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He's a familiar face around Boston. Now hear what this mystery man has to say about music, race, street violence and bringing joy to the city he lo...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 06:10
  • Purchases: 1
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This week we take you to Nashville for BLOOD, SWEAT, AND TEARS: stories about the blues, jazz, songwriting and a cabin in the woods.

  • Added: Apr 08, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Ginger Commodore, Credit: Tom Wallace
Ginger Commodore, a member of the famed jazz vocal group Moore By Four and experienced band leader, talks to interviewer Phil Nusbaum about the joy...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2016
  • Length: 08:25
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Conor McSweeny is a graduate student studying music and popular culture and a lifelong guitar nerd. Naturally, his Song Story fits nicely into his...

  • Added: Oct 25, 2015
  • Length: 04:44
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Joe Donia's Song Story is a memory piece taking him from the music that filled his childhood to his son Natty's performance of Clocks in a rarely h...

  • Added: Sep 26, 2015
  • Length: 06:56
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Jonathan Vallis remembers the first time he heard Billy Bragg.

  • Added: Sep 05, 2015
  • Length: 03:43
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Rick Peate's Song Story will touch a nerve with anyone who's ever had the kind of day where all you want to do when you get home is bash something.

  • Added: Sep 05, 2015
  • Length: 04:06
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Pat Zakaib's bitter-sweet memory of friendship lost and found spans decades as she shares a frustrating tale of her travels from Paris to Athens.

  • Added: Sep 05, 2015
  • Length: 05:01
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Colin Bartlett takes us to East Germany before the wall came down.

  • Added: Sep 05, 2015
  • Length: 04:20
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In his Song Story, Rod Clarance reminds everyone born in Montreal something we all intuitively know. You can leave Montreal, but Montreal will neve...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2015
  • Length: 06:06
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Sandy Senyk remembers his bad drinking days and hearing, for the first time, "some girl called Bonnie Raitt ..."  It's "one of the best when night'...

  • Added: Sep 03, 2015
  • Length: 03:51
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“I'll always have this wonderful memory of my father who loved to dance with his daughter, and still does to this day.”

  • Added: Sep 02, 2015
  • Length: 04:57
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Here's a Song Story guaranteed to make you smile, if not tear up.

  • Added: Sep 01, 2015
  • Length: 03:41
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Pickers and neighbors from the South, Minnesota that is, Pert Near Sandstone.

Bought by KPIP-LP, KMSU, WRNC-LP, KALH, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Apr 21, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Tent Show Radio
Yonder Mountain String Band has always played music by its own set of rules. Bending bluegrass, rock and countless other influences, Yonder has pi...

Bought by KALH, KMSU, WRNC-LP, KSRQ, WUMB and more


  • Added: Feb 01, 2015
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 8
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Andy Holliden's interest in Frank Zappa first manifested itself while he was in high school. Beyond listening to the music and poring over linear n...

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  • Added: Oct 02, 2014
  • Length: 17:11
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Great Cissy Houston
Gospel Artist Great, Cissy Houston talks about her career, her children which included her daughter, the late great recording Artist Whitney Housto...

  • Added: May 23, 2014
  • Length: 01:00:36
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Song Story features songwriters telling the true stories behind their original songs. This pre-season sneak-peek features singer/songwriter and DIY...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2014
  • Length: 12:09
Caption: The 500 Club on Bourbon Street in New Orleans, Credit: Ryan Khatam
Phyllis Dunham tells of her first experiences coming to New Orleans with her father...and his friends...

  • Added: Dec 11, 2013
  • Length: 05:41
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On December 24th BARNEY MARTIN became our 38th island castaway. Barney is someone who leads a life in duality with one foot in the white collar wor...

  • Added: Jan 09, 2013
  • Length: 01:26:23
Caption: "Forward/Return" by The Album Leaf
Jimmy LaValle of The Album Leaf talks about the band's EP "Forward/Return."

  • Added: Dec 17, 2012
  • Length: 04:17
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An experimental narrative music piece for Radiolab/Longshot Radio's project exploring creativity, failure and revision.

  • Added: Jun 11, 2012
  • Length: 03:32
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As the Phish reunion tour wraps up, a Phish-head fan reflects on following the band before the internet. (3:30 version)

  • Added: Dec 04, 2009
  • Length: 03:33
Caption: Phish playing Hampton Coliseum in VA, Credit: http://yamar2001.wordpress.com
As Phish reunion tour wraps up, a Phish-head fan reflects on following the band before the internet.

Bought by WILL


  • Added: Dec 04, 2009
  • Length: 05:35
  • Purchases: 1