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HOUR ONE: "Hip Hop Future" - "Straight Outta Compton" turns 30 this year and hip hop has more influence than ever. What will it change next? HOUR...

  • Added: Apr 12, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:59
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Sitting on top of the world has been around a long time. The song was written by Walter Vinson and Sam Chatmon, members of the blues group, the Mis...

  • Added: Jan 10, 2017
  • Length: 05:55
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A lively ride through the story of the soul star’s all-too-brief career but long-enduring legacy. We’ll hear from other musicians, music writers, ...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, Red River Radio Network, WXXI, WYSO, KCSM and more


  • Added: Nov 16, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 21
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A 14:30 sampler of comments and music from an upcoming public radio special on the legendary soul singer Otis Redding. Commentators in this previe...

Bought by KGLT


  • Added: Sep 09, 2016
  • Length: 14:27
  • Purchases: 1
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Hacksaw handles Horace who hounds Holloway and Harris, later even Hess. Have to hand it to hoards who happen to hit it hard. Violinist Stephane Gra...

Bought by WVBI-LP, KPVL, WYAP, and WOUB


  • Added: Mar 24, 2015
  • Length: 01:59:51
  • Purchases: 4
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
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Marc Steiner Show producer Mark Gunnery shares an appreciation and review of the latest John Coltrane release, Offering: Live at Temple University....

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 24, 2014
  • Length: 04:58
  • Purchases: 1
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They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. If that’s the case, then Stevie Wonder should know the feeling of flattery well. His son...

  • Added: Oct 14, 2014
  • Length: 13:30
Caption: Lena Horne
In this short feature Rabbi Neil Blumofe talks about the revolutionary life and work of Lena Horne.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jul 08, 2013
  • Length: 03:03
  • Purchases: 1
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A Twist of Soul , Funk and Civil Rights is the story of Edition 6 of The Steve Edwards Soul Show. It is a musical tribute the the artists that laid...

  • Added: Apr 04, 2012
  • Length: 59:07
Caption: Hubert Sumlin at the 2009 WC Handy Blues & BBQ Fest, Credit: John Luttrell
We remember Hubert Sumlin, legendary guitarist and long-time sideman for Howlin' Wolf, passed away at the age of 80 on December 4, 2011.

  • Added: Dec 06, 2011
  • Length: 02:30
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Another 3 hour mixshow episode of Intelligent Hip-Hop Radio & 21st Century Black Radio of the syndicated FuseBox Radio Broadcast with DJ Fusion & J...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Aug 10, 2010
  • Length: 02:59:54
  • Purchases: 1
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Another 3 hour mixshow episode of Intelligent Hip-Hop Radio & 21st Century Black Radio of the syndicated FuseBox Radio Broadcast with DJ Fusion & J...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2010
  • Length: 02:58:25
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Dallas-based singer's latest video speaks to the enduring popularity of vinyl records.

  • Added: Mar 06, 2008
  • Length: 04:01
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One-hour radio special looks back on Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff's influence on the music and culture of Philadelphia

Bought by Radio New Zealand, KGLT, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, WNCU, New Hampshire Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 11, 2008
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 16
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A look back at the career and influence of the jazz saxophonist.

  • Added: Nov 09, 2007
  • Length: 04:01
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One-hour music intensive radio documentary about Sly & the Family Stone, their music, their turbulent history, and the indelible marks they left be...

Bought by WSGE, KMXT, WFAE, KUT, KFOK-LPFM and more


  • Added: May 15, 2007
  • Length: 59:05
  • Purchases: 37
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One-hour music intensive documentary about Fats Waller, one of America's great composers and performers of the 20th century.

Bought by Prairie Public, WDCB, Radio New Zealand, WCSU-FM, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Sep 22, 2006
  • Length: 59:05
  • Purchases: 30
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This new music-intensive one-hour special features the Dirty Dozen Brass Band?s unique tribute to their New Orleans home on the one-year anniversar...

Bought by KMUW, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KRPS, KALW, North Country Public Radio and more


  • Added: Aug 01, 2006
  • Length: 59:12
  • Purchases: 18
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Blues man Keb Mo talks about his music and his inspirations.

Bought by KISU, KCUR, KZYX, and WMPG


  • Added: Feb 08, 2004
  • Length: 13:12
  • Purchases: 4