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Caption: The Singing and Praying Bands
Rev Jerry Colbert shares one of the oldest African-American music traditions. He's the leader of The Singing and Praying Bands of Maryland and Dela...

Bought by WABE


  • Added: Feb 02, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 1
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Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson arranged songs for Harry Belafonte and Marvin Gaye. His film scores featured Sydney Poitier and Cisely Tyson and Muhamme...

Bought by WOSU and WABE


  • Added: Jan 30, 2015
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Big Chief Theodore "Bo" Dollis
We pay tribute to New Orleans legend Big Chief Bo Dollis, hear a set of Motor City tunes, featuring sisters Erma and Aretha Franklin, and experienc...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Jan 29, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: A huge 1947 crossover hit, the catchphrase, "Open the Door Richard," quickly wound its way into American popular culture.
Join us as we take a look at narrative traditions in the blues. Starting with Speckled Red in 1929, we’ll hear classics along the way from Bo Diddl...

Bought by WJSU


  • Added: Jan 28, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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avant-garde cellist Maya Beiser puts a unique spin on the blues on her new album "Uncovered"

Bought by KEOS, WMHT, KKRN, KSUT, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Jan 28, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 12
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Two different interpretations of a Robert Johnson song, two new albums of Tinsley Ellis music, and more incredible tunes, populate this fantastic e...

Bought by WJSU and WSGE


  • Added: Jan 27, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Funk and Soul Musician: Sonny Knight, Credit: Charlie Pulkrabek - 10/25/14
Sonny Knight considers himself blessed. If that's true, he is being rewarded for his positive attitude, and incredible amount of patience. It began...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jan 26, 2015
  • Length: 09:29
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
The ol' Rockola Jukebox is back in the spotlight as we present part 2 of a 2 part feature on the biggest R&B jukebox records of 1955. It was a year...

Bought by KPVL, WLPR, WHRV, 90.5 WSNC, WRNC-LP and more


  • Added: Jan 25, 2015
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 7
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: The Village People
We'll escape winter's chill with sizzling tunes from The Village People, James Reese & the Progressions, and The Hesitations, and jump-start the Ca...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Jan 22, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 1
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
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This week's show features new music, big name reissues, and touching tributes to fallen Blues greats.

Bought by WJSU and WSGE


  • Added: Jan 21, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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New music from jazz guitarist Rez Abbasi

Bought by KEOS, KSRQ, KKRN, KSUT, WMHT and more


  • Added: Jan 21, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 13
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First, noticing there was disparity between the rich and poor in legal protection, Bryan Stevenson founded the Equal Justice Initiative. In his boo...

Bought by WCWP and WGBH Radio Boston


  • Added: Jan 20, 2015
  • Length: 59:54
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Tiny Parham, Credit: Swaggie Records
Although mostly forgotten today, Hartzell "Tiny" Parham is known as one of the pioneers of Chicago style jazz of the 1920s

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jan 19, 2015
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: A classic slice of vinyl from the Chess catalog, "Drop Down Mama." Issued 1970 as part of the "Chess Vintage Series."
Join us as we continue with another installment of Desert Island Classics, this time around, putting a legendary slice of vinyl, "Drop Down Mama," ...

Bought by WJSU


  • Added: Jan 19, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
The ol' Rockola Jukebox is back in the spotlight as we present part 1 of a 2 part feature on the biggest R&B jukebox records of 1955. It was a year...

Bought by WRNC-LP, KPVL, 90.5 WSNC, WLPR, WHRV and more


  • Added: Jan 18, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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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It?s our last podcast of the summer, and we?re going out with two pieces about self-expression. DaeDae Williams shares a powerful poem about the c...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 07:52
Caption: E. Russell 'Noodles' Smith, the owner of a famous club in the Central District in the 1900s., Credit: Credit Public domain, via BlackPast.org
RadioActive Reporter Nia Price-Nascimento lives in a house built in the 1920s in the Central District, Seattle's historically African-American neig...

  • Added: Jan 14, 2015
  • Length: 06:23
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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

  • Added: Jan 14, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Third & Beale: According to some, the epicenter of the Blues Universe.
Join us as we take a look back at some of our favorite moments from 2014. In a year filled with highlights, great blues, and a bunch of good music,...

Bought by WJAB and WJSU


  • Added: Jan 11, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
The "Juke In The Back" honors one of the greatest, yet more underrated originators of electric blues guitar: Pee Wee Crayton. Matt The Cat presents...

Bought by 90.5 WSNC, WHRV, WLPR, WOUB, and KSRQ


  • Added: Jan 11, 2015
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 5