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Caption: Imani Coppola of Little Jackie
We'll spin a new release of a classic by The Apostles, plus we'll hear from Little Jackie and the Lijadu Sisters!

Bought by KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, WJAB, KMRE-LP, Royalton Community Radio, WOUB and more


  • Added: May 04, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9
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featuring Nicholas Payton's new album "Afro-Caribbean Mixtape" along with new Afro-Caribbean sounds from Trombone Shorty, blues from Taj Mahal and ...

Bought by WMOT, Royalton Community Radio, WRGY, GCR (Global Community Radio), KKRN and more


  • Added: May 03, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
Johnny Otis was one of the most important figures in rhythm & blues and contributed greatly to the birth of rock n' roll. He passed away on Tuesda...

Bought by WRNC-LP, KTRT RADIO INC, Royalton Community Radio, WOUB, Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Apr 30, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Image by R. Crumb.
Join us as we get into our time machine, and go back to the 1920s and ’30s, to examine the blues traditions in Brownsville, Tennessee. At the epice...

  • Added: Apr 29, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:59
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Stevie J Blues is a veteran blues guitarist from Jackson, Mississippi who cut his teeth on the scene with the likes of Denise LaSalle, Shirley Brow...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KRPS, WTJU, KMXT, and KSRQ


  • Added: Apr 28, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Sam Cooke
We'll hear sweet soul from Sam Cooke, get Caught Makin' Love with Roger Hatcher, and hear from Susan (Loretta Long) and the kids on Sesame Street!

Bought by KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, WJAB, KMRE-LP, WOUB, Royalton Community Radio and more


  • Added: Apr 27, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Breakwater
We'll get on down with Breakwater, check out some funky Latin sounds, and Keep Marchin' with Raphael Saadiq.

Bought by KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, WOUB, Lower Cape Communications, KSRQ, KMRE-LP and more


  • Added: Apr 27, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: De'Monica Flye (left) and Kendra Glenn performing at Arnellia's Bar and Restaurant in St. Paul, Minnesota., Credit: Nancy Rosenbaum
For 25 years, Arneilla's Bar and Restaurant in St. Paul is where black Minnesotans have gone to hear live music, celebrate birthdays, and even play...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2017
  • Length: 05:36
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Music and conversation with Chicago jazz pianist Alexis Lombre whose debut album "Southside Sounds" came out this year.

Bought by Royalton Community Radio, WRGY, GCR (Global Community Radio), 90.5 WSNC, KKRN and more


  • Added: Apr 26, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
The "Juke In The Back" presents part 3 in our series on Aladdin Records, one of the most important independent labels of the pre-rock era. Part 3 f...

Bought by KTRT RADIO INC, Royalton Community Radio, Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting, WOUB, and KSRQ


  • Added: Apr 23, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Coco Montoya is a California native who is one of the biggest names on the contemporary blues scene. After hanging up his drum sticks for a guitar ...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KRPS, KSRQ, KMXT, and WTJU


  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 5
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We're exploring the twilight years of Duke Ellington's career on "Ellington Ending."

  • Added: Apr 20, 2017
  • Length: 59:02
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Jazz scholar and Lester Young box-set annotator Loren Schoenberg joins us as we look at the music the saxophonist made in the years following a dif...

  • Added: Apr 20, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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Music from "The Musician," Chick Corea's 70th birthday concerts in 2011 - - and Terence Blanchard's "Comedian" soundtrack, Bobby Watson's "Made In ...

Bought by WMOT, GCR (Global Community Radio), Royalton Community Radio, WRGY, KKRN and more


  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
This week, "Juke In The Back" features part 2 of Aladdin Records. Matt The Cat focusses on Aladdin's releases from 1950-54 and features hit record...

Bought by 90.5 WSNC, Royalton Community Radio, WOUB, Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting, WHRV and more


  • Added: Apr 16, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 6
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Despite his legacy, Billy Preston is nearly forgotten in the mainstream and is not in the Rock-N-Roll Hall of Fame. Author Steve Bergsman discusses...

Bought by WTJU, Spokane Public Radio, KRPS, KSRQ, and KMXT


  • Added: Apr 14, 2017
  • Length: 57:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: The powerful voices of Linkin' Bridge.
On this week's WoodSongs broadcast, folksinger Michael Johnathon welcomes singing group from the west end of Louisville, Kentucky and finalists on ...

Bought by WETS, High Plains Public Radio, WLPR, WOUB, WPCA-LP and more


  • Added: Apr 13, 2017
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Touissant St. Negritude
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 Lower Cape Communications, KMRE-LP, Royalton Community Radio, WOUB, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Apr 13, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
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featuring: Bobby Watson's album "Made In America" that celebrates some high-achieving African-Americans and their accomplishments. Also new music f...

Bought by WMOT, GCR (Global Community Radio), Royalton Community Radio, WRGY, KKRN and more


  • Added: Apr 12, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
The "Juke In The Back" presents part 1 of a 2 part series on Aladdin Records. Aladdin was one of the independent LA record labels that launched in ...

Bought by KTRT RADIO INC, 90.5 WSNC, Royalton Community Radio, WHRV, Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Apr 09, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 7
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From sharing the Apollo Theater stage with Keith Richards, Eric Clapton, Billy Gibbons and others to backing Beyonce Knowles at Barack Obama's Neig...

Bought by WTJU, Spokane Public Radio, KRPS, KSRQ, and KMXT


  • Added: Apr 07, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Reuben Wilson
We'll hear soulful sounds from Tanika Charles, get in a deep groove with Reuben Wilson, and hear the voice of James Baldwin in a moving track from ...

Bought by KMRE-LP, Lower Cape Communications, Royalton Community Radio, WOUB, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Apr 06, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 6

  • Added: Apr 05, 2017
  • Length: 28:28
  • Purchases: 3
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Jeff "Tain" Watts - - his "Blue" albums, and work with Kevin Eubanks and Warren Wolf. Plus old and exotic track from Musica Orbis.

Bought by WMOT, Royalton Community Radio, WRGY, GCR (Global Community Radio), KKRN and more


  • Added: Apr 05, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
Jimmy Liggins may not have been as successful as his older brother Joe, but Jimmy's 1948 recording of "Cadillac Boogie" just might be the first roc...

Bought by KTRT RADIO INC, Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting, WOUB, and KSRQ


  • Added: Apr 02, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4