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Tired of the winter? Ready to laugh in old man winter's face and tell him to take a hike? Then grab the outerwear & take a listen--Here's a folktal...

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


  • Added: Dec 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:00:00
  • Purchases: 3
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: WBOI's Folktale of Gatherings, Credit: Julia Meek
As the old campfire song goes, the more we get together, the happier we'll be...so here's hoping you'll join us this week for the Folktale of Gathe...

Bought by WFIU and GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: Sep 19, 2018
  • Length: 59:59
  • Purchases: 2
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It's setbacks, hard knocks and obstacles of every sort we deal w/ on this Folktale of Misfortune--in the finest of musical perspectives. Ready for ...

Bought by WLPR and WFIU


  • Added: Nov 01, 2017
  • Length: 59:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: WBOI's Folktale of Community Support, Credit: Julia Meek
It's fund raising time in our folkworld, and we're saying hats off to YOU, our public radio family, with this special Folktale of Community Support!

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


  • Added: Oct 03, 2017
  • Length: 01:18:19
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: WBOI's Folktale of Summertime, Credit: Julia Meek
It's beach blanket bingo and a world of seasonally significant music we're playing this week on the Folktale of Summertime!

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


  • Added: Aug 17, 2017
  • Length: 59:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: WBOI's Folkale of Matrimony, Credit: Julia Meek
This month, those wedding bells are ringing, world round, and don't look now, but on this week's matrimonial edition of Folktales, here comes the b...

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


  • Added: Jun 07, 2017
  • Length: 59:58
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: WBOI's Folktale of Weddings, Credit: Julia Meek
'Tis the season-- we have many musical knots to tie around that matrimonial hitching post on the Folktale of Weddings, and you are SO invited to at...

Bought by WLPR, WFIU, WFIU, KRZA, and 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 07, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: WBOI's Folktale of Roots Revival, Credit: Julia Meek
As author, Eric Olson noted: "Music is what life sounds like"...and it's the roots of that very soundscape we're exploring this week, on the Folkta...

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


  • Added: Sep 19, 2016
  • Length: 59:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: WBOI's Folktale of Workloads, Credit: Julia Meek
Grab the elbow grease and clock in--this week's Folktale is riding the wheels of production around the globe!

Bought by WLPR, WFIU, GCR (Global Community Radio), WNMU-FM, WLPR and more


  • Added: Aug 29, 2016
  • Length: 59:57
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: WBOI's Folktale of Grace, Credit: Julia Meek
Ah, grace...it's a state we'd all like to be in, and a trait we can't ever get enough of--this week on Folktales, we're translating that sentiment ...

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


  • Added: Mar 20, 2016
  • Length: 59:58
  • Purchases: 8
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 Fashion Statements, Credit: Julia Meek
As Isaac Bashevis Singer observed: "What a strange power there is in clothing." Hear for yourself this week on the Folktale of Fashion Statements.

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


  • Added: Nov 16, 2015
  • Length: 59:59
  • Purchases: 7
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
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A great melody and chord structure pay tribute to Miles, effective blues written by Leonard Feather is sung by actress Linda Hopkins. Swing is a fe...

Bought by WYAP, WVBI-LP, and KPVL


  • Added: Apr 07, 2015
  • Length: 01:59:55
  • Purchases: 3
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
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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: WBOI's Folktale of Home Sweet Home, Credit: Julia Meek
We all agree there's no place like it! And this week's edition of Folktales is visiting favorite homes and habitats of all ages -- around the music...

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


  • Added: May 23, 2013
  • Length: 59:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Kate Moore
In the Netherlands, Cathy Byrd meets Australian musician and composer Kate Moore in The Hague to talk about the new music she invents and performs.

  • Added: Dec 17, 2012
  • Length: 26:30
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
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From his shed at the bottom of the garden, award winning broadcaster Mark Coles brings you Bulgarian choirs, Tuareg rock'n'roll, Brazilian indie an...

  • Added: Nov 07, 2011
  • Length: 53:56
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The best new music on the planet. This week, debt crisis blues, a Turkish diva, 17 German Hippies, some galloping Mongolian horses and a Japanese r...

  • Added: Nov 07, 2011
  • Length: 53:58
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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Alex Meixner: Acclaimed accordionist playing jazz, Bulgarian dance music, Cleveland-style polkas and more.

  • Added: Nov 27, 2009
  • Length: 19:49