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Caption: Pig's Eye Jass Band at the Minnesota State Fair, Credit: Nancy Hite
The Pig’s Eye Jass Band out of the Twin Cities has been around seemingly forever. Many people come to the Minneapolis Eagles Club to dance the firs...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jan 28, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The complete story behind Bob Dylan and The Band's 1967 recordings in Woodstock, NY, now known as the Basement Tapes

Bought by KUMD, WKMS, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, KPIP-LP, KCMJ Community Radio and more


  • Added: Oct 28, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 30
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Interview and music program featuring Jesse Morris; a walk through the music scene in Colorado Springs in the 40's, 50's and 60's.

  • Added: Aug 14, 2014
  • Length: 55:46
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Interview with John about his relationship with heavyweight musicians and altering consciousness without chemicals.

  • Added: Aug 11, 2014
  • Length: 08:40
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Interview with Jack Elliott. Great stories about meeting Johnny Cash and playing with Bill Cosby at the Gaslight Theatre.

  • Added: Aug 11, 2014
  • Length: 06:15
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Jazz pianist Vijay Iyer discusses Duke Ellington, Thelonius Monk, and John Coltrane.

  • Added: Jul 07, 2014
  • Length: 05:09
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An hour-long program of classic jazz, exploring the orgins of "hip."

Bought by South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio, KHNS, and Radio New Zealand


  • Added: Jun 09, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Dakota Dave Hull with Dave Van Ronk in Kansas City (Courtesy of Dave Hull)
Dakota Dave Hull is a world class guitar player that has been a fixture nationally, and in Minnesota going as far back as Minnesota has been able t...

Bought by WTIP and KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 03, 2014
  • Length: 54:33
  • Purchases: 2
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During and despite the Great Depression, the entertainment industry produced what some consider the greatest era of popular music. We look at the s...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN and KVSC


  • Added: Dec 19, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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During and despite the Great Depression, the entertainment industry produced what some consider the greatest era of popular music. We look at the s...

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Dec 19, 2013
  • Length: 53:52
  • Purchases: 1
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Interview with rhythm guitar player from the Grateful Dead. Ranges from stories about The Reverend Gary Davis to Garcia's addictions.

  • Added: Dec 18, 2013
  • Length: 07:49
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Associate professor Patrick Burke reveals how musicians in the 1960s, including the rock band the Godz, resisted predetermined categories and simpl...

  • Added: Oct 30, 2013
  • Length: 14:00
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Prolific poet and winner of a 2013 Guggenheim Fellowship Award, Anne Waldman is younger than the Beat Generation, but she did know many of its pro...

  • Added: Oct 25, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
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An hour-long program of classic jazz, in which Jazz historian Ted Gioia joins Night Lights to talk about his latest book.

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and Radio New Zealand


  • Added: Sep 09, 2013
  • Length: 58:53
  • Purchases: 2
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An hour-long program of classic jazz music, in which JazzWax blogger and Wall Street Journal music writer Marc Myers discusses his book about how c...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and Radio New Zealand


  • Added: Sep 09, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Afrika Bambaataa's vinyl archive was on display for one month in New York City.

Bought by KALW and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 22, 2013
  • Length: 12:04
  • Purchases: 2
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How the personal and professional lives of musicians such as Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis, and John Coltrane were tied to the struggle for racial e...

Bought by Prairie Public, KHSU, WRIR, WVAS, WEMU and more


  • Added: Aug 19, 2013
  • Length: 53:51
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Brian Laidlaw, Credit: Charlie Pulkrabek
Brian Laidlaw is a singer / songwriter out of the Twin Cities. For the past year he's been working on a project inspired by Bob Dylan, and made pos...

Bought by WTIP and KSRQ


  • Added: Jul 29, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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“I think of a lot of things when I’m playing the piano and one of the last things I think about is the piano…you try to somehow think and feel li...

Bought by WMOT, Delmarva Public Radio, and KREV-LP


  • Added: Jun 10, 2013
  • Length: 11:02
  • Purchases: 3
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Inside the making of Preservation Hall Jazz Band's new album, featuring interviews with the band and co-producer Jim James (My Morning Jacket)

Bought by KUMD, KPVL, WLPR, WVAS, KUMD and more


  • Added: Jun 07, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
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Word of Mouth is New Hampshire Public Radio's show about new ideas, emerging trends, and unexplored history. In this hour, "A New View" of Jane Au...

Bought by KPIP-LP, Spokane Public Radio, WCPN, and NPR Illinois


  • Added: May 09, 2013
  • Length: 51:30
  • Purchases: 4
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A common historical myth is that Native Americans were an “oral people” who didn't engage in literacy. But one scholar argues that Native Americans...

Bought by Harford Community Radio and WFHB


  • Added: Mar 22, 2013
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Arcwelder, Credit: Jesse Keenan
This week's feature is a conversation Charlie Pulkrabek recently had with two members of the mainstay Twin Cities punk/hard rock band Arcwelder, Sc...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Dec 29, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The fourth and final installment of the Jazz Crossroads of America series. In the 1960s universities began to establish jazz education programs, an...

Bought by Northeast Indiana Public Radio, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, and WPTC


  • Added: Oct 02, 2012
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Billie Holiday
Billie Holiday once said, "No two people on earth are alike, and it's got to be that way in music or it isn't music." In a recent Views and Brews f...

Bought by WESM 91.3 FM and WJSU


  • Added: Sep 27, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 2