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Caption: Jessye Norman, Credit: Kim Nowacki/WQXR
Jessye Norman has thrilled millions around the world with her vocal artistry in the opera house, and on the recital stage. She's also coped with ra...

Bought by WGUC and WFIU


  • Added: May 23, 2014
  • Length: 57:52
  • Purchases: 2
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Master of American music called “Ragtime.”

  • Added: May 22, 2014
  • Length: 01:59
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acoustic blues from Eric Bibb and Corey Harris; front-line jazz from Ralph Peterson and the Unity Project

Bought by WJSU, KHNS, WMHT, KKRN, WOUB and more


  • Added: May 21, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Louis Armstrong
In the early years of recordings, Louis Armstrong became a trailblazing pioneer in the art of accompanying blues singers. I wasn’t as easy as it ma...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: May 20, 2014
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: One of the distinctive album covers from the Bluesville label.
Join us for the launch of a new and ongoing series, "The Legends of Bluesville." This time around, our focus will be on the Eastern Seaboard, with ...

Bought by 90.5 WSNC, WJSU, and KRPS


  • Added: May 19, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
This week, the jukebox is in the spotlight as the "Juke In The Back" features part 2 of a part series on the biggest R&B jukebox hits of 1952!

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


  • Added: May 18, 2014
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Courtesy TajBlues.com
Taj Mahal has enjoyed a more than four decade career playing mostly Blues and Folk, but genres from around the world, as well. We honor him with hi...

Bought by Radio New Zealand, KPVL, WSGE, and WJSU


  • Added: May 16, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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New music from the son of Louis Prima, and the Big Phat sound of Gordon Goodwin and his 18-piece band.

Bought by Red River Radio Network, KMXT, KSUT, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KKRN and more


  • Added: May 14, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 13
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Song Story features songwriters telling the true stories behind their original songs. This pre-season sneak-peek features singer and songwriter, Ge...

  • Added: May 12, 2014
  • Length: 13:37
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Join us as we finish up our tribute to the "The Blues," a series of five LPs issued by Chess Records in the mid 1960s. We’ll hear classics from Mud...

Bought by 90.5 WSNC, WJSU, and KRPS


  • Added: May 11, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
This week, the jukebox is in the spotlight as we feature part one of a two part series on the top R&B jukebox hits of 1952.

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


  • Added: May 11, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Champion Records label
Overlooked as a gathering place for hot jazz in the 1920s, the Southwest sported some excellent musicians. Many went on to successful careers in th...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: May 07, 2014
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 1
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It's an hour of new & independent blues music from the great white north. This week, Full-Time Blues Radio explores the Blues of Canada!

Bought by Radio New Zealand, WSGE, KPVL, and WJSU


  • Added: May 07, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Lorenzo Grassi album cover
New music from guitarist Lorenzo Grassi, and previously unissued music of guitarist Pat Martino 

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, WJSU, KKRN, WMHT, KSUT and more


  • Added: May 07, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Join us as we aim the spotlight on a classic series of LPs from Chess Records. Simply called "The Blues," they issued five volumes between 1963 and...

Bought by WJSU, 90.5 WSNC, and KRPS


  • Added: May 05, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 3
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 ...

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


  • Added: May 05, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Courtesy Blues Foundation
Full-Time Blues Radio runs down the complete list of nominees at the 2014 BMAs and spins several of them on this week's show.

Bought by WSGE, Radio New Zealand, and WJSU


  • Added: Apr 30, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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bassoonist Daniel Smith plays some "smokin' hot bassoon blues" 

Bought by KHNS, KKRN, KSUT, WMHT, WRST-FM Oshkosh and more


  • Added: Apr 30, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 12
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The history of hip hop usually centers on major cities, but a new archive is highlighting the rich history of hip hop in Virginia. Allison Quantz h...

  • Added: Apr 28, 2014
  • Length: 03:02
Caption: Hammond B3 keyboard master Sam Lazar, who cut a few LPs for Argo, then disappeared.
Join us as we take another trip down to the land of the Hammond B3. We’ll hear some killer grooves and hot rockers from some of our old favorites l...

Bought by WJSU and KRPS


  • Added: Apr 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • 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 WOUB, WLPR, 90.5 WSNC, KSRQ, and KPVL


  • Added: Apr 27, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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We opened the doors of the Home for New & Independent Blues Music and found a stack of new releases!

Bought by Radio New Zealand, KPVL, WSGE, and WJSU


  • Added: Apr 24, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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"The President and I don’t have the same musical tastes, I’m afraid. He does love music. I like Country-Western too, which is what he likes very,...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2014
  • Length: 58:30
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Fresh new songs from Juliet Green, Javon Jackson in concert, and funky and free sounds from Mo'Fone 

Bought by KMXT, WMHT, KKRN, KSUT, WJSU and more


  • Added: Apr 23, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
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Everything Sounds explores the the origins and sounds of South African gumboot dancing.

  • Added: Apr 22, 2014
  • Length: 04:30