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America's top session drummer for over 50 years is honored in a music-filled hour from music historian Paul Ingles.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, WRGY, KSRQ, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, KGLT and more


  • Added: Mar 12, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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The 2018 MUSICIAN MEMORIAL SPECIAL honoring Aretha Franklin, Tony Joe White, Dolores O'Riordan, Roy Hargrove, Mac Miller, Roy Clark, Marty Balin an...

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, KAZU, WCAI / WNAN, WRGY, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Dec 11, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 30
Caption: 'My Name is Jared Kushner' - Song
Fun/catchy song to play before or after news/opinion pieces about Jared Kushner.

  • Added: Feb 27, 2018
  • Length: 02:34
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There's no getting around it. 2016 seemed like an especially costly year in the world of music with the deaths of far too many favorites. Music p...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, WUTC, KGLP, KHNS, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Dec 21, 2016
  • Length: 58:50
  • Purchases: 9
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A tribute to singer/songwriting legend Leonard Cohen who passed away November 7, 2016 at the age of 82.

Bought by Wyoming Public Radio, WUTC, KRCB-FM "Radio 91", KVMR, KMSU and more


  • Added: Nov 11, 2016
  • Length: 58:52
  • Purchases: 21
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You may have heard the story that Michael Jackson messed over Paul McCartney by buying all of the Beatles songs right from under him. That may not ...

Bought by 89.1 Trapper Radio KNWT, WOUB, KSKQ, KKWE Niijii Radio, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Apr 12, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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The Rolling Stones have just recently played in Havana, Cuba, but they aren't the first band that have broken into Communist countries. Find out wh...

Bought by 89.1 Trapper Radio KNWT, WOUB, KSKQ, WYAP, and KSRQ


  • Added: Apr 04, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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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
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Have you heard the new Iggy Pop album, Post Pop Depression? Not only is it one of the best records of the year, it’s also one of his greatest albu...

Bought by WKMS, KUCB, KSRQ, WLPR, KSUT and more


  • Added: Mar 19, 2016
  • Length: 07:01
  • Purchases: 6
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Many Rock Stars have retired and we are gonna go down the list of those who have retired from music and play a few songs along the way.

Bought by 89.1 Trapper Radio KNWT, WOUB, KSKQ, WYAP, and KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 09, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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In January 2016, we lost a lot of great musicians like Glenn Frey, David Bowie, Dale Griffin and others. Many of us have mourned their deaths, but ...

Bought by KTSW 89.9, 89.1 Trapper Radio KNWT, WOUB, KSKQ, WYAP and more


  • Added: Feb 01, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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As the New Year approaches, Col. John Brodie is working tirelessly with the Virginia Military Institute's Regimental Band to prepare for their upco...

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Dec 18, 2015
  • Length: 03:37
  • Purchases: 1
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Orchestras around the country are struggling to keep their doors open, but new mobile phone apps may help save orchestras. Apps like periscope all...

  • Added: Dec 10, 2015
  • Length: 03:52
Caption: Courtesy BBKing.com, Credit: BBKing.com
This week, we say "Thank You" to the legendary BB King for his life and continued career in music.

Bought by WJSU and WSGE


  • Added: May 06, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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From brothers in the Blues to brothers playing Blues, this week's show is a family affair.

Bought by WJSU and WSGE


  • Added: Apr 29, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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A preview of Choreographers' Evening 2014 at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis with Kenna-Camara Cottman and the dancers of In New Company.

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Nov 21, 2014
  • Length: 03:15
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Courtesy Vizz-Tone Label Group
Go inside Sean Costello's previously unreleased 2005 sessions, now available on the new record "In The Magic Shop."

  • Added: Nov 08, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
Caption: Courtesy Stony Plain Records
Go inside Rory Block's new album, "Hard Luck Child," a tribute to Blues legend Skip James.

  • Added: Oct 19, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
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With the help of Don Maue, a sound designer and Duquesne University professor, we examine the role of sound in video games.

  • Added: Mar 17, 2014
  • Length: 09:19
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Every year, more than 10 million visitors come to Memphis, and spend more than three billion dollars, much of it on music-related tourism. But few ...

  • Added: May 15, 2013
  • Length: 03:58
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Farewell to George Jones-- and hell-o again to Natalie Maines! This week's hour long musical mystery tour includes Jim James, Patty Smith and more.

  • Added: May 03, 2013
  • Length: 54:41
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George Jones, Bobby Braddock, and Hazel Smith tell the story behind one of the saddest songs ever written, selected for the National Recording Regi...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, KGLT, and KUT


  • Added: Apr 26, 2013
  • Length: 05:08
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: The home of bluesman Memphis Slim, a historic site next to the Stax Museum. A partnership with the Memphis Symphony Orchestra plans to turn this house into a place where musicians can practice and record.
It has been more than 50 years since a small recording company moved into the old Capitol Movie theater on East McLemore Avenue, and took the name ...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 20, 2013
  • Length: 04:37
  • Purchases: 1
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Poet, Songwriter, DJ, and festival organizer-- Ray Wylie Hubbard stops by to play music and talk about Grit n’ Groove. Also, how musicians are batt...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Mar 22, 2013
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 1