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Caption: Angie Fisher
We'll get funky with Bubba Suggs, hear smoking soul from Angie Fisher, and tap into our Hot Pants Power with Syl Johnson.

Bought by KMRE-LP, KSRQ, KPIP-LP, KCMJ Community Radio, WJAB and more


  • Added: Mar 03, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Archie Shepp: I  Hear the Sound, Credit: Created by WOZNIAK
Archie Shepp shares his musical biography—and his thoughts about the legacy of African-American music.

Bought by KMUW, WMUU-LP, WNJR, and KMRE-LP


  • Added: Mar 02, 2016
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 4
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A big name new release, a new tribute to BB King, and some incredible independent Blues.

Bought by WJSU and WSGE


  • Added: Mar 02, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Featuring the album "Evolution" from organist Dr, Lonnie Smith

Bought by WRGY, KKRN, WMHT, WJSU, KCMJ Community Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 02, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
Matt The Cat presents another highly underrated vocal group from the 1950s: The Du-Droppers as part of a full hour of 1940s and '50s rhythm & blues...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, 90.5 WSNC, WHRV, WOUB, and KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 28, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Texas born bluesman Benny Turner continues the mission to spread the gospel of “Real Blues,” the way he and his older brother, blues legend Freddie...

Bought by KMRE-LP


  • Added: Feb 26, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Emma Donovan
We'll hear from indigenous Australian singer Emma Donovan, hear the latest from soul jazz vocalist Ola Onabule, and celebrate Black History Month w...

Bought by WJAB, KMRE-LP, KSRQ, KPIP-LP, KCMJ Community Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 25, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 6
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As we enter the late stages of winter, the last of this season's new releases begin to arrive; and there's some terrific new Blues, this week.

Bought by WJSU and WSGE


  • Added: Feb 24, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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A tribute to Blind Willie Johnson, and Johnson himself - - plus great new jazz from Herlin Riley, Logan Richardson, and Jeremy Pelt.

Bought by KEOS, WRGY, KKRN, WMHT, 90.5 WSNC and more


  • Added: Feb 24, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
The Five Keys were undoubtedly one of the finest vocal groups of both the R&B and Rock n' Roll eras. This week, in part 2 of our 2 part feature, we...

Bought by 90.5 WSNC, WRNC-LP, KCMJ Community Radio, WHRV, WOUB and more


  • Added: Feb 21, 2016
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 6
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In 1967 Paul Oscher became the first white musician to join a black blues group when he was invited to be an official member of the Muddy Waters Ba...

Bought by KMRE-LP


  • Added: Feb 19, 2016
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Laura Mvula
We'll hear the latest from Laura Mvula, celebrate Black History Month with Rasheed Ali, and hear a Fela Kuti/De La Soul mashup.

Bought by KMRE-LP, KSRQ, KCMJ Community Radio, KPIP-LP, WJAB and more


  • Added: Feb 18, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Sounds Jewish, Credit: Mississippi Public Broadcasting
This week's “Sounds Jewish” commemorates Black History Month with some of the finest black-Jewish musical melds. Hear recordings by Louis Armstrong...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Feb 17, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In his memoir Soul Serenade, Rashod Ollison describes how music was a lifeline during a difficult upbringing.

Bought by WMUU-LP, KMRE-LP, and WNJR


  • Added: Feb 16, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
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An exciting selection of new Blues releases, including big names and a buzz worthy tribute!

Bought by WJSU and WSGE


  • Added: Feb 16, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
The Five Keys were undoubtedly one of the finest vocal groups of both the R&B and Rock n' Roll eras. In part 1, Matt The Cat focuses on The Five K...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, WHRV, WOUB, and KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 14, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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An interview with, and tribute to, Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison. Also: The Civil Rights Movement and television. Plus: the singer Odetta.

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, WMUU-LP, KMRE-LP, WAMC, and WTJU


  • Added: Feb 12, 2016
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Roberta Flack
As we celebrate Black History Month, we feature funk, soul, and jazz designed to inspire and empower from Nina Simone, Roberta Flack, and Gil Scott...

Bought by KMRE-LP, KZUM, KSRQ, KPIP-LP, WJAB and more


  • Added: Feb 11, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
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Zac Harmon is an award-winning guitarist, singer and songwriter whose distinctive style combines the best of old-school soul-blues artists with mod...

Bought by KMRE-LP


  • Added: Feb 11, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Veteran saxophonist Jimmy Heath musically connects us to a past master then cues newer name saxophonist Vincent Herring, respecting composition and...

Bought by WVBI-LP


  • Added: Feb 11, 2016
  • Length: 01:59:59
  • Purchases: 1
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This week's playlist shines a light on mental illness, through a respectful look at the topic and songs that fit the theme.

Bought by WJSU and WSGE


  • Added: Feb 10, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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In 1953 a Gary, Indiana couple started what would become one of the most successful black-owned record labels, highlighting gospel, blues, R and B,...

Bought by Northeast Indiana Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 09, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Exploration of R&B music

Bought by KCSM, WFIU, WDCB, WSLR, KUCB and more


  • Added: Feb 08, 2016
  • Length: 58:18
  • Purchases: 9
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Exploring the life and music of an unheralded pianist and composer from the hardbop era.

  • Added: Feb 08, 2016
  • Length: 59:05
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Kickin' the gong around with Minnie, McVouty, Freddie, and other assorted jazzniks.

Bought by South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio


  • Added: Feb 08, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1