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Music from bands led by bass players, including Kent Miller, Kyle Eastwood, Nathan Brown, and Charles Mingus

Bought by WMHT, Royalton Community Radio, KUOW, 90.5 WSNC, WJSU and more


  • Added: Nov 15, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Hand-painted photo of Elmore James courtesy of Blues Unlimited magazine. Inset: Some of Elmore's first singles.
Join us as we start a new, ongoing mini-series dedicated to the life and musical career of one of the most beloved figures in blues history — slide...

  • Added: Nov 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:59
Caption: Lucky Peterson
We'll hear a cut from Lucky Peterson's new album, Tribute to Jimmy Smith, plus a new Stevie Wonder mashup from Amerigo Gazaway, and we'll be buzzed...

Bought by KZUM, KMRE-LP, WOUB, KMXT, and Lower Cape Communications


  • Added: Nov 13, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
Today Harry "Little" Caesar is best remembered as an actor from movies and TV and the voice behind 1952's "Goodbye Baby," one of the strangest R&B ...

Bought by 90.5 WSNC, KTRT RADIO INC, WOUB, Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Nov 12, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 7
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Anson Funderburgh is a blues guitar master who is best known as the band leader for the Texas hallmarks Anson Funderburgh and the Rockets. Recently...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), Spokane Public Radio, WEAA, KRPS, and WOUB


  • Added: Nov 10, 2017
  • Length: 58:05
  • Purchases: 5
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Ta-Nehisi Coates is a poetic journalist and a defining voice of our times. He’s with us in a conversation that is joyful and hard and kind, soaring...

  • Added: Nov 15, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
Caption: L-R: Ingrid Brostrom, Mystic, Rev. Gerald Durley
While solar panels and electric cars are typically associated with upper-class white folk, the transition to clean energy is also a civil rights is...

Bought by KWIT and NPR Berlin


  • Added: Nov 09, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Dr. Michael White, Credit: Derek Bridges
To Dr. Michael White, it's not just a clarinet, but a time machine. “I listened to Johnny Dodds’ recordings. I listened to Sidney Bechet. I listen...

Bought by KMUW


  • Added: Nov 09, 2017
  • Length: 52:12
  • Purchases: 1
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Radio Curious takes a tour of Harper's Ferry, West Virginia, a historic national park and site of the civil war struggles between union and confede...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2017
  • Length: 29:01
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highlighting "Body And Shadow" the new album from Brian Blade & the Fellowship band, and music from the late musical innovator Muhal Richard Abrams

Bought by WMOT, GCR (Global Community Radio), WRGY, WMHT, KKRN and more


  • Added: Nov 08, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15
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I Am Not Your Negro is a journey into black history that connects the past of the Civil Rights movement to the present of #BlackLivesMatter. It is ...

Bought by WXDU and WRIR


  • Added: Nov 07, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Fats Domino
We'll pay tribute to the late, great Fats Domino, hear new Syrian jazz from Khaled Kurbeh and the Raman Khalaf Ensemble, and hear a cut from Charit...

Bought by Royalton Community Radio, KMRE-LP, WOUB, KSRQ, Lower Cape Communications and more


  • Added: Nov 06, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Kimberle Crenshaw (foreground) with Eve Ensler
When Donald Trump rode a wave of white anxiety into the White House, it was part of a backlash to the Obama presidency, one that revealed an increa...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
The “Juke In The Back” is proud to feature Fats Domino, who passed away on October 24th at the age of 89. He was one of the most influential and po...

Bought by 90.5 WSNC, WHRV, KTRT RADIO INC, WOUB, Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Nov 05, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Elvin Bishop is a living legend whose great contributions to American music have been solidified by his induction into the Rock And Roll Hall of Fa...

Bought by Public Radio East, WTJU, GCR (Global Community Radio), Spokane Public Radio, WEAA and more


  • Added: Nov 03, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Dale Brumfield, Credit: Rebecca D'Angelo.
The Virginia State Penitentiary, which stood on Spring Street in Richmond, Virginia for almost two hundred years, was considered one of the most pr...

  • Added: Nov 03, 2017
  • Length: 27:16
Caption: Ricky Williams, Jimmy Carter and Ben Moore on the WoodSongs Stage.
On this week's WoodSongs broadcast, folksinger Michael Johnathon welcomes five-time Grammy Award-winning gospel group The Blind Boys of Alabama.

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, WLPR, WOUB, RadioFreePalmer, KVSC and more


  • Added: Nov 02, 2017
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 8
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The Blue Note All-Stars offer "Our Point Of View," continuing and growing the Blue Note legacy, and a 12-inch 45 rpm white vinyl record from the ba...

Bought by WMOT, GCR (Global Community Radio), WRGY, WMHT, KKRN and more


  • Added: Nov 01, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 14
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What's could be controversial about a movement insisting that Black lives matter too?

Bought by WTJU, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KSKQ, KRZA, KMRE-LP and more


  • Added: Oct 30, 2017
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
The “Juke In The Back” is proud to feature Fats Domino, who passed away on October 24th at the age of 89. He was one of the most influential and po...

Bought by KTRT RADIO INC, Royalton Community Radio, WHRV, 90.5 WSNC, WOUB and more


  • Added: Oct 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 8
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Rockin’ Johnny Burgin is a renowned bluesman who has established himself as a major player on the scene since arriving in Chicago for college durin...

Bought by WTJU, Public Radio East, GCR (Global Community Radio), KMXT, Spokane Public Radio and more


  • Added: Oct 27, 2017
  • Length: 58:05
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Fats Domino
A thirty minute tribute to one of the founders of rock & roll- Antoine "Fats" Domino, featuring some of his classic recordings, interviews and actu...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2017
  • Length: 28:52
Caption: Fats Domino
The Founding Father of Rock and Roll

Bought by KAZU


  • Added: Oct 26, 2017
  • Length: 52:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption:  Rashauna Johnson (left) and TriPod host Laine Kaplan-Levenson discuss Johnson's award winning book "Slavery's Metropolis: Unfree Labor in New Orleans during the Age of Revolutions" at the 2017 Organization of American Historians Conference.
TriPod: New Orleans at 300 returns with another edition of TriPod Xtras. Host Laine Kaplan-Levenson and Dartmouth history professor Rashauna Johnso...

  • Added: Oct 26, 2017
  • Length: 20:17
Caption: Diorama of Lunch Counter Sit-Down Protests - National Civil Rights Museum - Downtown Memphis, Tennessee. , Credit:  Adam Jones, Ph.D. / wikimedia commons
In this edition of TriPod Xtras, Laine Kaplan-Levenson speaks with Rafat Ali, founder and CEO of Skift, a media company that looks at travel trends...

  • Added: Oct 26, 2017
  • Length: 10:19