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Caption: The ever-popular Sister Rosetta Tharpe, one of the great string-benders of Gospel Music.
On our annual Gospel Show, "Brother Hawkins" takes the reins as we aim the spotlight on some of our favorite guitar-slinging ladies of Gospel music...

Bought by 90.5 WSNC and KRPS


  • Added: Jun 28, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Committed to bring you the widest variety of new Blues music releases, Full-Time Blues Radio is THE Home for New & Independent Blues Music.

Bought by WSGE, KPVL, and WJSU


  • Added: Jun 26, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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classics by the great Horace Silver who recently died at age 85

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


  • Added: Jun 25, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
Memphis Slim dubbed himself the "Ambassador Of The Blues" and for good reason. He spread the gospel of America's music around the world during his ...

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


  • Added: Jun 22, 2014
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Also featured on this episode, a legendary slice of vinyl from the Specialty archives; compiled by Barret Hansen in 1972.
Join us for some terrific Down Home Country Blues from Specialty Records. In addition to Frankie Lee Sims and Clifton Chenier — two of our all-time...

Bought by WJSU, 90.5 WSNC, and KRPS


  • Added: Jun 22, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Johnny Full-Time is once again hard at work inside The Home for New & Independent Blues Music, manufacturing another amazing hour of the widest var...

Bought by WSGE, WJSU, and KPVL


  • Added: Jun 20, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Chick Corea speaks with Josh Jackson about Scriabin, Thelonious Monk, and Paco De Lucia. He shares his solo piano inventions from "Portraits" (Conc...

  • Added: Jun 19, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Jarekus Singleton with Jonny Meister
conversation with rising blues star Jarekus Singleton, and the latest from the great jazz pianist Hiromi Uehara.

Bought by KKRN, KSUT, WMHT, WOUB, KUOW and more


  • Added: Jun 18, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Luis Russell
A native of Panama, Luis Russell moved to New Orleans in 1919 after winning a $3000 lottery. He became a mainstay house pianist. But, in 1925 he mo...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jun 17, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Illustration by the Daily Planet/Tom Wilson, depicting Robert Johnson's recording debut in a San Antonio hotel room, 1936.
Join us as we go back to the 1930s and dig out some of the rarest blues of all time. From Leroy Carr and Robert Johnson to Big Bill Broonzy and Bli...

Bought by 90.5 WSNC and KRPS


  • Added: Jun 15, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Ruby Dee, c. 1960, Credit: John Springer Collection/Corbis
Ruby Dee, actress, writer and activist died on June 12 at the age of 91. The WFMT Radio Network is offering this excerpt of Ruby Dee speaking with ...

Bought by KGNU


  • Added: Jun 13, 2014
  • Length: 07:03
  • Purchases: 1
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More new Blues music rolls in, including the new record from past BB King Entertainer of the Year Janiva Magness!

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


  • Added: Jun 13, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Joel Washington painted this portrait of jazz musician Wes Montgomery, which hangs in the Indiana Memorial Union., Credit: Lacy Scarmana
Some people drop everything to pursue a dream. Painter Joel Washington, however, keeps his day job to fuel his passion.

  • Added: Jun 12, 2014
  • Length: 05:34
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Louis Hayes and Jimmy Cobb (and Miles Davis) in concert.

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


  • Added: Jun 12, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
This week, the "Juke In The Back" spotlights the "Prince of Primitive Cool," Rosco Gordon. His mostly self-penned tunes, feature his unique blend ...

Bought by KPVL, WOUB, 90.5 WSNC, WRNC-LP, and KSRQ


  • Added: Jun 08, 2014
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 5
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Full-Time Blues Radio is fully re-stocked with new and independent Blues music, including big names like Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Eden Brent!

Bought by WSGE, KPVL, and WJSU


  • Added: Jun 05, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Talk with Arthur Migliazza and Joe Louis Walker, and Mayo Angelou's first recordings

Bought by KSUT, KKRN, WMHT, WOUB, KEOS and more


  • Added: Jun 04, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Lionel Hampton
Paul Howard’s Quality Serenaders should be better known. But, they’re not. Part of the reason is their geographical location: Los Angeles - 1929. A...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jun 03, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
Much has been said about Ike Turner's personal life, but not enough has been said about his musical legacy. This week's "Juke In The Back" looks at...

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


  • Added: Jun 02, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Sidney Poitier and Paul Newman in the 1961 movie, "Paris Blues"
In this hour of The New Jazz Archive, we explore the shared history of jazz and film—from the role race played in shaping jazz's place at the movie...

Bought by KMUW, KMHD, WXAV 88.3FM, KDRP Community Radio, WEZU and more


  • Added: Jun 02, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 19
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This week, Full-Time Blues Radio previews the WC Handy Blues and Barbecue Festival, taking place June 7-14 in Henderson, Kentucky. Hear music from ...

Bought by WSGE, KPVL, and WJSU


  • Added: May 29, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Debut of 81-year-old bluesman Leo Welch, and The 3 Cohens walk the jazz Tightrope 

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


  • Added: May 28, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Mary Lou Williams, Credit: William Gottlieb
In this hour, we go in search of the storied and sordid roots of the famed Kansas City sound.

Bought by Radio New Zealand, KDRP Community Radio, WEZU, KPVL, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: May 26, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
This week, "Juke In The Back" highlights the short career of one of R&B's greatest talents: JOHNNY ACE. His great records usually get overshadowed ...

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


  • Added: May 25, 2014
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Another standout from the Bluesville catalog, "Free Again" by Robert Pete Williams.
Join us for part two of our new and ongoing series, "The Legends of Bluesville." This time around, we’ll aim the spotlight on Texas and the Gulf Co...

Bought by WJSU, KRPS, and 90.5 WSNC


  • Added: May 24, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 3