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Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
This week, the "Juke In The Back" salutes one of R&B's greatest unsung labels, Red Robin Records. Bobby Robinson started Robin Records in 1952. It ...

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


  • Added: Mar 27, 2016
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 6
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An interview/music mix with Gayle Wald, author of "Shout, Sister, Shout. The story of Rock and Roll trailblazer, Sister Rosetta Tharpe"

Bought by Prairie Public, KMUW, and WSGE


  • Added: Mar 27, 2016
  • Length: 02:26:14
  • Purchases: 3
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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 Royalton Community Radio and KSRQ


  • Added: Mar 27, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 2
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Paul Nelson is a Grammy-Award winning producer, guitarist and protégé of the late great Johnny Winter. Before putting a foot in the Blues, he studi...

  • Added: Mar 25, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: A real rarity today, the very first LP issued by Excello was "Rooster Blues" by Lightnin' Slim.
Join us as we venture down to Louisiana, for some five-star slabs of vinyl! We’ll hear selections from "Rooster Blues" by Lightnin’ Slim, "Raining ...

  • Added: Mar 24, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:59
Caption: Myles Sanko
We'll sample soul from Myles Sanko, new funk from Alias Funk and Soul, and we'll swing with the Nitty Gritty Sextet!

Bought by KMRE-LP, KSRQ, KMXT, and KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Mar 24, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 4
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Kenny Barron connects with Thelonious Monk and Bud Powell on his new album "Book Of Intuition"

Bought by KZUM, Geneva Community Radio, WRGY, KKRN, WMHT and more


  • Added: Mar 23, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
The Moonglows were one of the most innovative and important vocal groups to come out of the 1950s. This week, Matt The Cat presents part 2 of a 2 p...

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


  • Added: Mar 20, 2016
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 5
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Francine Reed is famous blues singer based in Atlanta. She is best known as the long time regular singing companion of Lyle Lovett and member of Ly...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Mar 18, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The legendary Sweet Honey in the Rock on the WoodSongs Stage.
On this week's WoodSongs broadcast, folksinger Michael Johnathon welcomes Grammy winning folk and civil rights legends, an all-woman, African-Ameri...

Bought by KMBH, KBRW, WETS, WOUB, RadioFreePalmer and more


  • Added: Mar 18, 2016
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Bobbi Humphrey
We celebrate Women's History Month with the iconic voices of Aretha Franklin and Eartha Kitt, pioneering instrumentalists like Bobbi Humphrey, and ...

Bought by KMRE-LP, KZUM, KSRQ, KMXT, and KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Mar 17, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 5
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Yoruban spirits inhabit the music on "Canto América" from Michael Spiro and Wayne Wallace

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


  • Added: Mar 16, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 12
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This year's Spiritual Side of the Blues special focuses on the music of Blind Willie Johnson!

Bought by WJSU and WSGE


  • Added: Mar 15, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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One of the greatest moments in 2013 came when Deltron 3030 made their long-awaited return. After 13 years, the teaming of Del the Funky Homosapien,...

Bought by WLPR and KRCB-FM "Radio 91"


  • Added: Mar 14, 2016
  • Length: 07:01
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
The Moonglows were one of the few groups to come out of the post World War II, pre-Elvis era, who were extremely talented and had the sales figures...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, WHRV, WRNC-LP, WOUB, and KSRQ


  • Added: Mar 13, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Singer, songwriter, guitarist, Toronzo Cannon has battled his way to the top of the ultra-competitive Windy City blues scene. He’s cut three previo...

Bought by WSLR


  • Added: Mar 11, 2016
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Martina Arroyo, Credit:  Marty Umans
To celebrate Women’s History Month, Art Works presents a 2010 interview with the great Martina Arroyo. We salute Martina Arroyo for her brilliant v...

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


  • Added: Mar 10, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Ella Baker
We bring you the sounds of soulful sisterhood as we celebrate Women's History Month. We'll get out on the dance floor with Chaka Khan and Gloria Ga...

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


  • Added: Mar 10, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Ramsey Prison Farm in Texas, 1964. Photo by Bruce Jackson
On this moving and unforgettable episode of Blues Unlimited, we’re going on a journey back in time — to hear the haunting, timeless worksongs of me...

  • Added: Mar 10, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:59
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Avery Sharpe updates the music of Sister Rosetta Tharpe and adds his own compositions on an album called "Sharpe Meets Tharpe."

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


  • Added: Mar 09, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 12
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Deje Rene Carr has basically reached the status of local music legend in Pioneer Valley. The catch, she's still in high school.

  • Added: Mar 07, 2016
  • Length: 05:57
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
Nappy Brown is a very important figure in early Rock n' Roll as it was his blend of pure Gospel shouting, a strong backbeat and bouncy pop arrangem...

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


  • Added: Mar 06, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Boston native Bob Margolin was inspired by blues at a young age after hearing Chuck Berry. He started playing guitar at age 15 and immediately star...

Bought by KMRE-LP


  • Added: Mar 04, 2016
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 1
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According to blues musician, Huddie William Ledbetter, better known as Leadbelly, “The blues is like this. You lay down some night and you turn fro...

  • Added: Mar 03, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:00
Caption: Wee Willie Walker, Credit: Doug Knutson
Wee Willie Walker arrived in St Paul around 1960. Willie has had and has a long career in music, including singing Doo-wop, gospel music and down-h...

  • Added: Mar 03, 2016
  • Length: 05:00