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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 WRNC-LP, WOUB, KSRQ, and KPVL


  • Added: Oct 19, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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. Station Account, WTJU, and KKRN


  • Added: Oct 10, 2014
  • Length: 53:55
  • Purchases: 3
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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: 36:01
Caption: S. Epatha Merkerson
Produced by JAZZ HOUSE KIDS, a nonprofit jazz education and performance organization, the 2014 MONTCLAIR JAZZ FESTIVAL features Christian McBride, ...

Bought by WJAB and WNCU


  • Added: Aug 19, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:01
  • Purchases: 2
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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 ...

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Jul 19, 2014
  • Length: 18:54
  • Purchases: 1
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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 KMUZ, WCAI / WNAN, WESM 91.3 FM, WLPR, RadioFreePalmer and more


  • Added: May 28, 2014
  • Length: 01:04:47
  • Purchases: 23
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