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This episode of Wind & Rhythm celebrates the 243rd birthday of the US Navy. On October 13, 1775 the US Navy was established and we commemorate the ...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), WUAL, and KMFA


  • Added: Oct 08, 2018
  • Length: 59:29
  • Purchases: 3
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On her 2018 album project, "Rifles & Rosary Beads", singer/songwriter Mary Gauthier shares the stories of American veterans by writing the songs wi...

Bought by KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA and KBUT


  • Added: Jul 26, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On her 2018 album project, "Rifles & Rosary Beads", singer/songwriter Mary Gauthier shares the stories of American veterans by writing the songs wi...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, and KUNM


  • Added: Jul 26, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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It has always been a political act, a practice in strength and defiance, to be a woman and a bandleader, a female electric guitarist and composer, ...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2018
  • Length: :45
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The second hour of the two-part series, Time to Lay it Down ~ The Soundtrack of the Vietnam War. Listen to the soundtrack of the Vietnam War as ...

Bought by KWSO, Radio Bristol, WQLN, Prairie Public, Georgia Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Sep 02, 2017
  • Length: 59:05
  • Purchases: 13
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Vietnam was the first war fought to a soundtrack, with over 4000 war-related songs written and recorded between 1965-73. The lyrics were patriotic,...

Bought by KHNS and WXXI


  • Added: Aug 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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
Caption: Susan McDonald, Credit: J.M. Lennon
This week's edition of Classical Guitar Alive! is titled “Live from NY, Syria, and Brazil, and features performances recorded at the 2015 Barrios i...

Bought by WHCP-LP, KTXK, Public Radio East, WDPR, KCCU Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 24, 2016
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 34
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Our guest this week on Art of the Song is the legendary Canadian-American folk singer, educator and activist, Buffy Sainte-Marie.

Bought by WRNC-LP and KVMR


  • Added: Jul 06, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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World War I was a real blow to the European musical community. They were utterly unprepared for the war’s cruelty, and composers found it difficult...

Bought by WVTF, KHNS, and Delmarva Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 30, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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The PEACE TALKS RADIO series celebrates 10 years of radio and online programs about peacemaking with an anniversary concert in 2013. These highlig...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI and KUNM


  • Added: Feb 24, 2014
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 2
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The hosts of Peace Talks Radio present a special program counting down the Top 10 Peace Songs since the late 1960's. Also featured are honorable m...

Bought by KUOW, KUOW, and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Sep 16, 2013
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 3
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A dramatic fast-moving presentation of the music, history, and voices, of World Wars I & II, Korea, Vietnam, The Gulf War, Bosnia, Iraq, and Afghan...

Bought by WVAS, Red River Radio Network, KUCB, Red River Radio Network, KSKA and more


  • Added: Aug 22, 2013
  • Length: 59:16
  • Purchases: 31
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It is no coincidence that three of Aaron Copland's most powerful works -- Appalachian Spring, Fanfare for the Common Man, and A Lincoln Portrait --...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Jul 03, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Conversations with artists of all kinds doing work in and about the real world. Hour long, magazine format episode of Word of Mouth.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and NPR Illinois


  • Added: Apr 16, 2013
  • Length: 51:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: World War II graves at Arlington National Cemetary, Credit: L. Sponsler
An objective, entertaining, and respectful music/sound chronicle of America’s war history starting with the Civil War, which spurred the eventual c...

Bought by KAAD-LP, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KSRQ, WRFA-LP, KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA and more


  • Added: Mar 19, 2013
  • Length: 01:55:18
  • Purchases: 53
Caption: Karl Jenkins, Credit: www.karljenkins.com
A music historian tells stories about how classical composers have been influenced by the threat of war and the hope for peace in their works. Mus...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI and KUNM


  • Added: Oct 20, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Composer Karl Jenkins, Credit: www.karljenkins.com
A music historian tells stories about how classical composers have been influenced by the threat of war and the hope for peace in their works. Mus...

Bought by KUOW, KUOW, WFIU, KHNS, and KXOT Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 02, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Phil Nusbaum, Credit: Sejan Yun
Coming up next, our Gem of Bluegrass. Today’s Gem concerns itself with old time music, bluegrass and songs of war. The thing that really comes acro...

Bought by WAMU


  • Added: Jul 25, 2011
  • Length: 17:54
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Phil at work, Credit: Sejan Yun
The opens by returning to one the underlying themes of bluegrass music: heavy burdens. Then, Lyle Loftgren and Adam Granger collaborate with host P...

Bought by WEZU, KUCB, KIOS-FM Omaha Public Radio, KKRN, Robin Hood Radio/ WHDD AM 1020/FM 91.9-WLHV FM 88.1 /WGHQ AM 920 and more


  • Added: Jul 25, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
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This week on The Score, with Edmund Stone, we salute those who serve in Lest We Forget.

Bought by WUFT, GCR (Global Community Radio), and KPVL


  • Added: Nov 02, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Who is the bugler at Arlington National Cemetery?

Bought by KFAI, WAMC, WGUC/ WVXU, and KUT


  • Added: Oct 12, 2007
  • Length: 11:14
  • Purchases: 4
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Filmmakers Zach Niles and Banker White talk with P.O.V. about making their film "Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars"

  • Added: Sep 20, 2007
  • Length: 06:29
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News and features on the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan

Bought by KWCW, Raven Radio, KGOU, and KXOT Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 06, 2006
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Musical memories of World War II.

Bought by KFAI


  • Added: Aug 01, 2005
  • Length: 11:44
  • Purchases: 1