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Caption: Dawn Avery, Credit: Deborah Martin
Dawn Avery - Cellist, Composer, Vocalist, Educator - Mohawk and Sufi - Our Fire, Crane/Ajijaak, and Beloved

  • Added: Feb 02, 2019
  • Length: 26:30
Caption: Goodbye Village Voice
A look back at the last twelve months, a retrospective of a truly transitional year with a disturbing loss of morals, constitution values and major...

Bought by 'The Sea', Indie3 Radio, RadioFreePalmer, KDUR, North Country Public Radio and more


  • Added: Dec 21, 2017
  • Length: 59:22
  • Purchases: 13
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A one-hour program focusing on jazz singer and songwriter Peggy Lee. Great for Women's History Month!

Bought by WJSU, South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio, WNPR, Spokane Public Radio, and KGLT


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Singer/songwriter Ani DiFranco returns with songs that are Political with a capital P and where "the feminist diatribes are turned up high"

Bought by KALW, KFCF FM, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, WNMU-FM, WFiT Melbourne 89.5 FM and more


  • Added: May 23, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
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NOTE: The :48 intro CAN be removed without prior permission. Ninety-year-old Nova Scotian, Aggie Barkhouse, reminisces about the hard life of the...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2016
  • Length: 29:59
Caption: Beyonce
Teen radio journalist, Lilli Carlsen, traces how her journey to become a feminist directly corresponds to musical artist Beyonce’s lyrics. For many...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Jan 27, 2015
  • Length: 06:41
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: McCoy in the studio circa 1984.
You may not know Rosemarie McCoy’s name, but you probably know her songs. Over 800 of them spanning the full range of American pop music, from Rhyt...

Bought by WSKG, WCAI / WNAN, WBEZ, and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Feb 18, 2014
  • Length: 53:54
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Willie Nelson with Norah Jones and Sheryl Crow
Dolly Parton, Norah Jones, Rosanne Cash, Emmylou Harris and more great female singers share their insightful, deeply personal stories about Willie ...

Bought by KPIP-LP, KISU, WNTI.ORG-Internet Radio from Centenary University, KAZU, KSUT and more


  • Added: Oct 07, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
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A Passion for Bharata Natyam: Classical Indian dance comes to central Texas

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 30, 2013
  • Length: 05:24
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Bonnie Raitt
Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and multiple Grammy-Award winner Bonnie Raitt is profiled in this two hour music and commentary special featuring an ex...

Bought by WXXI, Red River Radio Network, KZYX, WFAE, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: May 11, 2012
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 26
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Carole King's iconic career as a singer, songwriter, and pianist extraordinaire is celebrated with a two-part two-hour special.

Bought by WXXI, Prairie Public, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KFOK-LPFM, KGLT and more


  • Added: Apr 11, 2012
  • Length: 59:09
  • Purchases: 20
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Tony Bennett and his duet partners (Amy Winehouse, Norah Jones, Aretha Franklin, John Mayer and more) discuss the art of collaboration on timeless ...

Bought by Radio New Zealand, WCAI / WNAN, KISU, KRWG, WAMC and more


  • Added: Sep 21, 2011
  • Length: 01:28:00
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Sugar Pie de Santo, Credit: Chess Records
SUGAR PIE DE SANTO is a singer, dancer, band leader and song writer who is responsible for the hit with Etta James "In The Basement". She has recor...

  • Added: May 23, 2011
  • Length: 55:15
Caption: Father Peter O'Brien and Mary Lou Williams - Monterey Jazz Fest., 1971, Credit: Paul Slaughter Photos
“My father forced me to go to dancing school and take accordion lessons. I was a lousy dancer, couldn’t play, but there was this yearning for that ...

Bought by Delmarva Public Radio, KREV-LP, WCSU-FM, 90.5 WSNC, WNCU and more


  • Added: May 13, 2011
  • Length: 10:02
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Katherin Vasilopoulos
Pauline Oliveros has been a composer and musician for over 50 years. She describes how technology plays a role in her music, her impressions on the...

Bought by WGBH Radio Boston


  • Added: Oct 30, 2009
  • Length: 27:04
  • Purchases: 1
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African American Women's Reflections on Hip-Hop

  • Added: Feb 08, 2009
  • Length: 27:10
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Two-hour or one-hour exploration of the seminal work of heralded songwriter Joni Mitchell. Over 50 Mitchell songs are featured in the recommended ...

Bought by Red River Radio Network, WXXI, North Country Public Radio, Wyoming Public Radio, KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA and more


  • Added: Feb 01, 2008
  • Length: 01:59:00
  • Purchases: 23
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Sound collage of Rock and Roll Camp for Girls

Bought by PRX to iTunes and KLCC


  • Added: Jan 22, 2008
  • Length: 05:51
  • Purchases: 2
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A women's barbershop quartet sings and discusses what keeps them singing.

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Nov 08, 2007
  • Length: 05:18
  • Purchases: 1
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This new hour of music and conversation will feature Chaka Khan's career as one of R&B's leading female vocalists, and her influence on contemporar...

Bought by Red River Radio Network, WJAB, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, WMNF, Mississippi Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Sep 14, 2007
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 13
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A pioneer of Texas rhythm and blues tells her story

  • Added: Feb 06, 2007
  • Length: 09:55
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Three-time Grammy winner Shawn Colvin is captured in the studio working on her 2006 album THESE FOUR WALLS and reflecting on her career in music.

Bought by North State Public Radio, WHRV, Wyoming Public Radio, WNTI.ORG-Internet Radio from Centenary University, WILL and more


  • Added: Sep 07, 2006
  • Length: 01:58:02
  • Purchases: 9
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Goldfrapp previewing new alubm

  • Added: Feb 24, 2006
  • Length: 59:02
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A lost recording brings pleasure to a woman and prolongs her life.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, PRX Remix, KUOW, WFUV, KFAI and more


  • Added: Feb 23, 2006
  • Length: 06:50
  • Purchases: 6
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One-hour music-intensive program honors the 30th anniversary of Patti Smith's debut album, Horses.

Bought by KPIP-LP, CBC Inside the Music, KFOK-LPFM, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, WFUV and more


  • Added: Jan 04, 2006
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 17