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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.'

Bought by WJSU and WSGE


  • Added: Mar 31, 2015
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 2
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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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
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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Morgan Parker is the author of Other People’s Comfort Keeps Me Up At Night (Switchback Books 2015) and There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyoncé...

Bought by KSKQ, WNCW, WLPR, KDX, WITT and more


  • Added: Mar 16, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 16
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Poet Thomas Sayers Ellis reading and talking about his new poem “Man/ Dela” with the accompaniment of Luke Stewart on bass and James Brandon Lewis ...

Bought by KSKQ, WNCW, WLPR, KDX, WITT and more


  • Added: Mar 16, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: Ella Baker
We bring you the sounds of soulful sisterhood as we celebrate Women's History Month. We'll get out on the dance floor with Chaka Khan and Gloria Ga...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Mar 12, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 1
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An hour-long program of classic jazz: An exploration of the path of Melba Liston as she became an arranger/composer and an instrumentalist in the j...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Mar 09, 2015
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 2
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An hour-long program of classic jazz: Struggle, rebirth, and return -- Bud Powell biographer Peter Pullman joins us again as we chronicle the final...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Mar 09, 2015
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 1
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An hour-long program of classic jazz: In the mid-1940s Bud Powell emerged as the leading pianist of bebop, but the personal troubles that would dog...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Mar 09, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Bobby Humphrey
We celebrate Women's History Month with the iconic voices of Aretha Franklin and Eartha Kitt, pioneering instrumentalists like Bobbi Humphrey, and ...

Bought by WJAB and KMXT


  • Added: Mar 05, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 2
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The 1920 lynching of three young black men in Duluth is a tragic part of Minnesota's history. On Wednesday, February 25, 2015, in the Atwood Memori...

Bought by KUMD


  • Added: Mar 04, 2015
  • Length: 01:02:22
  • Purchases: 1
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KVSC Radio at St. Cloud State University presents Trial by Mob: The Duluth Lynchings. On the evening of June 15, 1920, a crowd of thousands attacke...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2015
  • Length: 30:00
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KVSC Radio at St. Cloud State University presents Trial by Mob: The Duluth Lynchings. On the evening of June 15, 1920, a crowd of thousands attack...

Bought by KUMD


  • Added: Mar 04, 2015
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Claudia Rankine is a Jamaican poet and playwright born in 1963 and raised in Kingston, Jamaica and New York City. Her book “Citizen: An American Ly...

  • Added: Mar 03, 2015
  • Length: 24:39
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Born in Ghana and raised in Jamaica, the poet Kwame Dawes is now the editor of Nebraska's literary magazine, PRAIRIE SCHOONER. He reads from his bo...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Feb 25, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week, we'll hear Blues artists covering classic Country music songs from Hank Williams, Johnny Cash and more.

Bought by WJSU and WSGE


  • Added: Feb 25, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Nikki Giovanni
We'll hear poets- many from the Harlem Renaissance and Black Arts Movements- reading their work, along with poetry set to music, and hip-hop. We'll...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio and KMXT


  • Added: Feb 11, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 2
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In this episode, Rebecca McInroy is joined by Dr. Coleman Hutchinson, Dr. Dina Berry, and Steve Wilson to discuss the some of the creative decision...

  • Added: Feb 11, 2015
  • Length: 59:03
Caption: The Red Flame Hunters All-Youth Mardi Gras Indian Tribe, Credit: https://www.facebook.com/redflamehunters
We bring you a slew of Crescent City tunes to take you on a virtual trip to Carnival in New Orleans. We'll bring you old favorites from Irma Thomas...

Bought by KAWC and KMXT


  • Added: Feb 05, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 2
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