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Robert Johnson Centennial Celebration

From Joyride Media | 59:00

Insightful review of the life of legendary blues guitarist Robert Johnson and his enduring musical legacy. Includes 20 of his legendary recordings and brand-new, exclusive interviews with contemporary blues musicians and historians.

Robert20johnson2_small Insightful review of the life of legendary blues guitarist Robert Johnson and his enduring musical legacy. Includes 20 of his legendary recordings and brand-new, exclusive interviews with contemporary blues musicians and historians.

Pearl Jam: The Ten Code (Vs & Vitalogy)

From Joyride Media | 59:00

A look inside Pearl Jam's 1993-94 albums, Vs. & Vitalogy as told by the band, fans and close friends. Includes interviews with members Eddie Vedder, Jeff Ament and Mike McCready. Music includes the classics (Daughter, Corduroy, Better Man) plus rare studio and live recordings.

Eddie_small A look inside Pearl Jam's 1993-94 albums, Vs. & Vitalogy as told by the band, fans and close friends. Includes interviews with members Eddie Vedder, Jeff Ament and Mike McCready. Music includes the classics (Daughter, Corduroy, Better Man) plus rare studio and live recordings.

Miles Davis: Bitches Brew

From Joyride Media | 59:00

One hour special follows the creation and influence of Miles Davis' heaviest album.

Brewspecial_small Interviews include Bitches Brew band members Lenny White, Benny Maupin, John McLaughlin, Harvey Brooks and more.  Music also features the rare live recordings from the deluxe editions.  Produced by Joyride Media.

Iggy & The Stooges: Raw Power

From Joyride Media | 58:59

Tracing the creation and influence of The Stooges 1973 album.

Iggyspecial_small New one-hour radio special pays tribute to new Rock & Roll Hall of Fame members, Iggy & the Stooges, and their 1973 album, Raw PowerJon Langford (The Mekons, Waco Brothers) hosts this four part series on how this seminal album was made, and how it influenced future generations of punk rockers.

Includes interview clips from three Stooges - Iggy Pop, James Williamson and Sott Asheton and others influenced by them, between tracks like "Search and Destroy," "Gimme Danger" and others from the original album as well as previously unheard outtakes and live recordings.

Like the classic quote about the Velvet Underground, it didn’t sell many records at the time, but everyone who bought one started a band.  We hear from three such people -  Henry Rollins (Black Flag / Rollins Band), Mike Watt (Minutemen / Firehose) and Johnny Marr (Smiths / Modest Mouse / 7 Worlds Collide) , who each count this record as a major influence on their own legendary musical careers.  Noted music photographer Mick Rock is also interviewed.

JOE STRUMMER'S LONDON CALLING (Series)

Produced by Joyride Media

Most recent piece in this series:

JOE STRUMMER'S LONDON CALLING - EPISODE 8

From Joyride Media | Part of the JOE STRUMMER'S LONDON CALLING series | 59:00

Strummershow_small Episode 8 begins with the last of Strummer's BBC shows that original aired on July 15, 2001. The last half is a new epilogue feature on Strummer's life, including classic songs from the Clash and Strummer's solo career.

PART 1 - JULY 15, 2001 (29:00)
Radio One - Mikey Dread
Global a Go-Go - Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros
Good To Be On The Road Back Home Again - Cornershop
Peno - Saban Bajramovic
La Bamba - Ritchie Valens
Roots and Culture - Shabba Ranks
Aida Baoury - Orchestra Baobab -
N?Wolof Beat on The Brat - The Ramones

MUSIC BED BREAK (1:00) Train In Vain - The Clash 

PART 2 - EPILOGUE (29:00)
London Calling - The Clash
Armagideon Time - The Clash
Washington Bullets - The Clash
The Magnificent Seven - The Clash
Johnny Appleseed - Joe Strummer & the Mescaleros
Omotepe - Joe Strummer
Rock the Casbah - Rachid Taha
Keys to Your Heart - The 101'ers
PROMO SPOT (0:30)

DYLAN (Series)

Produced by Joyride Media

Most recent piece in this series:

DYLAN: OH MERCY

From Joyride Media | Part of the DYLAN series | 59:00

Bddylancover_small Bob Dylan has always been a unique American voice, and that's most evident in the music he's made since the late 1980's. Returning to his roots in folk and blues, Dylan has fine-tuned American music with the mind of a poet and the bravado of a rock and roller. In this hour, we'll hear the maturity and grace of Dylan's most recent artistic ideas. Interviews: David Kemper, Ray Benson, David Gans, Bill Flanagan, Carolyn Wonderland, Josh Ritter, Ian MacLagen, John Hiatt, Roger McGuinn, John Cohen.

0:00 -- 17:00 Segment 1

In:  "Here's the thing about Bob.  He knows more about American music than anybody I'd ever met."
Out:  "I'm Patti Smith, and you're listening to Bob Dylan:  Oh Mercy."

17:00 -- 18:00  Break 1 with music bed

18:00 -- 36:00 Segment 2

In:  "Welcome back to Bob Dylan:  Oh Mercy.  I'm Patti Smith."
Out:  "I'm Patti Smith, and you're listening to Bob Dylan:  Oh Mercy."

36:00 -- 37:00  Break 2 with music bed

37:00 -- 59:00  Segment 3

In:  "Welcome back to Bob Dylan:  Oh Mercy.  I'm Patti Smith."
Out:  "I'm Patti Smith, and thanks for listening."

Johnny Cash: Live at San Quentin

From Joyride Media | 59:05

One-hour music intensive documentary looks back on Johnny Cash's historic 1969 concert at San Quentin State Prison.

Sanquentin_small I took Johnny Cash 12 years to record one of his live prison shows, but it wasn't easy. He was threatened against doing it, warned it would ruin his career, but Cash's instincts were dead on. He just went ahead and recorded at Folsom Prison in 1968 and never sounded so raw and alive. The live album was a huge hit, and followed by the even bigger "Johnny Cash at San Quentin" - his first #1 album on the pop charts. In this hour we explore how Cash's concert at San Quentin came about, went down and the wake it left behind. Your listeners will hear Johnny Cash on the edge, plowing through well-known songs and premiering new ones that stated, "San Quentin, I hope you rot and burn in hell." Needless to say, he almost started a riot in a room full of very bad men. The program also features a few songs from the show not included on the original live album. For an inside view, we'll hear about prison life from the prisoners and prison guards, taken from the documentary "Johnny Cash in San Quentin." The original producer, Bob Johnston, speaks about the excitement and fear, as does Jim Marshall, photographer of the famous "Johnny flipping the bird at San Quentin" photo. We'll also hear about Johnny Cash's views on the lock-up from bassist Marshall Grant, son John Carter Cash, singer/songwriter Larry Gatlin and music writer Anthony DeCurtis.

Patti Smith: Horses 30th Anniversary

From Joyride Media | 59:00

One-hour music-intensive program honors the 30th anniversary of Patti Smith's debut album, Horses.

Albumart82f9d09a88934a2bacb97f2ce483dad7large_small One-hour music-intensive program honors the 30th anniversary of Patti Smith's debut album, "Horses" - a mix of poetry and wild rock and roll that is as powerful and influential today as it was in 1975. Rita Houston (WFUV, New York, NY) hosts, and you'll hear comments by Patti Smith, her collaborators Lenny Kaye and John Cale, and journalist Anthony DeCurtis. In addition to newly remastered tracks from the original album, the special also features live versions of "Horses" songs as recorded in 2005 with special guests Tom Verlaine and Flea (Red Hot Chili Peppers). Program audio will be posted here by Thu, Jan 5, 2006.

Bob Dylan: No Direction Home

From Joyride Media | 01:58:10

The "official bootleg" radio companion to the PBS special "Bob Dylan: No Direction Home"

Dylanboot7_small "Bob Dylan: No Direction Home" is a two-hour, two-part music intensive radio special features exclusive music, interviews and other content from Bob Dylan's personal archives. You'll also hear music featured in "Bob Dylan: No Direction Home, a Martin Scorsese picture," premiering on PBS stations nationwide September 26-27, 2005. The program is free for all stations to air, and the audio will be posted here by September 13, 2005. Please contact Andy Cahn at 201-386-1736 or cahnmedia@comcast.net if you want to receive the program on CD. You can also download the "CD request form" under the attachments tab. This radio program consists of two one-hour episodes that correspond to the two parts of the PBS special. This allows you to program each radio segment as a supplement to each of the TV broadcasts in your market. "No Direction Home: The Soundtrack - The Bootleg Series Vol. 7" is in stores from Columbia/Legacy on Tues, Aug 30. This 2-CD set contains 26 previously unreleased Bob Dylan tracks recorded between 1959 and 1966.

Why? Philosophical Discussions About Everyday Life (Series)

Produced by Prairie Public

Most recent piece in this series:

“Why We Need More Jokes In Our Lives”

From Prairie Public | Part of the Why? Philosophical Discussions About Everyday Life series | 01:47:00

Al-gini_small Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Al Gini, professor of business ethics at the Quinlan School of Business at Loyola University Chicago.

The Funk Show (Series)

Produced by Howard Burchette

Most recent piece in this series:

SLY & THE FAMILY STONE with JERRY MARTINI Vol. I

From Howard Burchette | Part of the The Funk Show series | 58:27

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This is Volume I of a three part series. Each part is divided into three segments giving room for PSA’s, station ID’s and announcements.

Jerry Martini is a saxophonist and original member of Sly and the Family Stone. Together they recorded many hits like Family Affair, Higher, Stand, Everybody Is a Star, Hot Fun In The Summer Time, Fun, Dance To The Music, If You Want Me To Stay, Everyday People, Sing A Simple Song, You Can Make It If You Try, Thank You Falettinme Be Mice Elf Again, etc.

Jerry joined Howard Burchette as they talked about the history of
Sly & the Family Stone and their music. Today Jerry fronts a Sly & the Family Stone tribute band called The Family Stone Project with founding member of Sly & the Family Stone Cynthia Robinson.

Too Much Information (Series)

Produced by WFMU

Most recent piece in this series:

It's All Over

From WFMU | Part of the Too Much Information series | 54:02

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Tminub_small G.S. recalls how bad karma took him from Devon, England to the C.U.T. bomb shelters in Montana. Author Robert Brockway explains how everything is going to kill everybody, and Matt Jarvis explains what it means to be a prepper. Pamela Walt has bad vibes in general, and our DC correspondent "Chris" has a bad feeling about the Tea Party. Also, astronomer Chris Impey explains how dark energy is the ending of all endings.