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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.

  • Added: Feb 08, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Jackie Robinson
Jazz salutes in song to African-American actors, athletes, and artists.

  • Added: Feb 08, 2016
  • Length: 58:57
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
This week's "Juke In The Back" highlights the short, but important career of Faye Adams. DJ Alan Freed called her "The little gal with the big voic...

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


  • Added: Feb 07, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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These days, rock and roll is dominated by white musicians but Slate’s pop critic Jack Hamilton says that many early rock stars were black. Allison ...

Bought by WABE and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Feb 05, 2016
  • Length: 03:28
  • Purchases: 2
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-Rock and Roll started out as an interracial forum, but Slate’s pop critic Jack Hamilton says rock turned into a predominantly white music genre, a...

Bought by WXDU, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, Red River Radio Network, KMUD, WRST-FM Oshkosh and more


  • Added: Feb 05, 2016
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 9
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-Rock and roll tarted out as an interracial forum, but Slate’s pop critic Jack Hamilton says rock turned into a predominantly white music genre. -I...

Bought by WABE, KRZA, KVSC, Peconic Public Broadcasting, KKRN and more


  • Added: Feb 05, 2016
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 6
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Jerry Lawson was the lead singer, arranger and producer of the famed Persuasions for 40 years before launching a solo career at the age of 71.

Bought by KMRE-LP


  • Added: Feb 05, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Big Chief Monk Boudreaux
It's Carnival Time! UpFront Soul 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 WJAB, KMRE-LP, KZUM, KSRQ, KPIP-LP and more


  • Added: Feb 04, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
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A diverse array of new Blues CDs that just arrived in our mailbox.

Bought by KSRQ, WJSU, and WSGE


  • Added: Feb 03, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Ginger Commodore, Credit: Tom Wallace
Ginger Commodore loves singing, and loves the songs of Stevie Wonder. It'll be two evenings filled with superlatives Feb 12-13, 2016 when she leads...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
Caption: Ginger Commodore, Credit: Tom Wallace
Ginger Commodore, a member of the famed jazz vocal group Moore By Four and experienced band leader, talks to interviewer Phil Nusbaum about the joy...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2016
  • Length: 08:25
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
Just in time for Mardi Gras, it's part 3 of "Juke In The Back"'s 3 part series on the great, influential and infectious music that came out of New ...

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


  • Added: Jan 31, 2016
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Blues legend Bobby Rush!
On this week's WoodSongs broadcast, folksinger Michael Johnathon welcomes blues legend Bobby Rush plus Kentucky roots rock band Jericho Woods.

Bought by KMBH, RadioFreePalmer, WLPR, Peconic Public Broadcasting, and KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Jan 29, 2016
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Bo Dollis
We'll celebrate Carnival with two hours of New Orleans music! You'll hear the latest from the Rebirth Brass Band and Kermit Ruffins, plus Carnival ...

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


  • Added: Jan 28, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
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Join us as we take a look at Big Bear Records — one of England's oldest independent labels — and the 1973 and '74 American Blues Legends tours. We’...

  • Added: Jan 27, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:59
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Mack Avenue label's star players in concert at Detroit Jazz Festival in 2015

Bought by KEOS, KKRN, WRGY, WMHT, KMRE-LP and more


  • Added: Jan 27, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 13
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How do you do, we have over 40 years associated with jazz radio here in the desert southwest. In hour one of this week's national broadcast, guest ...

Bought by KMRE-LP, KCMJ Community Radio, WVBI-LP, WYAP, and WOUB


  • Added: Jan 27, 2016
  • Length: 01:59:56
  • Purchases: 5
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This shift features a broad spectrum of Blues music styles, from Soul to Rock and several others.

Bought by WJSU and WSGE


  • Added: Jan 26, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
Just in time for Mardi Gras, it's part 2 of "Juke In The Back"'s 3 part series on the great, influential and infectious music that came out of New ...

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


  • Added: Jan 24, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Special guest, Bobby Rush the living legend, is the 2015 BB King Entertainer of the year, a 3 time Grammy-nominated, ambassador of the blues, and t...

Bought by KMRE-LP


  • Added: Jan 22, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Syl Johnson
We'll hear classic soul from Syl Johnson, check out some funky stuff from Senegal and Brazil, and listen to John Coltrane's musical meditation on t...

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


  • Added: Jan 22, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 6