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a remembrance of the late guitarist John Renbourn, who, among any other things, is the source of our closing theme on Blue Dimensions

  • Added: Apr 01, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
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This week, Johnny Full-Time is joined by Dr. Gary Burnett, author of the new book 'The Gospel According To The Blues.'

  • Added: Mar 31, 2015
  • Length: 59:01
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
The "Juke In The Back" presents Part 5 of our mammoth, 6 part series, featuring the most important musical figure of the 1940s, Louis Jordan. He wa...

Bought by KSRQ and WOUB


  • Added: Mar 29, 2015
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 2
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Composer Victor Zupanc and actor Ansa Akeya of the Children's Theater Company in Minneapolis discuss the challenges and charm of Mark Twain's "Huck...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2015
  • Length: 05:05
Caption: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
This week, we celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, and commemorate the anniversary of his assassination (4/4/68). We'll hear from Dr. Ki...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio and KMXT


  • Added: Mar 26, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 2
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We walk in the light of the Lord on this week's program, with an annual listen to the Spiritual Side of the Blues.

Bought by WJSU and WSGE


  • Added: Mar 25, 2015
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 2
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Lots of great guitarists, new and old (Kevin Eubanks, Stanley Jordan, Rez Abbasi, Charlie Christian & many more!), and jazzified versions of some c...

Bought by WMHT, KEOS, KSRQ, KKRN, WJSU and more


  • Added: Mar 25, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Mathias Mulumbo- Singing in Uganda
I dropped by the National Anthem tryouts for the local minor league baseball team. Looking for a story about people singing and why. And then I hea...

  • Added: Mar 24, 2015
  • Length: 01:42
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Hacksaw handles Horace who hounds Holloway and Harris, later even Hess. Have to hand it to hoards who happen to hit it hard. Violinist Stephane Gra...

Bought by WVBI-LP, The Voice of Beaver Island, KPVL, WYAP, and WOUB


  • Added: Mar 24, 2015
  • Length: 01:59:51
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Artist OREE ORIGINOL's artwork on display on the corner of 24th and Byrant in the Mission., Credit: Todd Whitney
If you have walked the streets of the Bay Area recently -- you might have seen posters featuring the names and faces of Oscar Grant, Renisha McBrid...

  • Added: Mar 24, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
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Beginning next fall, all San Francisco public schools will offer a class called Ethnic Studies. It’s a look at American history and culture from th...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 24, 2015
  • Length: 06:16
  • Purchases: 1
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A story of friendship and racism in apartheid-era South Africa.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KMUN, KUOW, KWMR, KKRN and more


  • Added: Mar 24, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 15
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Liz Mitchell and Jacinda Townsend welcome Dr. Amrita Myers.

  • Added: Mar 23, 2015
  • Length: 57:59
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Blunt discusses cultural insensitivity in the digital age.

  • Added: Mar 23, 2015
  • Length: 01:01:26
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
The "Juke In The Back" presents Part 4 of our mammoth, 6 part series, featuring the most important musical figure of the 1940s, Louis Jordan. He wa...

Bought by WRNC-LP, 90.5 WSNC, WLPR, WOUB, and WHRV


  • Added: Mar 22, 2015
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 5
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Bill Green is the author of "Degrees of Freedom: The Origin of Civil Rights in Minnesota," a book that examines the dichotomy between Minnesota's p...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2015
  • Length: 16:48
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The Cutting Edge presents excerpts from a speech by Cornell West, the author of The Radical King, an anthology of Martin Luther King Jr.’s essays,...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:39
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More than 50 years ago, America’s most prolific composer, Duke Ellington, collaborated with bassist Charlie Mingus and drummer Max Roach to produce...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2015
  • Length: 01:59:01
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Nine-year-old Aidan Sykes interviews his father, Albert Sykes, about being a dad.

Bought by WEZU and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Mar 20, 2015
  • Length: 02:37
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: John, Credit: Charles McGuigan
John has worked the corner of Laburnum Avenue and Brook Road for years now. He’s become a permanent fixture there and a daily reminder to motorists...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2015
  • Length: 26:04
Caption: Tameka Norris, Credit: courtesy Tameka Norris
Tameka Norris talks about her first feature-length film—she plays a version of herself in Meka Jean: How She Got Good. The film debuted during Pros...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2015
  • Length: 12:07
Caption: Albertina Walker
We'll bring you danceable anthems from Diana Ross and Donna Summer, poet Nikki Giovanni's ode to the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, and gospel fro...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio and KMXT


  • Added: Mar 19, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 2
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This week's summary of under-reported news followed by these interviews: Neocon Campaign to Derail Iran Nuclear Talks Likely to Lead to War; Depart...

Bought by WRIR


  • Added: Mar 18, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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With Kenny Burrell interpreting Duke Ellington, artistry can do no wrong. Blues of southwest and midwest inspiration include Gerald Wilson. Jazz ...

Bought by WVBI-LP, The Voice of Beaver Island, KPVL, WYAP, and WOUB


  • Added: Mar 18, 2015
  • Length: 01:59:53
  • Purchases: 4
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New music from Armenian jazz pianist Tigran Hamasyan

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


  • Added: Mar 18, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 13