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A celebration of the life and music of Nat King Cole on the 100th anniversary of his birth.

  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 56:43
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Took a tour of early 1970s rock from the western half of the US at the end of the third hour.

  • Added: Sep 24, 2018
  • Length: 04:54:15
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Regretfully, I traveled outside the levees and into the Forbidden Zone. I felt like Kurtz descending into the hellish desert of commercialism, co...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2018
  • Length: 02:55:19
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It wasn't until the 1980s that music featured anger. Some would say that introduction was liberating and progressive. That the anti-war music was...

  • Added: May 30, 2018
  • Length: 03:39:09
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I always equated boxing with "manhood" until the boxer Emile Griffith proved that decency is the path to "manhood." Emile had a more dramatic stor...

  • Added: Mar 05, 2018
  • Length: 02:49:23
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This is the short segment focusing only on Bo Diddley, Indo Rock and Surf musics' similar sounds. Taken from the 170429 show.

  • Added: Apr 30, 2017
  • Length: 01:20:55
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Rufus McKenzie of Perry, GA shares a tale of degradation in exchange for a meal.

  • Added: Mar 09, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
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The second installment of Moonlight In Vermont themed JazzGrass selections.

Bought by Bandon Community Radio


  • Added: Feb 10, 2017
  • Length: 01:55:28
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Mike Marley with his old friend Muhammad Ali and Mike's former employer Don King.
Interrupting my Saturday night music radio show with some words about Muhammad Ali who passed earlier in the day. Ali's impact on me as an 8th gra...

  • Added: Jun 07, 2016
  • Length: 46:15
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A show about that small step, the stumble from being an artist to being homelessness and helplessness. Music and readings by those folks who lived...

  • Added: May 09, 2016
  • Length: 02:57:43
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Here we are and thus we go – upon the merry-go-round we journey so. . . Join Unbroken Circle tenali for a spellbinding look-see into the puzzling n...

  • Added: Sep 30, 2015
  • Length: 01:52:24
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This is not your everyday variety Independence Day special. It's a celebration of what America is and can be when we unite with one heart. This col...

Bought by KTOO and KPVL


  • Added: Jun 27, 2015
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 2
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We as a culture and as humans spend a lot of time with technology, all focused on the newest, latest and most updated this, that and the other. We ...

  • Added: May 21, 2015
  • Length: 59:02
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We have within each of us a desire to be noticed, or found worthy. It’s inherent in every human being. Being noticed is one thing, but graduating f...

  • Added: May 13, 2015
  • Length: 59:02
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Miles Davis is considered one of the most innovative and influential musicians of the 20th century. He added his voice to the narratives of our cul...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: May 27, 2014
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 1
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"The artists are the ones who make it possible for people to remember what the time was like, and who was there, and what we did as human beings. ...

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


  • Added: Aug 12, 2013
  • Length: 11:41
  • Purchases: 4
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A founding father of bebop and modern jazz, wife Nellie called his style "Melodius Thunk."

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Jan 17, 2011
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 1
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5 track sampler of The Jayhawks acoustic "Mystery Demos" recorded in 1992.

Bought by KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Jan 03, 2011
  • Length: 19:17
  • Purchases: 1
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The Buddy Holly pilot. Everybody knows how Roger Peterson died, but almost nobody knows who he was.

  • Added: Nov 12, 2010
  • Length: 03:00
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New music from Jaill, Fever Ray, and Fergus & Geronimo.

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio, KSJD, WTIP, Yellowstone Public Radio, and KIOS-FM Omaha Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 25, 2010
  • Length: 57:08
  • Purchases: 5
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Jazz Master Dave Brubeck on US Jazz Ambassadors of the 1950s

Bought by WART FM, WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KVSC, KMUW and more


  • Added: Apr 02, 2008
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 17