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Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
This week, The "Juke In The Back" features the songs of one of R&B's greatest songwriters: Rudy Toombs. This underrated cat wrote some of the most ...

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


  • Added: Oct 09, 2016
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 5
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Revised Episode - Blues Veteran Mac Arnold has released several critically acclaimed albums with his current band, Plate Full O’ Blues including ‘G...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and Royalton Community Radio


  • Added: Oct 07, 2016
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The Voices of East Harlem
We'll celebrate freedom with The Voices of East Harlem, hear a rehearsal take of Miles Davis' "In A Silent Way," and tip our hats to birthday Libra...

Bought by KMRE-LP, KZUM, WOUB, KSRQ, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Oct 06, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
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New music from some blues singing women, including Catherine Russell, whose new album "Harlem On My Mind" once again sets the standard for standard...

Bought by WMOT, Royalton Community Radio, WRGY, KKRN, WMHT and more


  • Added: Oct 05, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Walter Page
It too decades for jazz historians to recognize regional bands for their influence on the music.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Oct 05, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: One of the Maxwell Street regulars, Blind Arvella Gray. Photo by Vivian Maier, 1967.
If you like your blues raw and gritty, then join us as we head down to Maxwell Street. That’s where filmmaker Mike Shea went with his cameras in 19...

  • Added: Oct 04, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:59
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
This week's "Juke In The Back" digs deep into a group that is usually only remembered for one, incredibly influential tune, "Sh-Boom." The Chords c...

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


  • Added: Oct 02, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: New Orleans music royalty Cyril Neville.
On this week's WoodSongs broadcast, folksinger Michael Johnathon welcomes an acclaimed U.S. soul-blues collective lead by Cyril Neville Royal South...

Bought by KUMD, WETS, WLPR, RadioFreePalmer, WOUB and more


  • Added: Sep 30, 2016
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 7
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Kim Wilson is the charismatic frontman for America’s quintessential contemporary blues band, the Fabulous Thunderbirds and author of the top 40 bar...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and Royalton Community Radio


  • Added: Sep 30, 2016
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Melvin Sparks
We'll check out a newly re-released tune from soul jazz guitar great Melvin Sparks, hear Jazz Futures' tribute to Medgar Evers, and dig Rufus Harle...

Bought by WJAB, KZUM, Lower Cape Communications, WOUB, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Sep 29, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
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Diana Ross is arguably the most commercially successful female vocalist of the 20th century. Hour 2 of American Jukebox surveys her six decade career.

Bought by WEZU, Royalton Community Radio, and KSRQ


  • Added: Sep 26, 2016
  • Length: 01:56:45
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: African American Pop, Rock & Soul
The Museum of African American History and Culture is cause for Americans to celebrate. We celebrate the music.

Bought by WYAP, WEZU, and KSRQ


  • Added: Sep 25, 2016
  • Length: 01:55:52
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
This week, the "Juke In The Back" looks at how one of R&B's greatest voices, LaVern Baker, got her start. It's part two of a two part feature on th...

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


  • Added: Sep 25, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: The Isley Brothers
We'll hear a Gil Scott-Heron cover from Penny Goodwyn, serve up some Cold Bologna with the Isley Brothers, and hear Nikki Giovanni's poem for Areth...

Bought by WJAB, KZUM, WOUB, KSRQ, and KMXT


  • Added: Sep 23, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 5
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Mississippi-based, Grammy Award winning songwriter, entertainer/musician, Grady Champion is signed to Malaco Records, headquartered in Jackson, MS ...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and Royalton Community Radio


  • Added: Sep 23, 2016
  • Length: 58:01
  • Purchases: 2
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"Two-fers" - - a set of double offerings from Pat Metheny, Cuong Vu (with Pat Metheny), Kenny "Blues Boss" Wayne, and Jimmy "Duck" Holmes from rece...

Bought by KEOS, GCR (Global Community Radio), WRGY, KKRN, WMHT and more


  • Added: Sep 21, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: One of the high-water marks of Chicago Blues, “Rollin’ And Tumblin’” by Muddy Waters, Little Walter, and Baby Face Leroy.
Join us as we dig through the remains of the Parkway label, a Chicago independent who was only in business for a short time during the first few mo...

  • Added: Sep 20, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:59
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
This week, th "Juke In The Back" looks at how one of R&B's greatest voices, LaVern Baker, got her start. It's part one of a two part feature on the...

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


  • Added: Sep 18, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Lil Ed Williams is one of a kind. With his trademark Fez hat which symbolizes an African crown and his torturous slide guitar, Lil Ed Williams embo...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and Prairie Public


  • Added: Sep 16, 2016
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Shodekeh
We'll break down with some South African disco from Neville Nash, hear the unearthly sounds of Tuvan throat singing combined with beatboxing from S...

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


  • Added: Sep 15, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 6
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New album from saxophonist D-Erania, and a classic from John Coltrane marking the 90th anniversary of his birth.

Bought by KEOS, WRGY, KKRN, GCR (Global Community Radio), WMHT and more


  • Added: Sep 14, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15
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This is the HipHop Chronicles Mixtape featuring New and classic music from the best hip hop artist

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Sep 12, 2016
  • Length: 01:56:23
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
The "Juke In The Back" is loaded with records by the 1950s R&B vocal group, The Crickets. They only recorded from late 1952 to 1954, but man did th...

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


  • Added: Sep 11, 2016
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 6
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A 14:30 sampler of comments and music from an upcoming public radio special on the legendary soul singer Otis Redding. Commentators in this previe...

Bought by KGLT


  • Added: Sep 09, 2016
  • Length: 14:27
  • Purchases: 1
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Louisiana Red is a downhome blues master who performed with an unabashed energy of raw emotion. In total, he recorded almost 50 albums during a car...

Bought by KUPR low power FM and Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 09, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2