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Theresa Rebeck on the most famous actress of her day, Justine Batemen on fame waxing and waning, and a pirate radio station that got too famous for...

  • Added: Oct 19, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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We can fall deeply, madly in love with late-night radio. This doesn't happen with any of the visual mediums. Never with a screen. Thing is, radi...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2017
  • Length: 02:50:05
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A broader range of music to explore the idea that music can be the abstract unspoken common bond in societies when the spoken bonds are fractured b...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2017
  • Length: 05:24:29
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He's a familiar face around Boston. Now hear what this mystery man has to say about music, race, street violence and bringing joy to the city he lo...

  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 06:10
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"Music you've never heard by musicians you've never heard of..." Radio has been a tonic for almost half-a-century. I have radio obligations to fu...

  • Added: Jun 22, 2017
  • Length: 02:52:34
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Ever write a fan letter you regret? Part 1 of Unlikely Celebrity Obsessions features some truly misguided fan mail and a special appearance by Garf...

  • Added: Jan 08, 2017
  • Length: 29:10
Caption: Rich Reardin
Host Rich Reardin talks about some of the musicians that passed away in 2016 in this special new years 2017 show.

  • Added: Jan 06, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:00
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Musings on the ultimate late night friend - radio. Plus an audio exposure of the Mousetrap Enthusiasts, my brother and I. As the night wore on, ...

  • Added: Nov 15, 2016
  • Length: 05:39:20
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NOTE: The :48 intro CAN be removed without prior permission. Eddie Ramirez remembers a cruising in the newest car he'd ever owned, black, all pow...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2016
  • Length: 05:34
Caption: Mike Marley with his old friend Muhammad Ali and Mike's former employer Don King.
Interrupting my Saturday night music radio show with some words about Muhammad Ali who passed earlier in the day. Ali's impact on me as an 8th gra...

  • Added: Jun 07, 2016
  • Length: 46:15
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This week we take you to Nashville for BLOOD, SWEAT, AND TEARS: stories about the blues, jazz, songwriting and a cabin in the woods.

  • Added: Apr 08, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
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Hot Rize has been astounding the bluegrass world with their fresh, contemporary approach to traditional music ever since their formation in 1978. T...

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  • Added: Mar 17, 2016
  • Length: 59:20
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Ginger Commodore, Credit: Tom Wallace
Ginger Commodore, a member of the famed jazz vocal group Moore By Four and experienced band leader, talks to interviewer Phil Nusbaum about the joy...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2016
  • Length: 08:25
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A Song Story is a mini-history of a time, a place, an individual and a song. It's a personal experience, rising from memory every time we hear a ce...

  • Added: Jan 09, 2016
  • Length: 06:50
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Angus Bossenberry's Song Story takes us on a colorful and funny road trip as he hitchhikes up the Pacific Coast Highway in California.

  • Added: Nov 21, 2015
  • Length: 05:43
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Kristopher Ohlendorf is a Media Studies grad student and ponderer of big questions. Like, why is that bicycle horn honking in the Beach Boys “You ...

  • Added: Nov 07, 2015
  • Length: 06:08
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Frank Sinatra turns 100 on Dec 12. A tribute from a brainy broad who learned to love him, Her Way.

  • Added: Nov 06, 2015
  • Length: 03:20
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Grant Hawkins is a Masters student in Music and a lover of sounds. His Song Story is about love and winter and his song, “Myth” by Beach House, is...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2015
  • Length: 05:41
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Conor McSweeny is a graduate student studying music and popular culture and a lifelong guitar nerd. Naturally, his Song Story fits nicely into his...

  • Added: Oct 25, 2015
  • Length: 04:44
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Law student and former go-go dancer, Armando Torres' Song Story recalls a time when he was a god above all, transmitting his energy from a box in t...

  • Added: Oct 11, 2015
  • Length: 06:15
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My daughter, Anna, turned 20 last month. She's become a wonderful, beautiful, talented, stubborn, artsy, funny, a little crazy and very independent...

  • Added: Oct 04, 2015
  • Length: 07:27
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Joe Donia's Song Story is a memory piece taking him from the music that filled his childhood to his son Natty's performance of Clocks in a rarely h...

  • Added: Sep 26, 2015
  • Length: 06:56
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Join in a pub singalong as Brigitte Stamp remembers her Dad, her ear pressed to his chest to hear the resonance of his voice, as he sang one of his...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2015
  • Length: 03:13
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Wandering Sheila Velazco is at home in Mexico, Peru or Ireland as she is in the US.

  • Added: Sep 06, 2015
  • Length: 03:46
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Steve Barkan's Song Story reminds us that music has the power to awaken sleeping giants and move mountains.

  • Added: Sep 06, 2015
  • Length: 04:47