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Caption: Carlene Carter, Credit: Marc Hauser
Carlene Carter, proud member of the long celebrated Carter family of music, stops by Up Close And Acoustic to talk about music, legacy, family hist...

Bought by KTNA

  • Added: Apr 26, 2019
  • Length: 55:08
  • Purchases: 1
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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: Producing at the Magic Shop, Credit: Gianluca Tramontana
An inside look into the closing of one of New York City’s last iconic recording studio where David Bowie, Lou Reed, Sonic Youth, The Ramones, Blond...

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: Aug 24, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The orchestra waits on stage before its final performance
This is the story of the Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra preparing for their final performance of the concert season. They played the Carmina Burana, a...

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: May 30, 2015
  • Length: 09:47
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Opening Second Line, Credit: Wikipedia Creative Commons
Joshua Sirotiak seeks out the history of Second Line Jazz culture in New Orleans. Along the way, he finds a few answers to questions about his own ...

Bought by KALW

  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 10:04
  • Purchases: 1
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In this montage of story and song, we hear Blues musicians speaking about their lives, the meaning of the Blues, growing up in hard times, and maki...

  • Added: Mar 15, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
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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
Caption: The Paschall Brothers onstage, Credit: Virginia Folklife Program
The Paschall Brothers of Chesapeake sing four-part harmony in a style with a storied tradition.

  • Added: Nov 24, 2009
  • Length: 03:30
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Ninety-four year-old Blues legend recalls his almost thirty years as a boxcar hobo and gambler.

Bought by and KUOW

  • Added: Aug 18, 2009
  • Length: 10:02
  • Purchases: 2
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Winner of the 2009 Headliners' Awards "Best Feature Documentary" and "Grand Prize for Radio"

Bought by KCSM, Prairie Public, WKMS, Prairie Public, Marfa Public Radio and more

  • Added: Apr 28, 2008
  • Length: 53:49
  • Purchases: 16
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One of the most stunning comebacks in the history of rock and roll...

Bought by PRX Remix and WMPG

  • Added: Mar 10, 2008
  • Length: 05:44
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The Mardi Gras Kongs of Bacchus
This short piece talks with pianist Art Neville and drummer John Boudreaux about the Mardi Gras standard "Mardi Gras Mambo."

Bought by KREV-LP

  • Added: Jan 18, 2008
  • Length: 02:54
  • Purchases: 1
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A short documentary featuring pianist Art Neville and bassist George Porter Jr. about the Mardi Gras standard "Indian Red."

Bought by WABE, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, and KREV-LP

  • Added: Jan 18, 2008
  • Length: 05:50
  • Purchases: 3
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An interview with 1930's singing star Bea Wain charts her career through her music.

  • Added: Jul 23, 2007
  • Length: 50:03
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Musicians, writers and Beatle fans weigh in on what some critics call the best pop/rock single ever: Strawberry Fields Forever and Penny Lane.

Bought by Georgia Public Broadcasting, PRX Remix, KSUT, KFAI, New Hampshire Public Radio and more

  • Added: Apr 05, 2007
  • Length: 19:33
  • Purchases: 6
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A light feature of the legendary Texas troubador

Bought by KLCC and KRCC-FM

  • Added: Feb 02, 2007
  • Length: 06:07
  • Purchases: 2
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Joe Bussard on his collection of 25,000 78's and his own Fonotone Records label

Bought by KXOT Public Radio and NPR Station Showcase with PRX

  • Added: Nov 13, 2006
  • Length: 19:35
  • Purchases: 2
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A colorful history of the K numbers we use to keep tabs on Mozart's music.

Bought by WMNR, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KUT-HD, WCPN, BYU radio/KUMT/KBYU-FM and more

  • Added: Aug 28, 2006
  • Length: 58:35
  • Purchases: 7
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Rediscovered disks by a '70's era high school stage band are creating a new cult following

  • Added: Jul 25, 2006
  • Length: 09:08
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Sandy Tolan visits with some of Bulgaria's last Ladino speakers as they try to keep their language from going silent.

Bought by WBEZ, Documentary on One - RTE, Ireland, WFUV, and Third Coast International Audio Festival

  • Added: Jul 04, 2006
  • Length: 07:55
  • Purchases: 4
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A look at the past, present and emerging music in Jacksonville, FL w/ Derek Trucks interview

  • Added: May 29, 2006
  • Length: 59:02
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A look at the past, present and emerging music in Fort Worth, TX w/ Delbert McClinton interview

Bought by WBEZ

  • Added: May 29, 2006
  • Length: 21:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Looks at the music past, present and emerging in Portland w/ Kelly Joe Phelps interview

  • Added: May 26, 2006
  • Length: 59:01
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Looks at the music past, present and emerging from Charlotte w/ Jorma Kaukonen interview

  • Added: May 26, 2006
  • Length: 52:00
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Its got to be one of the most recognizable pieces of music we know, spanning classical and pop cultures, yet not many people would recognize the Ca...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio

  • Added: Dec 19, 2005
  • Length: 29:33
  • Purchases: 1