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An exuberant experience of conversation and singing. There are nearly 5,000 spirituals in existence. Their organizing concept is not the melody of ...

  • Added: Aug 07, 2018
  • Length: 58:00
Caption: Monroe Crossing, Credit: Jamey Guy
Monroe Crossing from Minneapolis has been playing traditional and original bluegrass music for decades. The group’s talent and perseverance led to...

  • Added: May 05, 2018
  • Length: 08:02
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WorldCanvass starts its ninth season by teaming up with Hancher and its Embracing Complexity project for a multi-layered program exploring the beau...

  • Added: Oct 02, 2017
  • Length: 32:31
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WorldCanvass starts its ninth season by teaming up with Hancher and its Embracing Complexity project for a multi-layered program exploring the beau...

  • Added: Oct 02, 2017
  • Length: 21:50
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Interview with Author, speaker, TV and Radio show host Jesse Lee Peterson. Also featuring music by George Hendrickson and The Mistics.

  • Added: Mar 15, 2017
  • Length: 59:13
Caption: Local Shaped Note Singers hold Copies of Shenandoah Harmony, Credit: Nathan Berry
Singing shaped notes is a long American tradition of singing, mostly based on Christian scriptures. As a folk tradition, it evolves with reference ...

Bought by KSRQ and KFAI


  • Added: Jun 21, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Twin Cities Jewish Chorale, Credit: Peter Eckert
The Twin Cities Jewish Chorale was formed six years ago to provide opportunities to sing types of Jewish music other than that which is sung in syn...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 15, 2015
  • Length: 04:56
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Singing and Praying Bands
Rev Jerry Colbert shares one of the oldest African-American music traditions. He's the leader of The Singing and Praying Bands of Maryland and Dela...

Bought by KPIP-LP and WABE


  • Added: Feb 02, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 2
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David LaMotte on music and faith; Katy Scrogin on Toward a True Kinship of Faiths.

  • Added: Oct 09, 2014
  • Length: 49:00
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Fletcher Harper on religious environmentalism; Katy Scrogin on Where the Heart Beats: John Cage, Zen Buddhism, and the Inner Life of Artists.

Bought by 'The Sea' and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Oct 07, 2014
  • Length: 33:32
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Bertie Pearson, Credit: Rama Hughes
Bertie Pearson is an Episcopal priest in San Francisco. Before becoming a priest, he led two lives: one as a churchgoer, one as a rocker. So he w...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2012
  • Length: 46:31
Caption: Baraka Blue
Local hip hop artist and poet Ahmad James draws inspiration for his music from Sufi Islam. But he’s not African American – he’s white – and has bee...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2011
  • Length: 06:50
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The pop superstar has a new Gospel album!

Bought by KPSQ-LP, KALH, KPVL, KEOS, and WXXI


  • Added: Nov 22, 2010
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 5
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The young pedal-steel master has a new album produced by T-Bone Burnett

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


  • Added: Nov 08, 2010
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 6
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The son of a minister, Gordon Gano hardly seemed like an obvious candidate to front the 1980's post-punk band, The Violent Femmes. But his smart ly...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: May 18, 2010
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Pat Surface has been creating music in Northern MN for over 30 years and his new CD with The Boundary Water Boys is called Holy Wind - an album ins...

  • Added: Apr 12, 2010
  • Length: 17:21
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You may not know his name but if you're a fan of HBO's "True Blood" you know Jace Everett's baritone. Each week Jace's song "Bad Things" accompanie...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 22, 2009
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Preview "Inside Islam," a new series from the producers of "Here on Earth." In this edition: Scholar Mark Levine and journalist Suroosh Alvi catal...

  • Added: Jul 17, 2009
  • Length: :20
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Preview "Inside Islam," a new series from the producers of "Here on Earth." In this edition: Scholar Mark Levine and journalist Suroosh Alvi catal...

  • Added: Jul 17, 2009
  • Length: 01:00
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Preview "Inside Islam," a new series from the producers of "Here on Earth." In this edition: Scholar Mark Levine and journalist Suroosh Alvi catal...

  • Added: Jul 17, 2009
  • Length: 52:35
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David Crosby on his connection to Tibet; an interview with producer Julie Adler

Bought by WJFF


  • Added: Jun 11, 2008
  • Length: 14:23
  • Purchases: 1
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What happens when 14 Gyuto monks need a place to spend the night? The Tibet Connection's own Sarah Wilkinson and her family recently played host t...

Bought by KUNM and NPR Station Showcase with PRX


  • Added: May 25, 2007
  • Length: 12:04
  • Purchases: 2
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One-hour radio documentary explores Johnny Cash's love for Gospel music, his roots in the church, and the stories behind his greatest Gospel record...

Bought by KAZU, KPIP-LP, WXAV 88.3FM, WSGE, KFOK-LPFM and more


  • Added: May 07, 2007
  • Length: 59:05
  • Purchases: 16
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One hour radio documentary highlights the gospel music Elvis recorded throughout his career.

Bought by KZUM, WNMU-FM, Troy Public Radio, KPIK-LP, KTNA and more


  • Added: Mar 26, 2007
  • Length: 59:05
  • Purchases: 24