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Berta and Joseph spent years as drug dealers and hustlers in the roughest parts of New York. They both served time. Joseph was an alcoholic. Their ...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2014
  • Length: 18:54
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All of the incredible artists on this week's show are 30 years old or under, and they're proving they are as passionate about the Blues as the elde...

Bought by WSGE and KPVL


  • Added: Jul 16, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Courtesy Roustabout Records
A brand new look at today's queens of the Blues, inside the Home for New & independent Blues Music.

Bought by KPVL, WSGE, and WJSU


  • Added: Jul 09, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Whether it is in a traditional Blues duo setting or as a combination of two talents fronting a full band, deuces are wild, this week, as we explore...

Bought by Radio New Zealand, KPVL, and WSGE


  • Added: Jul 03, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Ruby Dee, c. 1960, Credit: John Springer Collection/Corbis
Ruby Dee, actress, writer and activist died on June 12 at the age of 91. The WFMT Radio Network is offering this excerpt of Ruby Dee speaking with ...

Bought by KGNU


  • Added: Jun 13, 2014
  • Length: 07:03
  • Purchases: 1
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This week, Full-Time Blues Radio previews the WC Handy Blues and Barbecue Festival, taking place June 7-14 in Henderson, Kentucky. Hear music from ...

Bought by WSGE, KPVL, and WJSU


  • Added: May 29, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Maya Angelou discusses growing up in Stamps, Arkansas, and early adulthood experiences as recounted in her recently released autobiography I Know W...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, WESM 91.3 FM, WLPR, RadioFreePalmer, WXDU and more


  • Added: May 28, 2014
  • Length: 01:04:47
  • Purchases: 22
Caption: Courtesy TajBlues.com
Taj Mahal has enjoyed a more than four decade career playing mostly Blues and Folk, but genres from around the world, as well. We honor him with hi...

Bought by Radio New Zealand, KPVL, WSGE, and WJSU


  • Added: May 16, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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It's an hour of new & independent blues music from the great white north. This week, Full-Time Blues Radio explores the Blues of Canada!

Bought by Radio New Zealand, WSGE, KPVL, and WJSU


  • Added: May 07, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Courtesy Blues Foundation
Full-Time Blues Radio runs down the complete list of nominees at the 2014 BMAs and spins several of them on this week's show.

Bought by WSGE, Radio New Zealand, and WJSU


  • Added: Apr 30, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Full-Time Blues Radio features expressions of faith, this week, on our annual listen to the spiritual side of new & independent Blues music.

Bought by Radio New Zealand, KPVL, WSGE, and WJSU


  • Added: Apr 15, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Charlie Rouse
Charlie Rouse was an American hard bop tenor saxophonist and much sought-after sideman. He is known primarily for his collaboration with Thelonious...

  • Added: Apr 14, 2014
  • Length: 02:57
Caption: The Early LPs of Herbie Hancock is presented by Joe Bevilacqua , Credit: Lorie Kellogg
A birthday tribute to the American pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer, born April 12, 1940.

  • Added: Apr 11, 2014
  • Length: 59:52
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One voice, one instrument, or a one man band - this week, Full-Time Blues Radio exclusively features solo performances.

Bought by Radio New Zealand, KPVL, WSGE, and WJSU


  • Added: Mar 20, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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IN THIS EDITION OF THE CUTTING EDGE, WE BRING YOU A DIALOGUE BETWEEN HISTORIAN ERIC FONER AND SYLVIAN DIOUF, AUTHOR OF “SLAVERY’S EXILES: THE STORY...

  • Added: Mar 14, 2014
  • Length: 59:56
Caption: An hour of classic 70s jazz-rock fusion., Credit: Lorie Kellogg
Host Joe Bev goes back in time to the 1970s for an unusual hour of jazz-rock fusion LP cuts.

  • Added: Mar 10, 2014
  • Length: 01:00:00
Caption: Leontyne Price, Credit: Carl Van Vechten
Fifteen, 3-minute vignettes celebrating the contributions of African Americans in classical music.

  • Added: Mar 04, 2014
  • Length: 45:00
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The Home for New & Independent Blues Music expands, playing some Cajun, Zydeco, and a little Jazz. This week, we explore the sounds of Louisiana on...

Bought by Radio New Zealand, KPVL, and WJSU


  • Added: Feb 28, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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March 17, 2014 marks the 95th anniversary of Nat King Cole's birth. Career highlights and rare interviews with Nat Cole, daughter Natalie, Nat's br...

  • Added: Feb 25, 2014
  • Length: 10:20
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Renowned writers, singers, and poets, including Maya Angelou and Nikki Giovanni, paid tribute to Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison with an extravaganza ...

Bought by WCSU-FM, WTJU, Peconic Public Broadcasting, WCAI / WNAN, and WMNF


  • Added: Feb 21, 2014
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 5
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Should they go or should they stay? That was a question millions of African Americans living in the South asked themselves in the 20th Century. For...

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  • Length: 29:00
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Musician and legendary innovator, Afrika Bambaataa, discusses the origin and legacy of hip-hop. [13:35]

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Feb 20, 2014
  • Length: 13:35
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: McCoy in the studio circa 1984.
You may not know Rosemarie McCoy’s name, but you probably know her songs. Over 800 of them spanning the full range of American pop music, from Rhyt...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, WBEZ, and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Feb 18, 2014
  • Length: 55:22
  • Purchases: 3
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How may speech affect your perceived level of intelligence? Dr. John Baugh describes research that sheds light on linguistic profiling.

  • Added: Feb 17, 2014
  • Length: 12:31
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In the late 1980s, a personal case of housing discrimination prompted Dr. John Baugh to launch decades of research into what he calls linguistic pr...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 17, 2014
  • Length: 11:30
  • Purchases: 1