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In this FREE one-hour program, Sound Opinions hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot are joined by avid music collector Andy Cirzan for the annual Holida...

Bought by KPVL, RadioFreePalmer, WSLR, WXXI, WCBE and more


  • Added: Dec 11, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
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It's a cool Yule when The Retro Cocktail Hour shakes up another holiday clambake, filled with seasonally-flavored space age pop, bachelor pad swing...

Bought by KPVL, WYSO, Marfa Public Radio, and WCQS


  • Added: Dec 12, 2013
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 4
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An hour-long celebration of the American holiday songbook, with rarely heard recordings from Peggy Lee, Rosemary Clooney, Louis Prima, and Donny Ha...

Bought by KPVL, KSRQ, WFIU, WDET Detroit Public Radio, KMXT and more


  • Added: Dec 14, 2011
  • Length: 58:27
  • Purchases: 27
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Hosted by WQXR’s Jeff Spurgeon, this program features arrangements of music by Vince Guaraldi and Luther Henderson as well as traditional favorites...

Bought by KPVL, KREV-LP, WSMR, and KBYU


  • Added: Dec 17, 2013
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 4

  • Added: Dec 18, 2010
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 30
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It's Christmas in Parts Unknown, USA! Hear Ben as he digs through the boxes in the Relay Shack and plays a great collection of holiday tunes. Jam...

Bought by KPVL


  • Added: Dec 09, 2013
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The Christmas holiday is charged with nostalgia and hope, so a Christmas setting can effectively heighten the emotional power of any film. There ha...

Bought by KPVL, RadioFreePalmer, KSKQ, WHRV, KREV-LP and more


  • Added: Nov 15, 2013
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 13
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Free, weekly program. Available to stations as a one, or two hour show. Folk Alley host Matt Watroba collects the best in contemporary and traditio...

Bought by WFPL News, KDRP Community Radio, Troy Public Radio, KSUT, WRST-FM Oshkosh and more


  • Added: Dec 02, 2013
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 14
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Free, weekly program. Available to stations as a one, or two hour show. Folk Alley host Matt Watroba collects the best in contemporary and traditio...

Bought by WFPL News, Troy Public Radio, KSUT, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WLPR and more


  • Added: Dec 02, 2013
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 11
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Music fans and critics love making lists: Top 5 Driving Songs, Top 5 Bass Lines, and so on. But this is the list that really counts: The Best Albu...

Bought by WOUB, KLCC, KPVL, KSRQ, WRNC-LP and more


  • Added: Dec 05, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 27
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An hour long choral music show telling the Christmas story through familiar and lesser known carols.

Bought by KTXK, KREV-LP, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, KACU, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: Nov 19, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
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The Choir of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine performs at the Medieval Sculpture Hall at the Metropolitan Museum of Art with a program that spa...

Bought by KPVL, WUAL, KREV-LP, Marfa Public Radio, WMNR and more


  • Added: Nov 04, 2013
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 12
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In this FREE one-hour program, Sound Opinions hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot are joined by avid music collector Andy Cirzan for the annual Holida...

Bought by WCBE, KMXT, WOJB, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Dec 06, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 22
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WQXR's Naomi Lewin presents an hour of Christmas and holiday music from the world of opera and oratorio sung by some of the greatest singers past a...

Bought by KPVL, Troy Public Radio, WUAL, WSMR, KSFR and more


  • Added: Nov 05, 2013
  • Length: 57:59
  • Purchases: 8
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Back in 1946, in the middle of a heat wave in Washington DC, the chief of the Scandinavian Desk of Military Intelligence dreamed up a piece of musi...

Bought by WCQS, WVRU, and WUAL


  • Added: Dec 03, 2013
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Black Madonna, Credit: Kabuya Pamela Bowens
From Peabody Award Winning Producer Jim Luce, A spiritual celebration of Christmas with jazz pianist Geri Allen and her new recording, A Child is B...

Bought by KPVL, WYSO, KSFR, KTSU, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: Nov 01, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Kansas City Jazz Orchestra, Credit: Joanna Fewins
The Kansas City Jazz Orchestra performs a feast of swinging Yuletide favorites!

Bought by Wyoming Public Radio, KDUR, WNCU, WUIS, WSKG and more


  • Added: Oct 18, 2011
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 13
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Singing legend Judy Collins headlines the third in a series of hour-long holiday specials featuring musicians from around the country performing or...

Bought by Troy Public Radio, WNMU-FM, Prairie Public, Marfa Public Radio, WCMU Public Radio and more


  • Added: Sep 05, 2007
  • Length: 58:40
  • Purchases: 23
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Judy Collins hosts the second in a series of hour-long specials for the holidays. The program features musical takes on the holiday season from fo...

Bought by WNMU-FM, Marfa Public Radio, WKSU, WUMB, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE and more


  • Added: Oct 20, 2005
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 22
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Folk singing legend Judy Collins hosts an hour-long tour around the nation with a stop or two overseas to hear musical takes on the holiday season ...

Bought by WNMU-FM, KMUN, Marfa Public Radio, WUMB, KNAU and more


  • Added: Oct 19, 2005
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 27
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A Holiday Show, featuring The Will Scruggs Jazz Fellowship

Bought by KPVL, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WVAS, KMXT, KKRN and more


  • Added: Dec 19, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: You Better Watch Out!, Credit: http://flickr.com/photos/mindgutter/
An hour of rare, exclusive and fun seasonal music from deep in the heart of you-know-where...! (Now tailored for any station, anywhere!)

Bought by KRCB-FM, Marfa Public Radio, Prairie Public, KISU, WNKU and more


  • Added: Dec 01, 2008
  • Length: 55:15
  • Purchases: 26
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A reminiscence of Christmas on the radio in the 1940's

Bought by WHRV, KREV-LP, WLPR, KTXK, KUMD and more


  • Added: Nov 04, 2008
  • Length: 59:05
  • Purchases: 54
Caption: The Rose Ensemble, Credit: Michael Haug
The Rose Ensemble brings the time of the Tudors to life. Splendor, tension and intrigue, all reflected in the dark and light of tender carols, and...

Bought by Capital Public Radio, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WGBH Radio Boston, KREV-LP, WMNR and more


  • Added: Oct 24, 2010
  • Length: 58:14
  • Purchases: 26
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12 of the 25 ASCAPs most popular Christmas songs were written by Jews.

Bought by KRCB-FM, Prairie Public, and Rhythm & News Service


  • Added: Nov 15, 2012
  • Length: 58:47
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Ken Malucelli and Tim Lewis, Credit: Chloe Veltman
Ken Malucelli, a carol composer and the director of The Merrie Olde Christmas Carolers, a nationally-franchised caroling group, and jazz musician /...

Bought by KISU


  • Added: Dec 11, 2012
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Rose Ensemble, 2011, Credit: (Michael Haug photography)
A rhythmic and regal retelling of the Christmas story. The Rose Ensemble reawakens the ancient with sacred songs and lively dances for the season f...

Bought by WUAL, Capital Public Radio, WGBH Radio Boston, WSKG, KPVL and more


  • Added: Oct 07, 2011
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Baby, it's cool on this side!
Dear Santa, I am so cool. This year I need the hippest music on the planet. Here's hoping the mainstream doesn't flow all the way to the North Po...

Bought by KRCB-FM, KISU, KUCB, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: Oct 23, 2012
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: The Rose Ensemble, Credit: Michael Haug Photography
The acclaimed Rose Ensemble returns with a free one-hour special featuring festive and evocative music from early Peru, Bolivia, Mexico, and beyond...

Bought by WGBH Radio Boston, Vermont Public Radio, and WNYC


  • Added: Nov 18, 2013
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: The Rose Ensemble
This holiday program features over two centuries of festive Christmas dances and songs from the great cathedrals of Puebla and Mexico City.

Bought by KPVL, Capital Public Radio, Capital Public Radio, KPVL, WUIS and more


  • Added: Nov 08, 2009
  • Length: 58:39
  • Purchases: 23
Caption: Big Band Christmas, Credit: Kansas Public Radio
The holiday season swings with Big Band Christmas 2012, a concert by the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra.

Bought by KSRQ, WNMU-FM, WVAS, KMUW, WRST-FM Oshkosh and more


  • Added: Nov 30, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
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An hour-long program of holiday music from Bing Crosby, Billy Eckstine, Peggy Lee, Lou Rawls, Nancy Wilson, and other carolers of American Popular ...

Bought by WVAS, KRPS, WVRU, WCQS, KHNS and more


  • Added: Dec 06, 2010
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 9
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From Leontyne Price to Kate and Anna McGarrigle, the Ronettes to Middle Eastern music…

Bought by KPVL, WEZU, KSRQ, and WHRV


  • Added: Dec 14, 2012
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 4
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This week on Riverwalk Jazz, it's Hot Jazz for a Cool Yule as Jim Cullum and the Band welcome an all-star cast of legendary jazz players, outstandi...

Bought by WVRU, KHNS, WFIU, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WVRU and more


  • Added: Nov 28, 2007
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 17
Caption: Los Reyes Magos, en el retablo mayor de la Seo de Zaragoza
Traditional Spanish and Catalan carols, plus a Mallorcan Christmas Eve tradition, and a Christmas Tableau by Joaquín Rodrigo.

Bought by KPVL, WUAL, WNMU-FM, WSLR, WUAL and more


  • Added: Nov 04, 2012
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 6
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An hour-long program of classic jazz. Come along for a jzz sleigh ride with music from Shirley Horn, Paul Bley, Duke Ellington, and more...

Bought by WVAS, WFAE, WVRU, WCQS, KMUW and more


  • Added: Dec 06, 2010
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 12
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This is hour long radio show features live recordings of holiday music from accomplished and aspiring performing songwriters - all performed at Edd...

Bought by WMNF, Georgia Public Broadcasting, WSLR, KMXT, WKSU and more


  • Added: Dec 04, 2010
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 9
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An hour-long, laidback, seasonal program of jazz and popular song, featuring music that evokes love, reflection, and peace and the warm moods of wi...

Bought by 90.5 WSNC, KACU, KGOU, WHRV, KMUW and more


  • Added: Nov 30, 2009
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Professor Mikey's Chill Christmas
Professor Mikey's annual holiday mixtape is a CHILL theme this year, with music from all genres providing a soundtrack for peace and fun.

Bought by KHEN-LP, Prairie Public, Marfa Public Radio, KMXT, KUT and more


  • Added: Oct 25, 2010
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Soul Christmas (1968), Credit: Atco Records
SOUL CHRISTMAS! Here are some of the greatest Soul and R&B holiday winter classics ever recorded. Today on this show you will hear Christmas tunes...

Bought by WSGE, KAWC, WUIS, KISU, KDUR and more


  • Added: Nov 19, 2011
  • Length: 55:39
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Various Artists: Jingle Bell Jazz (1962), Credit: Columbia Records
Ho Ho Ho! Start out your holiday with fun Christmas Jazz Classics. They are all here in one solid hour. This musical holiday program includes: "Win...

Bought by KAWC, KBBI, WUIS, KPVL, WVAS and more


  • Added: Nov 04, 2011
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7
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Let the rituals begin! Inspirations for Hanukkah music vary from celebratory & sacred to traditional. This is Part 1 of 2 ft. music for the Hanukk...

Bought by KDPI 89.3 FM , KBEM, and WUIS


  • Added: Nov 29, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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An hour-long program of "cool-Yule" classic jazz, featuring holiday jazz from Louis Armstrong, Bill Evans, Horace Silver and more, including poet S...

Bought by KTSU, KAWC, KRPS, Oregon Public Broadcasting, WPTC and more


  • Added: Nov 18, 2009
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 19
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The original rock and roll Christmas album returns.

Bought by Wyoming Public Radio, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KMXT, 90.5 WESA, WHRV and more


  • Added: Nov 20, 2009
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 36
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The 19th season of Joy To The World with Bob Thompson is a one-hour holiday program that is produced by Virginia Public Broadcasting and performed ...

Bought by WVRU, WJSU, and KGOU


  • Added: Oct 23, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 3
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Spinning from the deeply spiritual to the raucously celebratory, we bring you our favorite music of the season. We love this time of year during wh...

Bought by KDUR, KMXT, and KTNA


  • Added: Dec 18, 2008
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: The Canadian Brass
The Canadian Brass play holiday favorites in new and classic arrangements. "365 Holidays" includes their exhilarating "Hanukah Medley", as well as...

Bought by KTXK, KRPS, WCQS, WUIS, WSKG and more


  • Added: Dec 02, 2008
  • Length: 59:59
  • Purchases: 31
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A Damon Runyon Christmas story set to music.

Bought by KRCB-FM, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, KRPS, WNMU-FM, WDCV and more


  • Added: Oct 01, 2008
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Tomáseen Foley
An hour-long holiday special featuring Irish storyteller Tomáseen Foley and his charming tale "Parcel from America." The program also features mus...

Bought by KRPS, WEZU, WVRU, KWMR, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: Oct 02, 2009
  • Length: 58:55
  • Purchases: 20
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Mystical tales & teachings & Jewish sacred music from around the world.

Bought by KWIT, WFIU, WSKG, KREV-LP, WFIU and more


  • Added: Nov 28, 2004
  • Length: 55:54
  • Purchases: 25
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Steve Jencks hosts this trip down Memory Lane featuring Bing Crosby and the Andrews Sisters, Eartha Kitt, Perry Como, Elvis Presley, Tommy Dorsey, ...

Bought by KUCB, KACU, WVAS, KGOU, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Oct 18, 2010
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 21
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It's our second year with new Christmas Blues tunes!

Bought by WVAS, KRPS, WNMU-FM, and KPVL


  • Added: Dec 12, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Emmy Award winner Julie Giroux worked in Hollywood for years and her credits are formidable. When she thought of giving Christmas gifts to the high...

Bought by KUHF


  • Added: Nov 27, 2012
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 1
From: WFUV
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One hour holiday special.

Bought by KRCB-FM, KUNC, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, KRCB-FM, KGOU and more


  • Added: Dec 08, 2006
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 23
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The Annie Moses Band’s phenomenal US, PBS debut is now available as a 1 hour Concert Special, 30 minute or as individual songs for your Radio netwo...

Bought by Panhandle Community Radio, KSRQ, WUIS, and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Oct 18, 2010
  • Length: 59:24
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Ian Anderson
Seasonal music by the legendary British band Jethro Tull, with humorous commentary by its founder, Ian Anderson.

Bought by WFPL News, KMXT, WTIP, WTIP, KDUR and more


  • Added: Oct 26, 2006
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 48
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A musical and poetic celebration of the Christmas holiday from the open ranges of America's outback.

Bought by WMMT, KSUT, Prairie Public, Moab Public Radio, WMMT and more


  • Added: Oct 13, 2005
  • Length: 54:24
  • Purchases: 64
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The Western Wind's Christmas Special, narrated by Roma Downey

Bought by WVRU, WUAL, KBYU, WVRU, KRPS and more


  • Added: Oct 28, 2007
  • Length: 58:23
  • Purchases: 24
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There's lots of music for Christmas, but what music goes with Hanukkah? Host Fred Flaxman has some answers.

Bought by WTIP, WUAL, KRPS, WUIS, KENW and more


  • Added: Sep 28, 2006
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 25
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The story of "Amazing Grace"- a piece of music that has an extraordinary impact on American history.

Bought by 90.5 WSNC, North Country Public Radio, WRVO, and WCPN


  • Added: Dec 04, 2008
  • Length: 50:34
  • Purchases: 4
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Christmas music from throughout the Latino musical universe

Bought by KDUR, KMXT, WVAS, KRPS, KIOS-FM Omaha Public Radio and more


  • Added: Dec 14, 2007
  • Length: 58:47
  • Purchases: 8
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If you’re a last minute Christmas shopper, or one who has already bought everything for the upcoming holiday you have already seen the beginning of...

Bought by WUAL


  • Added: Nov 26, 2013
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Two self-contained hours of special programming based on the acclaimed ten-part ATC series, with a Web site filled with photos, features, backgroun...

Bought by KHNS, KMUN, WFPL News, Troy Public Radio, WDET Detroit Public Radio and more


  • Added: Dec 03, 2004
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 30
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Two self-contained hours of special programming based on the acclaimed ten-part ATC series, with a Web site filled with photos, features, backgroun...

Bought by Troy Public Radio, KHNS, KRCB-FM, KUT, KUOW and more


  • Added: Dec 03, 2004
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 18
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An hourlong program of early music exploring the word "Noel" through music from the middle ages to the early baroque. Celebrate the season with thi...

Bought by WMNR, WUAL, Red River Radio Network, Northstate Public Radio, KRPS and more


  • Added: Oct 14, 2009
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
The entire "Juke In The Back" is loaded with the greatest R&B Christmas records from the late 1940s and 1950s. It's the yuletide soul that came be...

Bought by WEZU, WYSO, WLPR, WVAS, WHRV and more


  • Added: Dec 07, 2010
  • Length: 59:59
  • Purchases: 17
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One-hour special of warm and sunny holiday music from many latin-american locales. A festive program for the holiday season!!!

Bought by KRPS, KRZA, WVAS, WNCU, KREV-LP and more


  • Added: Oct 26, 2009
  • Length: 58:55
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Santa Claus Jr.
A Holiday Classic! Join Howdy, Mickey, John, Paul, George & Ringo on this "wild and crazy joyride" to Santa's workshop in the northern most reaches...

Bought by Radio New Zealand, Panhandle Community Radio, KUCB, KMXT, North Country Public Radio and more


  • Added: Dec 16, 2009
  • Length: 28:56
  • Purchases: 6
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It's time to rock around the Christmas tree.

Bought by Panhandle Community Radio and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 07, 2010
  • Length: 28:57
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Kapono Beamer, Credit: Dayna Marie Beamer
Enjoy the magic of a Hawaiian Christmas with slack key master Kapono Beamer, who shares tales of his family's holiday traditions and rich musical l...

Bought by WYSO, WVRU, KUCB, WNMU-FM, KWMR and more


  • Added: Dec 08, 2006
  • Length: 29:51
  • Purchases: 15