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The Holmes Brothers have been entertaining audiences with their uplifting blend of gospel, blues and R&B for three decades. Their latest album "Fe...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: May 27, 2010
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
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On this edition of "A Musician's Life" Tracey Tanenbaum speaks with Shelby Lynne. In 2001 she won a Grammy for best new artist. At the time, Lynne...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: May 19, 2010
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
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The son of a minister, Gordon Gano hardly seemed like an obvious candidate to front the 1980's post-punk band, The Violent Femmes. But his smart ly...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: May 18, 2010
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 1
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On this edition of "A Musician's Life" Tracey Tanenbaum speaks with Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova of The Swell Season. Most people will remembe...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: May 17, 2010
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
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In 2006 Paste magazine named Josh Ritter one of the top 100 living songwriters. But shortly after completing his 2008 album, "Historical Conquests...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: May 13, 2010
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
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To his fans his story is legendary. Ireland's Barry Moore began playing music with his older brother Christy when he was a young teenager. He rei...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 09, 2009
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Steve Earle had a lot in common with his songwriting hero the late Townes Van Zandt. Both spent time in Houston, both played guitar and both had h...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 08, 2009
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Singer-songwriter Tim Easton doesn't drink much anymore but he still writes about people who do. His latest album called "Porcupine" is a raucous ...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 08, 2009
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Neko Case's torch-like voice has won her fans. But her genre-defying style--as well as her take on love and nature--set her apart from her contemp...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio and KUOW


  • Added: Oct 08, 2009
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On this edition of "A Musician's Life" Tracey Tanenbaum speaks with Kevin Hearn. The Canadian Multi-instrumentalist and songwriter makes crowd-ple...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 15, 2009
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 1
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On this edition of A Musician’s Life, Tracey Tanenbaum speaks with Moby. Some hail the electronic artist as an innovative genius while others call...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio and Remix Radio


  • Added: Sep 14, 2009
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On this edition of "A Musician's Life" Tracey Tanenbaum speaks with Mark Olson & Gary Louris. The two men co-founded the Jayhawks in 1985. A decad...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 09, 2009
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 1
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On this edition of A Musician's Life, John Wesley Harding talks to Tracey Tanenbaum about his life as an author and singer-songwriter. He's got a ...

  • Added: Mar 30, 2009
  • Length: 05:00
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Erin Mckeown got her start playing folk-based guitar as a student at Brown University. A decade into her career Erin has developed a genre-defying...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio and WGDR


  • Added: Mar 27, 2009
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 2
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At 29 Derek Trucks is a veteran of the music business. The slide guitarist founded the Derek Trucks band at 14. By the time he was a teenager he ...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Jan 16, 2009
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 2
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Neil Halstead has gotten plenty of comparisons to his fellow countryman the legendary Nick Drake. In fact, Time Out magazine has called Halstead o...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 06, 2009
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 3
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Meet Garrett Dutton III, AKA G. Love. He was 19 and busking on the streets of Philadelphia when he hit on his signature style--what he's termed "T...

Bought by WGDR and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Oct 13, 2008
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Justin Townes Earle talks about his childhood as the son of songwriter Steve Earle, his teenage infatuation with drugs and alcohol and why he prefe...

Bought by WGDR and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 29, 2008
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 2
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Carrie Rodriguez thought she'd spend her career backing other musicians. Now the fiddler and singer songwriter has folks who back her plus a new a...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, WGDR, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, and KMXT


  • Added: Sep 12, 2008
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 5
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The performer known for her 1995 hit "One of Us" is back with a new album. Joan recorded "Little Wild One" as a love letter to her adoped home of ...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, WGDR, and KMXT


  • Added: Aug 22, 2008
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 3
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In the early 1960's Leslie Gore's songs spoke to adolescents. With the British invasion, Gore lost her appeal to the teen set but she continued m...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Aug 19, 2008
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
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John Doe is best known for his contributions to X, one of America's seminal punk rock bands. Nearly three decades after X's inception, John Doe is...

  • Added: Aug 11, 2008
  • Length: 05:01
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San Francisco-based roots artist Chuck Prophet loves the musician's life but never glorifies it. His songs have earned him critical praise and a h...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KMXT, and KXOT Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 01, 2008
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Jeff Daniels is best known as a versatile actor but he says playing music gives him greater creative freedom.

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and KXOT Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 18, 2008
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 2
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Michael Penn is married to Aimee Mann-a member of indie-music royalty. He's also older brother to oscar-winning actor Sean Penn. Still Michael ha...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KXOT Public Radio, and KMXT


  • Added: Jul 18, 2008
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 3