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Caption: A legendary slab of vinyl, "Super Black Blues" was released in 1969 on the short-lived BluesTime label.
Join us as we pay tribute to the BluesTime label — a short-lived subsidiary imprint of Flying Dutchman. Their main claim to fame was a legendary al...

Bought by WJSU


  • Added: Dec 24, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Hear artists established forever in jazz like Ella Fitzgerald, Cannonball Adderley, the MJQ, Gene Ammons, Gerry Mulligan, James Moody, Jimmy Smith ...

Bought by WOUB and WVBI-LP, The Voice of Beaver Island


  • Added: Dec 23, 2014
  • Length: 01:59:56
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Free to Be....You and Me album cover (1972), Credit: Free to Be Foundation
In 2014, Free to Be... You and Me, the iconic feminist children's album, turned forty. Despite its age, the music and its message of gender equalit...

  • Added: Dec 23, 2014
  • Length: 19:12
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We’re joined by Scott Herring, author of <em>The Hoarders</em>, a cultural history of the recent DSM-5 diagnosis of Hoarding Disorder. We talk abou...

  • Added: Dec 23, 2014
  • Length: 59:36
Caption: Lisa Rivo, San Francisco, CA 8/5/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Lisa Rivo of The National Center for Jewish Film talks crossovers, treasure hunts, and preserving history.

  • Added: Dec 23, 2014
  • Length: 35:52
Caption: Grant Barrett and Martha Barnette
This week on "A Way with Words": You walk into a used bookstore, or pull down an old volume at the library, and there it is: The smell of old books...

Bought by WSLR, WYAP, KUOW, and WETD


  • Added: Dec 23, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Voices of 2014
A retrospective of 2014, mixing the sounds and emotions of an incredibly explosive and confrontational year into a hour long montage. A historical...

Bought by KTSW 89.9, WCAI / WNAN, WXAV 88.3FM, KHEN-LP, KZYX and more


  • Added: Dec 23, 2014
  • Length: 57:52
  • Purchases: 9
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Christmas may be the Big Kahuna of American holy days… but it wasn’t always so. For centuries it was a time of drunken rowdiness, when the poor wou...

  • Added: Dec 23, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
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Christmas may be the Big Kahuna of American holy days… but it wasn’t always so. For centuries it was a time of drunken rowdiness, when the poor wou...

Bought by WYAP, WRGY, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WEZU, KHNS and more


  • Added: Dec 23, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Mo Regalado is the Marketing and Promotions Specialist with the Northwest Minnesota Arts Council (NWMAC). She shares information concerning the NW...

  • Added: Dec 23, 2014
  • Length: 06:45
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30-second promo for "Naughty & Nice: A History of the Holiday Season," with 5-second music bed at end for station-specific time/date tag.

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio and Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 23, 2014
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 2

  • Added: Dec 23, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Dave "Snaker" Ray, Credit: Dan Corrigan
In this edition of Centerstage Minnesota, we hear music from, Dave Ray, Bonnie Raitt, Nikki & the Ruemates, Midwest Paul Cook, Galactic Cowboy Orch...

Bought by WTIP and KSRQ


  • Added: Dec 23, 2014
  • Length: 01:45:57
  • Purchases: 2
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Music host Paul Ingles presents 10 memorable performances from Joe Cocker, who died December 22, 2014 of lung cancer after a career that spanned 50...

Bought by KMUW, XRAY.fm, KBRP Community Radio, WMMT, KVMR and more


  • Added: Dec 22, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 15
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Raymond Chandler is often called the greatest American crime novelist. But something very important to Chandler had gotten lost. No one noticed u...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 22, 2014
  • Length: 16:08
  • Purchases: 1
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Where does our tendency to dehumanize others come from?

Bought by KTRL, KWTF community radio for Sonoma County, KWMR, and KSKQ


  • Added: Dec 22, 2014
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 4
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One of history's most volatile families back-stabs their way through an unforgettable Christmas.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KMUN, KKRN, KWMR, WNJR and more


  • Added: Dec 22, 2014
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: The Miami Dolphins
From about 1980, well into the 2000's, the foundation of the rock coming out of the Twin Cities was heavy, very high energy, cathartic. The female-...

  • Added: Dec 22, 2014
  • Length: 04:43
Caption: The greatest department store on earth; — and every day a bargain day,’ by J.S. Pughe. Puck, 1899.
Producer Eli Wirtschafter brings us the story of author L. Frank Baum’s very successful career creating other fantasy lands — department store wind...

Bought by Troy Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 22, 2014
  • Length: 10:09
  • Purchases: 2
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Dec 22, 2014
  • Length: 01:44
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Science Breakthroughs of 2014: When did humans first become artists?

  • Added: Dec 21, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
From: KSLU
Series: Rock School
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The 400th episode of rock school airs with the history of Spotify, how is pays and how it could be the future of music. Many known musicians believ...

Bought by KSKQ, KSRQ, and WOUB


  • Added: Dec 20, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: ‘The greatest department store on earth; — and every day a bargain day,’ by J.S. Pughe. Puck, 1899.
The word shop first appeared as a verb in the 16th century — when it meant to put someone in prison. And boy can shopping feel that way, especially...

Bought by KREV-LP, WEZU, WRPI, KBRP Community Radio, WRGY and more


  • Added: Dec 19, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: ‘The greatest department store on earth; — and every day a bargain day,’ by J.S. Pughe. Puck, 1899.
The word shop first appeared as a verb in the 16th century — when it meant to put someone in prison. And boy can shopping feel that way, especially...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
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Nights are getting brighter and most of us no longer experience true darkness.

Bought by KWMR, KCPW, KENW, and Peconic Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Dec 19, 2014
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 4