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Join us as we head down to Tipitina's in New Orleans, for a great big helping of live blues and house-rockin' gumbo — served up piping hot by the g...

  • Added: Sep 16, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:59
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William Hosea and Beverly Calender-Anderson welcome Toby Strout and Debra Morrow.

  • Added: Sep 15, 2014
  • Length: 57:13
Caption: St. Louis favorite son, Miles Davis
In this hour, we continue our series on America's great jazz cities with the forgotten history of jazz and the blues in St. Louis.

  • Added: Sep 15, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
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At some point or another we've all known a person that's really into shoes, but have you ever met a "sneakerhead"? Produced at Vocalo (90.7 FM Chic...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2014
  • Length: 05:18
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Ray has been an activist most of his life. He organized lunch counter sit-ins and participated in the March on Washington. When he was drafted to f...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2014
  • Length: 23:59
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Martin Woods talks to Audra Wilson about the challenges and the rewards of being a Black Operatic Baritone from the West Side of Chicago, and takin...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2014
  • Length: 08:55
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
The Penguins’ “Earth Angel” was the first rhythm & blues song to crossover into the pop world in such a big way that it announced the beginning of ...

Bought by KSRQ and WOUB


  • Added: Sep 14, 2014
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 2
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On the next Snap, we're dropping the story-pocalypse. Snap Judgment presents "The Passion" performed LIVE! in San Francisco's Nourse Theater. Amazi...

  • Added: Sep 11, 2014
  • Length: 53:57
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This week's show features new Blues music from 13 countries outside of the United States.

Bought by WJSU


  • Added: Sep 11, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Janice N. Harrington, draws from myriad experiences to create her poetry and children's stories. In this interview with NEW LETTERS magazine editor...

Bought by WNJR and XRAY.fm


  • Added: Sep 10, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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extraordinary singer Alexis P. Suter, Mitch Shiner reinterpreting Miley Cyrus, and multi-instrumentalist Kevin Cline

Bought by WMHT, KSUT, KKRN, KUOW, WJSU and more


  • Added: Sep 10, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Frankie Lee Sims, making his recording debut on Texas' very own Blue Bonnet label, in 1948.
We take a look at some killer down home blues from the great state of Texas — all of it from small, independent record labels in operation during t...

Bought by KRPS, WJSU, and 90.5 WSNC


  • Added: Sep 07, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
The "Juke In The Back" honors Little Esther, the 14 year old phenom that scored 3 #1 hits in 1950, singing with Johnny Otis' musical ensemble. She ...

Bought by WLPR, 90.5 WSNC, WOUB, and KSRQ


  • Added: Sep 07, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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What's Next in Ferguson, MO? After the shooting of Michael Brown, many are left wondering what are the best ways to move forward. Nick Jaworski ta...

  • Added: Sep 04, 2014
  • Length: 53:23
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Vacation in quaint Ferguson, MO—come for the human rights violations, stay for the rubber bullets!

  • Added: Sep 04, 2014
  • Length: 01:32
Caption: Leo Jackson
Every October, over 30 cyclists from the New Orleans area embark on a three-day bike ride to the Louisiana State Penitentiary. The “NOLA to Angola”...

  • Added: Sep 04, 2014
  • Length: 04:53
Caption: Market on Lasalle Pods
A mobile market aims to revitalize a formerly thriving commercial district in New Orleans' historic Central City neighborhood.

  • Added: Sep 04, 2014
  • Length: 04:37
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Alton Yates tells his daughter, Toni, about being part of a small group of Air...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 03, 2014
  • Length: 04:24
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Darnell Moore (R) and his friend Bryan Epps (L).
Darnell Moore (R) tells his friend Bryan Epps (L) about an incident that shaped his...

  • Added: Sep 03, 2014
  • Length: 03:43
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This week's program features some truly amazing music, from start to finish. We also take time to remember the great Johnny Winter.

Bought by KPVL, WSGE, and WJSU


  • Added: Sep 03, 2014
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 3

  • Added: Sep 03, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 12
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Like Fox News, but wish it was more reactionary, racist, and condescending? Then check out Rupert Murdoch’s newest network: Redd Foxx News.

  • Added: Sep 02, 2014
  • Length: 02:20
Caption: Norm Stamper, Credit: KPLU
Co-host, Pamela Spoto, and I speak with 34-year veteran Top Cop, Norm Stamper of Battle in Seattle fame. He is author of Breaking Rank: A Top Cop'...

  • Added: Sep 02, 2014
  • Length: 58:26
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William Hosea and Clarence Boone welcome Paul Norris.

  • Added: Sep 01, 2014
  • Length: 57:43
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...

Bought by KBBI, 90.5 WSNC, WJSU, and KRPS


  • Added: Aug 31, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 4