiting tables in America...

Bought by KFAI and KCUR


  • Added: Apr 15, 2008
  • Length: 18:39
  • Purchases: 2
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A musical travelogue into rural Cuba

Bought by PRX Remix, WBEZ, PRX to iTunes, New Hampshire Public Radio, and KXOT Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 31, 2007
  • Length: 08:45
  • Purchases: 5
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Maori group called 'Wai" blends traditions with a hip hop sound in New Zealand.

Bought by WNJR and KSUT


  • Added: Oct 06, 2006
  • Length: 06:11
  • Purchases: 2
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Producer Frank Browning visits an Irish town where economic prosperity has locals wondering how to move forward while keeping their traditions intact.

  • Added: Jul 06, 2006
  • Length: 10:36
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Sandy Tolan visits with some of Bulgaria's last Ladino speakers as they try to keep their language from going silent.

Bought by WBEZ, Documentary on One - RTE, Ireland, WFUV, and Third Coast International Audio Festival


  • Added: Jul 04, 2006
  • Length: 07:55
  • Purchases: 4
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The Dutch Prince Claus had a dream to create an opera in the Sahel. Now some of the regions most talented musicians have come together to produce it.

Bought by Marfa Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 24, 2006
  • Length: 06:16
  • Purchases: 1
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Personal stories of being part of Australia’s Stolen Generation.

Bought by XRAY.fm, KWIS 88.3 FM, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WUFT, KWIT and more


  • Added: Oct 04, 2005
  • Length: 59:33
  • Purchases: 14
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A look at the tradition of bell ringing in England.

  • Added: Apr 15, 2004
  • Length: 06:45