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Caption: Big Chief Monk Boudreaux
It's Carnival Time! The Nightfly gives you a seat in the reviewing stand as the Mardi Gras parade rolls by. We'll bring you big noise from brass ba...

Bought by KBYS 88.3 FM and KMXT


  • Added: Jan 24, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Sounds Jewish, Credit: Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Songs from the civil rights movement with a strong Jewish connection.

  • Added: Jan 22, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Louis Armstrong young and old on Jazz-O-Rama!, Credit: Lorie Kellogg
Host Joe Bev presents an hour of early an late recordings of Louis Armstrong, including: Willie The Weeper; Mack The Knife; Down In Honky Tonk Town...

  • Added: Jan 22, 2015
  • Length: 59:55
Caption: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivering his I Have A Dream speech at the 1963 Civil Rights March on Washington, Credit: National Archives
We honor the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. We'll hear excerpts of his sermons, speeches, and interviews, along with funk, soul, jazz...

Bought by KBRP Community Radio and KMXT


  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Full-Time Blues Radio's annual preview of the International Blues Challenge, the world's largest battle of the bands, taking place Jan. 20-24, 2015.

Bought by WJSU and WSGE


  • Added: Jan 14, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Conversations with celebrated American poets Rita Dove and Sonia Sanchez.

Bought by WVAS, WESM 91.3 FM, Red River Radio Network, WJAB, WJFF and more


  • Added: Jan 07, 2015
  • Length: 52:58
  • Purchases: 7
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The unexamined year is not worth reviewing.

Bought by KTRL, KWTF community radio for Sonoma County, KWMR, and KSKQ


  • Added: Jan 02, 2015
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 4
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The first episode of Full-Time Blues Radio in 2015 features music from, and the full list of, nominees for the 2015 Blues Music Awards.

Bought by WSGE and WJSU


  • Added: Dec 31, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
Matt The Cat has dug up some more R&B Christmas treasures and added a few tunes about New Years for this week’s continuation of the “Juke In The Ba...

Bought by KMXT, KPVL, WLPR, KSRQ, and WOUB


  • Added: Dec 22, 2014
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
The entire "Juke In The Back" is loaded with the greatest R&B Christmas records from the late 1940s and 1950s. It's the yuletide soul that came bef...

Bought by KKRN, 90.5 WSNC, WJAB, WLPR, WMMT and more


  • Added: Dec 14, 2014
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 9
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An hour of music from John's favorite Blues albums of 2014.

Bought by KPVL, WJSU, and WSGE


  • Added: Dec 10, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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A Radio Theatre piece about the creation and performance of one of America's most controversial songs.

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 13:22
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
Matt The Cat celebrates Halloween with the scariest, spookiest and most sinister vintage rhythm & blues records ever made! It's the disembodied "so...

Bought by WLPR, WETD, 90.5 WSNC, WRNC-LP, WOUB and more


  • Added: Oct 19, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: a band called death
Recently at Chicago’s Music Box Theatre, Ayana Contreras caught a documentary about Death, a 1970s all-black proto-punk band out of Detroit. The do...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 08:18
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They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. If that’s the case, then Stevie Wonder should know the feeling of flattery well. His son...

  • Added: Oct 14, 2014
  • Length: 13:30
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This reading is a passage describing two giraffes seen in crates on a ship bound for Germany.

  • Added: Oct 14, 2014
  • Length: 03:49
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The most celebrated African American poets in America pay homage to the life’s work of former Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner Rita Dove.

Bought by Peconic Public Broadcasting, KVSC, Radio Phoenix, WCAI / WNAN, and WMNF


  • Added: Oct 10, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 5
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The most celebrated African American poets in America pay homage to the life’s work of former Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner Rita Dove. An...

Bought by Accessible Media Inc., Red River Radio Network, Accessible Media Inc. Station Account, WTJU, and KKRN


  • Added: Oct 10, 2014
  • Length: 53:55
  • Purchases: 5
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Author Sam Roberts reads about a civil rights pioneer indeed, from his new book. Another example of our daily 100-second show -- great for top-of-t...

  • Added: Oct 01, 2014
  • Length: 01:40
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Johnny Full-Time is joined for conversation and music by multiple Blues Music Award winner and BB King Entertainer of the Year, Janiva Magness.

Bought by KPVL and WJSU


  • Added: Sep 17, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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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
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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 KPVL and WJSU


  • Added: Sep 11, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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NPR’s Michel Martin joins community leaders in Ferguson, Missouri for a conversation about race, law enforcement and more in the wake of the shooti...

Bought by WEKU, WUIS, KWMR, MPR News Stations, KUMD and more


  • Added: Aug 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:53:58
  • Purchases: 24
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Host Alfred Bundy provide coverage the endeavors of the American Black Male Leadership Institute (ABMLI)

  • Added: Aug 28, 2014
  • Length: 49:24