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Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
The "Juke In The Back" jumps and grooves this week as Matt The Cat presents part 2 of a three part feature on The Flamingos, one of the most influe...

Bought by WOUB and KSRQ


  • Added: Jul 27, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 2
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...

  • Added: Jul 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:59
Caption: Aja (left), Kai (middle) and their mother Tonya David.
Aja David and her younger sister, Kai Leigh Harriott, remember the night Kai was hit...

  • Added: Jul 25, 2014
  • Length: 02:20
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A hot summer selection of the best in new & independent Blues music.

Bought by KPVL, WSGE, and WJSU


  • Added: Jul 23, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Danielle Motindabeka in the WNYC studio
When Radio Rookie Danielle Motindabeka came to the United States at age 13, she didn’t speak English. By the time she was in high school, Danielle ...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 23, 2014
  • Length: 07:15
  • Purchases: 1
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If it's not hard enough to succeed in the rough St. Louis Public Schools, Charme does it while transitioning from a boy to a girl.

  • Added: Jul 23, 2014
  • Length: 09:16
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New music from pianist George Cables, acknowledging his rich influences, and Ari Brown's rock-steady update of a contemplative Coltrane piece.

Bought by KKRN, KUOW, WJSU, KHNS, WXPN and more


  • Added: Jul 23, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Why should I feel guilty, let alone do something about the wrongs that my great-grandfather committed against your great-grandfather?

Bought by KTRL, KSKQ, and KWMR


  • Added: Jul 22, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: New Orleans' Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Jazz was born in New Orleans, right? Well, it depends on who you ask. This week on the show, we get to the bottom of that question and tour the sit...

Bought by KPVL, Troy Public Radio, KMUN, 90.5 WSNC, KZYX and more


  • Added: Jul 21, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 14
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Albeit a centerpiece both in form and function, the cuisine at our favorite restaurant is just plain food if not paired with conversation, company,...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2014
  • Length: 28:35
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
The "Juke In The Back" jumps and grooves this week as Matt The Cat begins a 3 part feature on The Flamingos, one of the most influential and best r...

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


  • Added: Jul 20, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Berta and Joseph spent years as drug dealers and hustlers in the roughest parts of New York. They both served time. Joseph was an alcoholic. Their ...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2014
  • Length: 18:54
Caption: Photo of Eddie Taylor courtesy of Rick Jones
Join us as we continue our tribute to Chicago blues guitar legend, Eddie Taylor. Most famous for the recordings he did for Vee-Jay with John Lee Ho...

Bought by WJSU, 90.5 WSNC, and KRPS


  • Added: Jul 19, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Author and Psychiatrist Dr. Frances Cress Welsing dissects the controversy surrounding Attorney General Eric Holder's remarks on Racism. She commen...

  • Added: Jul 17, 2014
  • Length: 22:01
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All of the incredible artists on this week's show are 30 years old or under, and they're proving they are as passionate about the Blues as the elde...

Bought by WSGE and KPVL


  • Added: Jul 16, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Lines begin to form outside clubs in Downtown LA around 10 p.m. The music and dim lights are muffled for Kim Toldson, though. She’ll spend the whol...

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  • Length: 04:40
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As dawn breaks, birds serenade Eric Jones, who crosses a church parking lot in his baggy jeans, jangling an oversized key ring. The plastic wheels ...

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  • Length: 04:18
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In this episode, Todd and Kim interview Mandisa Thomas, Founder and current President of Black Nonbelievers, Inc., a non-profit fellowship of nonbe...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2014
  • Length: 53:24
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Two Latin jazz pianists explore their home countries, history, and heritage through music

Bought by WJSU, KKRN, KSUT, WMHT, 90.5 WSNC and more


  • Added: Jul 15, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Sax titan John Coltrane
In this hour, it's the life and legend of John Coltrane—from his rural North Carolina roots to his place as one of jazz's most spiritual men and mu...

Bought by KPVL, 90.5 WSNC, WOUB, KMUN, WCMU Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jul 14, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
The entire "Juke In The Back" this week features Motown's biggest acts, BEFORE there even was a Motown Records and before those acts were household...

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


  • Added: Jul 13, 2014
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 6
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Hear organist Jimmy Smith in mid-career, a little Brazilian and Latin, then the out and free of our music. Muted trumpets, a new vocalist closes on...

  • Added: Jul 13, 2014
  • Length: 01:59:57
Caption: The great Eddie Taylor, doing what he does best. Photo courtesy of Steve Cushing.
Join us — on our 150th episode! — as we pay tribute to one of the real unsung heroes of Chicago Blues, guitarist Eddie Taylor. He worked and record...

Bought by 90.5 WSNC, WJSU, and KRPS


  • Added: Jul 13, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Don Malcolm, San Francisco, CA 7/2/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Don Malcolm talks chance meetings, cultural metaphors, and the courage of convictions.

  • Added: Jul 11, 2014
  • Length: 17:25
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The All Star Baseball game this month is a perfect opportunity to introduce you to a new opera about a great Negro League Baseball Player.

  • Added: Jul 09, 2014
  • Length: 06:35