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This American Love Story comes with a song in our hearts - from the frozen wastes of Siberia to the warmth of the heart of a nation, the American m...

  • Added: Nov 16, 2018
  • Length: 16:01
Caption: Gloria Rhoden, Credit: Charles McGuigan
Billed as the world's smallest woman, Gloria Rhoden of St. Mary Jamaica understands the nature of true beauty.

  • Added: Oct 14, 2016
  • Length: 23:02
Caption: Singer/songwriter Susan Greenbaum. , Credit: Charles McGuigan
Live Art,sponsored by the School of the Performing Arts in the Richmond Community (SPARC), is the only program of its kind in the country. It’s the...

  • Added: Nov 19, 2015
  • Length: 25:54
Caption: Soul Sound, Credit: Charles McGuigan
Live Art is the only program of its kind in the country, if not the world. It’s the brainchild of Erin Thomas Foley and what it manages to do is as...

  • Added: Oct 02, 2015
  • Length: 25:59
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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
Caption: Gloria Rhoden, Credit: Charles McGuigan
Gloria Rhoden hails from Saint Mary, Jamaica. She has traveled the United States, up and down the East Coast for years. She knew Bob Marley and san...

  • Added: Aug 14, 2015
  • Length: 24:17
Caption: Bill Kirchen
Bill Kirchen is a showman and a storyteller. Mainly though he’s a singer and a songwriter and a player of the world’s most versatile Telecaster. Th...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2015
  • Length: 27:32
Caption: Bill Kirchen
He’s been called the Titan of the Telecaster, the King of Diesel Billy. Bill Kirchen is all that and a lot more. He’s a master in a league of his o...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2015
  • Length: 27:45
Caption: Barriers keep people under 21 out of many areas at the Capitol Hill Block Party. , Credit: KUOW Photo/Noah Phillips Reardon
Music festivals all around the country are great places to hear live music. However, not everyone can enjoy the music. Many of the stages have an a...

  • Added: Jan 14, 2015
  • Length: 06:22
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Song Story features songwriters telling the true stories behind their original songs. This pre-season sneak-peek features singer/songwriter and DIY...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2014
  • Length: 12:09
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Song Story features songwriters telling the true stories behind their original songs. This first pre-season sneak-peek features Song Story host, Er...

  • Added: Mar 25, 2014
  • Length: 10:54
Caption: Bill Kirchen
Bill Kirchen has been called the Titan of the Telecaster, the King of Dieselbilly. He got his start back in the late sixties with Commander Cody an...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2013
  • Length: 27:32
Caption: "Forward/Return" by The Album Leaf
Jimmy LaValle of The Album Leaf talks about the band's EP "Forward/Return."

  • Added: Dec 17, 2012
  • Length: 04:17
Caption: The Album Leaf
A growing group of musicians are returning to old analog keyboards, sometimes refurbishing and playing instruments older than they are.

  • Added: Dec 17, 2012
  • Length: 03:46
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Page Wilson was a singer and a song writer and host of the most popular music show in Richmond, Virginia. Called the Out of the Blue Radio Revue, i...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2012
  • Length: 55:45
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Page Wilson was a singer and a song writer and host of the most popular music show in Richmond, Virginia. Called the Out of the Blue Radio Revue, i...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2011
  • Length: 52:46
Caption: Lady E. aka
Lady E tells me that some nights when she’s finished singing and returns to her apartment and is having trouble with the zipper on her dress, she’l...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2011
  • Length: 56:36
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Page Wilson was a singer and a song writer and host of the most popular music show in Richmond, Virginia. Called the Out of the Blue Radio Revue, i...

  • Added: May 20, 2011
  • Length: 29:33
Caption: Vikram Jayanti, September 10, 2010, San Francisco, CA, Credit: Andrea Chase
Filmmaker Vikram Jayanti on lies, truth, and Hollywood Babylon in his doc, THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY OF PHIL SPECTOR

  • Added: Sep 13, 2010
  • Length: 21:01
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They have no band. No backup. No room for error. In a barbershop quartet the only instrument is the vocal chords.

  • Added: Jun 07, 2010
  • Length: 06:14
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There are some guitarists for whom one insturment isan't enough. Brian Gore is one of them. For the past decade, he’s been realizing his ambition...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 22, 2010
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Director Dianna Dilworth
The Mellotron was the sound of progressive rock and space music in the 1970s. Before digital synthesizers, it was an instrument that played back t...

Bought by KUOW, New Hampshire Public Radio, and WAMC


  • Added: Apr 09, 2010
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 3
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Ylang ylang is a flowering tree that grows in South Asia, and on his album, Ylang, Robert Rich has sculpted another exotic forest of sound, full of...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2010
  • Length: 03:30
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You may not know Jon Hopkins, but you’ve heard him on albums by Coldplay, Massive Attack, Imogen Heap and Brian Eno. On Coldplay’s Viva La Vida or...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 25, 2010
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Violinist Anna Schaad’s music is steeped in fantasy and inspired by her Navy pilot husband. Though heavily Celtic influenced, she takes an electro...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 09, 2010
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 1