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He's a dobro player, folks. Who said anything about Jimi Hendrix?

Bought by PRX Remix, KMHD, WCMU, WNPR, KNAU and more


  • Added: Oct 20, 2014
  • Length: 04:45
  • Purchases: 8
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Bluegrass veteran Del McCoury talks about the choreography of playing bluegrass — in front of just one or two mics.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 30, 2012
  • Length: 03:48
  • Purchases: 1
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Joseph Shabalala describes how the vision for Ladysmith Black Mambazo came to him in a dream -- in four-part harmony. Shabalala's voice takes on m...

Bought by Prairie Public, PRX Remix, KUOW, KMHD, KNAU and more


  • Added: Feb 09, 2009
  • Length: 05:17
  • Purchases: 9
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The 2009 Grammy winner talks about finding her voice, with a little help from Miles Davis and musical parents who figured "you're going to get the ...

Bought by PRX Remix, WNCU, KGLT, KUCB, WMPG and more


  • Added: Feb 09, 2009
  • Length: 04:45
  • Purchases: 9
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A late-career portrait of one of rock-and-roll's legendary creators.

Bought by PRX Remix, KGLT, KGOU, KCUR, and WKMS


  • Added: Jun 02, 2008
  • Length: 07:37
  • Purchases: 5
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Cyro Baptista in his percussion garage ...

Bought by PRX Remix, KFAI, The Story, and KGLT


  • Added: Feb 04, 2008
  • Length: 07:06
  • Purchases: 4
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Creativity in the face of time.

Bought by PRX Remix and Remix Radio


  • Added: Nov 26, 2007
  • Length: 20:55
  • Purchases: 2
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Andrew's first big interview is with the band he adores

Bought by PRX Remix and WXLV-FM


  • Added: Feb 27, 2007
  • Length: 07:02
  • Purchases: 2
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Partners in music, and in life, for somewhere around 50 years ...

Bought by PRX Remix, KGLT, and KGLT


  • Added: Jan 17, 2007
  • Length: 07:20
  • Purchases: 3
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Amy Rigby sees herself as a mild mannered woman unless of course, she's writing a song or performing in front of an audience.

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Oct 16, 2006
  • Length: 05:05
  • Purchases: 1
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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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Baltimore poet and MC Slick Vic Low reflects on his childhood and his longterm relationship with the microphone

Bought by KUCB


  • Added: Feb 17, 2006
  • Length: 07:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Everyone's in a hurry!

Bought by PRX to iTunes and KFAI


  • Added: Dec 13, 2005
  • Length: 08:25
  • Purchases: 2
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A master testifies on the sacred steel guitar

Bought by KFAI, PRX Remix, KMHD, KNAU, WHQR and more


  • Added: Oct 26, 2004
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 6
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Sticking together as a family ... and as Junkies.

Bought by PRX Remix, The Story, Public Interactive, KMHD, KNAU and more


  • Added: Jun 22, 2004
  • Length: 04:23
  • Purchases: 6
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Drinking sherry with the angels, and other tales from a Southern songwriter.

Bought by The Story, KBUT, KMHD, WTMD, WNCW and more


  • Added: May 25, 2004
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 7
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The first thing a songwriter needs is a good topic sentence. Or maybe not ...

Bought by KMHD, WNCW, and KNAU


  • Added: May 18, 2004
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 3
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Gillian Welch reconsiders the fate of a fallen American hero: Elvis Presley.

Bought by PRX Remix, The Story, KGLT, KMHD, WNCW and more


  • Added: Mar 29, 2004
  • Length: 02:45
  • Purchases: 6
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The young piano phenom describes how he first heard Tchaikovsky's first piano concerto -- was it a beer commercial? -- and describes his interpreta...

Bought by PRX Remix, KMHD, KNAU, and KUT


  • Added: Mar 23, 2004
  • Length: 04:11
  • Purchases: 4
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Even without a conga drum handy, a master of Latin Jazz finds a way to demonstrate the essence of the mambo.

Bought by PRX Remix, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KCUR, Public Interactive, KMHD and more


  • Added: Mar 16, 2004
  • Length: 03:16
  • Purchases: 9
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A dynamic jazz singer demonstrates how she used to imitate Ella Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaughan -- and why she put imitation behind her as she found h...

Bought by KVNF, PRX Remix, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KMHD, WHQR and more


  • Added: Mar 09, 2004
  • Length: 03:52
  • Purchases: 7
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An eclectic country musician describes how he sent Ralph Stanley to the Dairy Queen, and a few other tricks of a songwriter's trade.

Bought by PRX Remix, KMHD, KNAU, East Village Radio, WVPE and more


  • Added: Mar 04, 2004
  • Length: 03:25
  • Purchases: 7
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A rich-voiced bluesman rediscovered by the Music Maker Relief Foundation remembers what it was like performing during the '50s and '60s in the inf...

Bought by The Story, KMHD, and KNAU


  • Added: Feb 24, 2004
  • Length: 06:18
  • Purchases: 3
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Vocalist Allan Harris describes his approach to the compositions of Duke Ellington's closest collaborator, Billy Strayhorn.

Bought by KCSM, PRX Remix, KMHD, WNCW, and KNAU


  • Added: Feb 17, 2004
  • Length: 04:51
  • Purchases: 5
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One of the world's great operatic singers explores what it means to approach the human voice as an instrument -- like a trumpet or violin.

Bought by KVNF, PRX Remix, The Story, KGLT, Public Interactive and more


  • Added: Jan 26, 2004
  • Length: 04:11
  • Purchases: 10