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Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
Little Miss Cornshucks was an influential figure in post WWII Rhythm & Blues. Lavern Baker copied Cornshucks' country girl stage act down to the na...

Bought by Royalton Community Radio, KTRT RADIO INC, WHRV, Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting, WOUB and more


  • Added: May 20, 2018
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 7
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This week we head to a San Francisco club to meet the exquisite songwriter/vocalist Inara George (The Bird & The Bee, Living Sisters). In Hour 2 w...

  • Added: May 02, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:52
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
The "Juke In The Back" honors Little Esther, the 14 year old phenom that scored 3 #1 hits in 1950, singing with Johnny Otis' musical ensemble. She ...

Bought by Royalton Community Radio, WHRV, WOUB, Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Apr 22, 2018
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Pete Girard leads a laughter yoga class in Minneapolis., Credit: Emily Bright
Forget downward dog. The new yoga is laughter yoga. KFAI's Emily Bright took her microphone to a class to listen in on the yucks, guffaws and yes, ...

  • Added: Apr 04, 2018
  • Length: 04:31
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Abigail Mott, typewriter busker

  • Added: Feb 23, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
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It's festival season and Gregg & Gabriela are out mixing with music fans and artists, like Sarah Jarosz and Marcia Ball, both interviewed in this e...

  • Added: Jun 01, 2017
  • Length: 01:59:55
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
This week, the "Juke In The Back" solutes the Unsung Ladies of R&B! We'll dig deep into a stack of shellac from some women you know, like Varetta D...

Bought by WHRV, 90.5 WSNC, Royalton Community Radio, Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting, WOUB and more


  • Added: May 28, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
This week, the "Juke In The Back" looks at how one of R&B's greatest voices, LaVern Baker, got her start. It's part two of a two part feature on th...

Bought by 90.5 WSNC, WHRV, Royalton Community Radio, WOUB, and KSRQ


  • Added: Sep 25, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
This week, th "Juke In The Back" looks at how one of R&B's greatest voices, LaVern Baker, got her start. It's part one of a two part feature on the...

Bought by Royalton Community Radio, 90.5 WSNC, WHRV, WOUB, and KSRQ


  • Added: Sep 18, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
The "Juke In The Back" pays tribute to the great R&B vocalist, Lil Greenwood. You'll hear her greatest early recordings from 1950-1954, before she ...

Bought by WHRV, Royalton Community Radio, WRNC-LP, WOUB, and KSRQ


  • Added: Sep 04, 2016
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
Willie Mae Thornton was a trailblazer, who in making her own rules paved the way for other groundbreaking female artists like Janis Joplin and Mado...

Bought by KMUW, 90.5 WSNC, Royalton Community Radio, WRNC-LP, WOUB and more


  • Added: Jul 17, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
Dinah Washington was more than just the "Queen of The Jukeboxes," "Queen Of The Blues" and any other prestigious but vacant title you could pin on ...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, 90.5 WSNC, WRNC-LP, WHRV, KSRQ and more


  • Added: May 01, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
Dinah Washington was more than just the "Queen of The Jukeboxes," "Queen Of The Blues" and any other prestigious but vacant title you could pin on ...

Bought by 90.5 WSNC, KCMJ Community Radio, Royalton Community Radio, WOUB, WHRV and more


  • Added: Apr 24, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
Dinah Washington was more than just the "Queen of The Jukeboxes," "Queen Of The Blues" and any other prestigious but vacant title you could pin on ...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, WHRV, WOUB, and KSRQ


  • Added: Apr 17, 2016
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
Dinah Washington was more than just the "Queen of The Jukeboxes," "Queen Of The Blues" and any other prestigious but vacant title you could pin on ...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, WHRV, WRNC-LP, KSRQ, and WOUB


  • Added: Apr 11, 2016
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
Dinah Washington was more than just the "Queen of The Jukeboxes," "Queen Of The Blues" and any other prestigious but vacant title you could pin on ...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, 90.5 WSNC, WRNC-LP, WHRV, WOUB and more


  • Added: Apr 03, 2016
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
This week's "Juke In The Back" highlights the short, but important career of Faye Adams. DJ Alan Freed called her "The little gal with the big voic...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, WHRV, 90.5 WSNC, WOUB, WRNC-LP and more


  • Added: Feb 07, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
Little Miss Cornshucks was an influential figure in post WWII Rhythm & Blues. Lavern Baker copied Cornshucks' country girl stage act down to the na...

Bought by WHRV, WRNC-LP, KCMJ Community Radio, WOUB, and KSRQ


  • Added: Sep 27, 2015
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
The "Juke In The Back" is proud to focus an entire show on the separate careers of bother and sister, Nellie and Joe Lutcher. Both scored numerous...

Bought by WHRV, WLPR, WRNC-LP, WOUB, and KSRQ


  • Added: Aug 09, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
Ruth Brown was Atlantic Records first big star. She was so successful, racking up 24 R&B hits for the fledging label, that Atlantic was often calle...

Bought by KCSM, 90.5 WSNC, KPIP-LP, WHRV, WRNC-LP and more


  • Added: Aug 02, 2015
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
Ruth Brown was Atlantic Records first big star. She was so successful, racking up 24 R&B hits for the fledging label, that Atlantic was often calle...

Bought by KCSM, WLPR, WHRV, WRNC-LP, 90.5 WSNC and more


  • Added: Jul 26, 2015
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
Ruth Brown was Atlantic Records first big star. She was so successful, racking up 24 R&B hits for the fledging label, that Atlantic was often calle...

Bought by KCSM, 90.5 WSNC, WLPR, WHRV, WRNC-LP and more


  • Added: Jul 19, 2015
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
Ruth Brown was Atlantic Records first big star. She was so successful, racking up 24 R&B hits for the fledging label, that Atlantic was often calle...

Bought by KCSM, 90.5 WSNC, WLPR, WHRV, WOUB and more


  • Added: Jul 12, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
The pre-Rock n' Roll era is full of unsung performers who's style directly impacted those who came after. This week's "Juke In The Back" spotlight ...

Bought by WRNC-LP, WLPR, WHRV, 90.5 WSNC, WOUB and more


  • Added: May 31, 2015
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
This week, the "Juke In The Back" solutes the Unsung Ladies of R&B! We'll dig deep into a stack of shellac from some women you know, like Varetta D...

Bought by WLPR, WHRV, WOUB, and KSRQ


  • Added: May 11, 2015
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 4