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Caption: From 1927, "The Midnight Special" by Crying Sam Collins; the first known version of this enduring favorite to be recorded by a blues artist.
Join as we explore blues songs that all have to deal with the subject of midnight. Sometimes, you get midnight showers of rain, other times, it's t...

  • Added: Aug 31, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:59
Caption: Phenomenal Guest DJ Sets!
Unique Repeat is the production team of Dan and Sinan, lifelong friends from Berlin, Germany. Since 2011, they have been producing some amazing el...

  • Added: Aug 30, 2014
  • Length: 58:50
Caption: DANCE music you can LISTEN to!
We start things off with a fairly chill wade through the waters of Deep House and Tech House. Then we get really serious with some Techno, Progres...

  • Added: Aug 30, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Issued 1959, "The Country Blues" was a groundbreaking work by Sam Charters. The next year, Paul Oliver followed with "Blues Fell This Morning."
If you're curious about where the Blues Revival of the 1960s got its start, you might want to take a look at "The Country Blues," from 1959, "Blues...

Bought by 90.5 WSNC, WJSU, and KRPS


  • Added: Aug 25, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Chicago Prohibition
By the mid 1920s, Chicago had become, not only a hot bed of jazz, but the home of a thriving bootleg business. Hundreds of speakeasy’s sprung up ov...

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  • Added: Aug 19, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Folks in Ocean Point, Maine are afraid of Bobby Moore. They say he’s strange and even dangerous. But a visit to Bobby’s trailer reveals another sid...

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  • Added: Aug 19, 2014
  • Length: 08:50
  • Purchases: 1
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Jason Allen, aka Fatal J, is a 21 year-old from Bangor, ME who uses hip-hop to cope with the struggles in his life.

  • Added: Aug 19, 2014
  • Length: 06:46
Caption: Another standout from the Bluesville catalog, "Trouble An' Blues," by Sidney Maiden.
Join us as we continue our look at the legends of Bluesville, this time from the West Coast. That includes music from piano man Mercy Dee Walton, h...

Bought by WJSU, 90.5 WSNC, and KRPS


  • Added: Aug 17, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Harry Reser
They called themselves the Clicquot Club Eskimos. They were sponsored by the soda company specializing in ginger ail. Under the leadership of virtu...

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  • Added: Aug 13, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The "greatest drummer i n the world," Buddy Rich
Jazz drummers have gotta be some of the most unheralded of jazz's many unsung heroes. This week we dissect their art and craft with world-renowned ...

Bought by KDRP Community Radio, WCAI / WNAN, WEZU, Troy Public Radio, KPVL and more


  • Added: Aug 11, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: We're number one! Pictured: Bill Doggett, whose game-changing "Honky Tonk" spent 13 weeks at the very top of the Billboard charts.
Join us for an all-instrumental extravaganza, as we put the spotlight on King and Federal Records. While other labels certainly recorded instrument...

Bought by WJSU, 90.5 WSNC, and KRPS


  • Added: Aug 10, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: DANCE music you can LISTEN to.
In this episode I feature a guest mix by Frank Ramos, who for over 27 years has hosted a show called, "Maximum Insight" on BBOX Radio out of Brookl...

  • Added: Aug 09, 2014
  • Length: 02:57:03
Caption: This publicity poster showcases the wide variety of attractions on offer in Gaslight Square, from jazz clubs to fine French dining. There was even a Japanese restaurant, a novelty in the Midwest of the 1960s., Credit: Courtesy of the Charlie Menees Collection, UMKC.
It spanned less than three blocks and lasted only about ten years. But the St. Louis arts and entertainment district known as Gaslight Square flou...

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  • Added: Aug 06, 2014
  • Length: 06:44
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Scott Miller, Credit: Official Press Photo
Scott Miller is miles away from his days with the V-Roys, but Knoxville still claims him as their own, even if he has since returned to rural Virgi...

Bought by KKRN, WLPR, and KSRQ


  • Added: Aug 04, 2014
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 3
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20 years after the founding of The Zapatistas, the group’s influence has spread far beyond Mexico’s border through music and art. Producer Alejand...

  • Added: Aug 04, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Two legendary Hill Country musicians, Sid Hemphill and Lucius Smith. Illustration by Archer Pruitt.
Join us as we follow Alan Lomax through the Hill Country of Mississippi, in September 1959. We’ll hear some exciting fife and drum band music, old ...

Bought by WJSU, 90.5 WSNC, and KRPS


  • Added: Aug 03, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: 1928 Flapper
What do frog jumping, transatlantic telephones and sliced bread have in common? 1928. This program is a very brief overview of the music heard duri...

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  • Added: Aug 02, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Last summer, Hershey Felder brought Bay Area audiences to their feet and even got them singing with George Gershwin Alone. Now the master entertain...

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  • Added: Jul 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:57:30
  • Purchases: 6
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World War I was a real blow to the European musical community. They were utterly unprepared for the war’s cruelty, and composers found it difficult...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
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Every day, Teodoro Cuevas dresses in his black flared pants with silver buttons down the side. He sits against a tree across from the bustling sub...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2014
  • Length: 03:11
Caption: Jazz icon Miles Davis
Jazz isn't the only form of music that has great solos, but it wouldn't be what it is without 'em. This week we take a look at the art and craft of...

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  • Added: Jul 28, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: Mississippi Steamboat
In the latter days of the Golden Age of steamboats, many musicians plied their trade with the orchestras traveling the Mississippi. Memphis and St....

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  • Added: Jul 28, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Eddie Taylor, from 1974. Photo by Bill Greensmith.
Join us we wrap up our tribute to Chicago Blues guitar legend, Eddie Taylor. We’ll be hearing some standout selections from his solo work — plus so...

Bought by 90.5 WSNC, WJSU, and KRPS


  • Added: Jul 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Jimmy & Tommy Dorsey
Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey were two very important factors in the formation of jazz in the 1920s. They performed together with the California Ramblers ...

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  • Added: Jul 22, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Infamous Stringdusters Let It Go, Credit: Official Album Cover
Sloane Spencer talks with Chris Pandolfi and Andy Hall of The Infamous Stringdusters about self-producing their most recent album, Let It Go, and h...

Bought by KKRN, WLPR, and KSRQ


  • Added: Jul 19, 2014
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 3