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Marshall Gilkes leading Germany's famed WDR Big Band, and the latest from The Rebirth Brass Band

Bought by WXPN and 90.5 WSNC


  • Added: Jul 01, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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We asked a number of different stakeholders for their top ideas about improving the relationship between citizens and their law enforcement officer...

  • Added: Jul 01, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
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William Hosea and Doris Sims welcome Cornelius Wright and Beverly Calender-Anderson.

  • Added: Jun 29, 2015
  • Length: 58:30
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The Poet Laureate of Belfast Maine is trying to make a difference in his community -- one poem at a time.

  • Added: Jun 29, 2015
  • Length: 06:01
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
What’s more American than celebrating America’s birthday with some good ol’ red, white and Rhythm & Blues about THE Fourth of July staple: food? Di...

Bought by WRNC-LP, WOUB, KSRQ, and KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle


  • Added: Jun 28, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Join the team onThe Pine as they visit with Ted Ginn, Executive Director of the Ginn Academy.

  • Added: Jun 27, 2015
  • Length: 18:12
Caption: B.B. King's very first LP, which contained all four of his number one R&B hit records.
Join us as we celebrate the life and music of B.B. King, by counting down the biggest hits of his career. Spanning the course of four decades, we’v...

  • Added: Jun 27, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:59
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Gwen Moten remembers her childhood best friend, Denise McNair, who was killed in the 1963 bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, ...

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Jun 26, 2015
  • Length: 01:41
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Paradise Sky
Joe R. Lansdale is the author of more than three dozen novels, including The Thicket, Edge of Dark Water, The Bottoms, and A Fine Dark Line. He has...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2015
  • Length: 15:19
Caption: BB King
Host Jason Wilber talks with professor Andy Hollinden of the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music about the late blues guitarist extraordinair...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:00
Caption: Gil Scott-Heron
We'll hear notable covers from Gil Scott-Heron, Roland Kirk, and The John Wagner Coalition, plus funny business from Joe Tex and roof-raising, rauc...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, WJAB, and KMXT


  • Added: Jun 25, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Reverend Everett Mitchell, UW-Madison professors Barbara McKinney and Will Jones, and Jasmine Timmons and Brandi Grayson from the Young Gifted and ...

  • Added: Jun 25, 2015
  • Length: 49:29
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Summer is the time for baseball all over the country, and in Minnesota that’s no different. The history of baseball in Minnesota, however, has inc...

  • Added: Jun 24, 2015
  • Length: 29:56
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Music from Mighty Sam McClain and Wendell Holmes, both of whom have died in June

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


  • Added: Jun 24, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Shakespeare In Detroit's Romeo & Juliet, Credit: courtesy of Shakespeare in Detroit
Sam White saw potential in the drama of a struggling city — a perfect setting for Shakespeare's plays.

  • Added: Jun 23, 2015
  • Length: 19:51
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Last Friday, June 19th, was Juneteenth--do you know what that is?

  • Added: Jun 23, 2015
  • Length: 01:01:56
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The adventure continues with material we doubt ever re-released on CD like Bobby Hutcherson. It meanders thru a couple hits from Phoebe Snow and An...

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


  • Added: Jun 23, 2015
  • Length: 02:00:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Brandi Grayson from Madison WI's Young Gifted and Black coalition answers questions about race relations and criminal justice in Madison.

  • Added: Jun 23, 2015
  • Length: 46:25
Caption: Ta-Nehisi Coates
Ta-Nehisi Coates' friend from Howard University was shot and killed by police in Virginia back in 2000. Written in the form of a letter to his own ...

Bought by WRIR


  • Added: Jun 23, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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An excerpt from a teach-in with Brandi Grayson, co-founder of Madison's Young Gifted and Black (YGB) Coalition.

  • Added: Jun 23, 2015
  • Length: 17:34
Caption: Stephen Winter
Stephen Winter on freedom, responsibility, and art by any means necessary.

  • Added: Jun 22, 2015
  • Length: 18:27
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
This week, the "Juke In The Back" looks at the great Smiley Lewis, another influential force out of New Orleans that time has chosen to forget. He ...

Bought by WLPR, WHRV, WRNC-LP, KSRQ, and WOUB


  • Added: Jun 21, 2015
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 5
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Maya Forbes talks understanding social cues, having honest conversations, and being a sloppy dynamic team.

  • Added: Jun 19, 2015
  • Length: 09:18
Caption: BB King
Host Jason Wilber talks with professor Andy Hollinden of the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music about the late blues guitarist extraordinair...

  • Added: Jun 19, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:00
Caption: Chocolate Milk
We'll sample some unusual soul foods: Cookie Crumbs with Ray and his Musical Family, Fish Heads with Slim & the Soulful Saints, and finally, we'll ...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, WJAB, and KMXT


  • Added: Jun 18, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 3