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Trumpeter Jason Palmer does the numbers on his new album "Beauty 'N' Numbers: The Sodoku Suite."

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


  • Added: Feb 01, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
This week, we travel back 70 years with our ol' Rockola Jukebox to spotlight the biggest Rhythm & Blues jukebox hits from 1947. In part two of two,...

Bought by 90.5 WSNC, KCMJ Community Radio, WOUB, Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting, and KSRQ


  • Added: Jan 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Jimmy “Duck” Holmes is the embodiment of raw country blues. He is a celebrated and award winning country blues musician who is regarded as the last...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KRPS, and KSRQ


  • Added: Jan 27, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Sweet Honey in the Rock
We'll hear the strong voices of women artists like Sweet Honey in the Rock, Joan Armatrading, Aretha Franklin, and Nina Simone, plus anthems from J...

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


  • Added: Jan 26, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Twenty Feet from Stardom
Meet some of the greatest back-up singers! It may be only Twenty Feet from Stardom but director Morgan Neville shows us just how long that walk can...

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jan 26, 2017
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Nate Smith and his band send "Postcards From Everywhere" with guests including Dave Holland and Lionel Loueke; Throttle Elevator Music coins a new ...

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


  • Added: Jan 25, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
This week, we travel back 70 years with our ol' Rockola Jukebox to spotlight the biggest Rhythm & Blues jukebox hits from 1947. In part one, we'll ...

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


  • Added: Jan 22, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 5
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92 year old multi Grammy-nominated blues piano master, Henry Gray is a living legend and a national treasure whose recording career spans seven dec...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KSRQ, and KRPS


  • Added: Jan 20, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Nerukhi
We'll kick off with political tunes from Nerukhi and Soul Basement, hear a great rerelease of Nigerian afrobeat from SJOB Movement, and hear the up...

Bought by KMRE-LP, WJAB, Royalton Community Radio, WOUB, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Jan 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
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Originals and covers from singer Sidney Jacobs on his new album "First Man," and a quarter-century old recording of Nathan East with Eric Clapton a...

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


  • Added: Jan 18, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
"Juke In The Back" digs deep into New Orleans R&B this week for the highly underrated 1950s vocal group, Bobby Mitchell & The Toppers. Best known f...

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


  • Added: Jan 15, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Third & Beale: According to some, the epicenter of the Blues Universe.
Join us as we take a look back at some of our favorite moments from 2016. In a year filled with highlights, great blues, and a bunch of good music,...

  • Added: Jan 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:59
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The Cedric Burnside Project is comprised of the exciting duo of Cedric Burnside and Trenton Ayers of Holly Springs, Mississippi. Their latest album...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KRPS, and KSRQ


  • Added: Jan 13, 2017
  • Length: 58:01
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
We honor the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. We'll hear excerpts of his sermons, speeches, and interviews, along with funk, soul, jazz...

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


  • Added: Jan 12, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
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music for the Martin Luther King Day holiday featuring Duke Ellington in "My People" from 1963

Bought by KHNS, GCR (Global Community Radio), Royalton Community Radio, WMHT, WRGY and more


  • Added: Jan 11, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Sitting on top of the world has been around a long time. The song was written by Walter Vinson and Sam Chatmon, members of the blues group, the Mis...

  • Added: Jan 10, 2017
  • Length: 05:55
Caption: Nick Jordan, Credit: Moriah Ziman
Nick Jordan is a contemporary rhythm and blues and pop artist who has a handle on all phases of his act, including songwriting, singing, and dancin...

  • Added: Jan 09, 2017
  • Length: 07:06
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
Last week, the "Juke In The Back" featured every recording made by the innovative BO DIDDLEY during the year 1955. This week, the Juke picks it up ...

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


  • Added: Jan 08, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 6
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Biscuit Miller, who is only one a handful of bass players who leads a band, just released his third studio effort, the critically acclaimed Wishbon...

Bought by KRPS, KSRQ, and Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 06, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Nancy Dupree
We'll hear a tribute to James Brown by Nancy Dupree and her students in Rochester, NY, spin new tunes by The Adelians and Omar, and get freaky with...

Bought by WJAB, KMRE-LP, Royalton Community Radio, WOUB, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Jan 05, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
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featuring the album "Frontiers" from saxophonists Azar Lawrence and Al McLean - - and guitarist Mark Whitfield, with his family band, and as part o...

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


  • Added: Jan 04, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15
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We’ll look at three songs: “Strange Fruit” sung by Billie Holiday (and recently sampled by Kanye West); “We Almost Lost Detroit” by Gill Scott Hero...

  • Added: Jan 03, 2017
  • Length: 55:38
Caption: Blue Horizon often featured striking and distinctive album covers, such as this one for Bukka White’s “Memphis Hot Shots” LP.
Join us as we dig into some of the great recordings made by Mike Vernon's Blue Horizon label during the 1960s. This time we’ll be focusing on some ...

  • Added: Jan 02, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:59
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
This week's "Juke In The Back" features every record Bo Diddley recorded during his debut year of 1955. You'll hear where it all began with one of ...

Bought by WHRV, WRNC-LP, KSRQ, WOUB, and Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting


  • Added: Jan 01, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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A look back at some of the best moments from 2016.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KRPS, and KSRQ


  • Added: Dec 30, 2016
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 3