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Caption: Issue No. 36 of "Life With Archie", Credit: archiecomics.com
The Archie comic book character is as American as it gets. But in July of 2014 (Issue No. 36 of "Life With Archie") Archie dies. His death reverber...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 21, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Sep 05, 2012
  • Length: 03:13
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For the third week of December (12/15): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a Texan who helped rewrite some of the country’...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2012
  • Length: 01:40
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For the last week of August (8/30): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a little known musician who played a big role in re...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2012
  • Length: 01:40
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For the fourth week of August (8/23): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a man who blended conjunto and country to become ...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2012
  • Length: 01:40
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For the first week of March (3/6): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a poor farm boy who became a king.

  • Added: Aug 02, 2012
  • Length: 01:40
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For the last week of April (4/28): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at one of the oldest and most distinctive musical tradi...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2012
  • Length: 01:40
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For the third week of October (10/17): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a singer who grew up as a sharecropper but went ...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2012
  • Length: 01:50
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For the second week of April (4/8): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a crooning cowboy who sang both English and Spanish.

  • Added: Jul 30, 2012
  • Length: 01:40
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Those dark American thrillers and crime dramas called Film Noir.

Bought by WCPN, WEKU, KREV-LP, and KPVL


  • Added: Nov 01, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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This week on The Score with Edmund Stone: Shakespeare on the Silver Screen.

Bought by WEKU, WNMU-FM, and WGDR


  • Added: Apr 21, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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NYC’s best lounge band performing the New American Songbook

  • Added: Nov 27, 2009
  • Length: 16:13
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Syrian vocalist working at the intersection of Arab, Jazz and Improvised Music.

  • Added: Nov 27, 2009
  • Length: 17:54
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Warren Zanes has taught about contemporary music at the University level. He's also championed the educational program at the Rock 'n Roll Hall of...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Jan 26, 2009
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
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In 1999, radio producers Paul Ingles and Joe Warnes went in pursuit of an interview with the Godfather of Soul, James Brown at a tour stop in Albuq...

Bought by WCBE, Radio New Zealand, WYSO, WVRU, WNCU and more


  • Added: Dec 25, 2006
  • Length: 57:57
  • Purchases: 28
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Episode two of The Wire, this show explores how the manipulation of recorded audio with magnetic recording tape changed music.

Bought by KALW, KRUA, WMNF, WNPR, WUSM and more


  • Added: Oct 18, 2005
  • Length: 52:55
  • Purchases: 11
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The expression "the opera ain't over until the fat lady sings" gained national attention in 1978.

Bought by WUAL


  • Added: Jul 19, 2005
  • Length: 02:03
  • Purchases: 1
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Jules Leotard is the eponym of the costume worn by dancers, gymnasts and acrobats.

  • Added: Jul 19, 2005
  • Length: 02:02
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Who were the original Amazons, and why do they share a name with the South American river and the bookselling giant amazon.com?

Bought by KVNF


  • Added: Jul 15, 2005
  • Length: 02:03
  • Purchases: 1
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jackie maxwell feels that theatre is alive,well and important.

  • Added: Jun 22, 2005
  • Length: 59:57