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Caption: Bob James
(Air Dates: May 21 - 29) On this week's archive episode of 12th Street Jump, we celebrate the music of Bob James with the Grammy Award winner himse...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Big Joe Turner
(Air Dates: May 16 - 22) This week on 12th Street Jump, we celebrate the birthday of Big Joe Turner with our very own David Basse. The gang plays "...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Red Garland
(Air Dates: May 9 - 15) This week on 12th Street Jump, we celebrate the birthday and career of Red Garland, with our very own Joe Cartwright. Eboni...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Mary Lou Williams
(Air Dates: May 2 - 8) This week we celebrate the birthdays of composer Irving Berlin and Kansas City's own queen of jazz, Mary Lou Williams. We fi...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Toots Thielemans
(Air Dates: April 25 - May 1) On this week's archive edition of 12th Street Jump, we celebrate the birthday of Toots Thielemans with our special gu...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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Long sets and short breathers, second chances, and a bit of San Francisco

Bought by KKRN, KSRQ, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KKWE Niijii Radio, KWMR and more


  • Added: Apr 24, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 13

  • Added: Apr 24, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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In this episode of The Rough Draft Diaries, you'll meet Erin Claussen a local archaeologist and historic preservationist.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Apr 24, 2017
  • Length: 06:25
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on Afterglow, we begin a month-long series on the performing songwriters in jazz, beginning with a true jazz original Hoagy Carmichael, a...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Margie Horton, 1961 graduate of Kimball High in Dallas, Credit: Lara Solt
Kimball High School in Dallas has endured a demographic earthquake over the past 50 years. First came integration, then busing and white flight, fo...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2017
  • Length: 07:31
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In previous programs in this series, we have listened to Stride pianists and jazz orchestras from New York. In this hour, we’ll return to Harlem to...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
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Three of America's Founding Fathers square off over their young country's future.

Bought by WCPN, Troy Public Radio, KCHW, Spokane Public Radio, KMUN and more


  • Added: Apr 24, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:54
  • Purchases: 10
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In 1928, Huey P. Long became the youngest Governor in Louisiana’s history. He bragged that he bought lawmakers like “sacks of potatoes, shuffled ‘e...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 23, 2017
  • Length: 26:14
  • Purchases: 1
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Stories change. People change. Communities change. The first episode of 12 Knots, The Drift, features three stories from the small island communit...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2017
  • Length: 43:06
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Dear Travelers, this is not your usual travel guide. Ella describes the book’s beginnings and how it came to be filled with some 700 sights you’ve ...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 09:58
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Barron, Baltimore, and the Bill of Rights, Part I. Some important constitutional cases grab your attention automatically – think Dred Scott or Roe...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
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In these short daily segments, Stewart Harris talks about various topics and current events and how they pertain to laws already on the books or ho...

Bought by WRFA-LP, WVTF, and WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 07:25
  • Purchases: 3
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Barron, Baltimore, and the Bill of Rights, Part I. Some important constitutional cases grab your attention automatically – think Dred Scott or Roe...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 54:30
  • Purchases: 1
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FEATURE YEAR: 1952. The very best in traditional country, honky tonk, bluegrass and western swing from a feature year in the history of country mus...

Bought by KEOS


  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 56:59
  • Purchases: 1
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In this episode, we're featuring a 1976 album from master songwriter Mel Tillis: "Heart Healer". After having made himself a name as one of the fin...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 02:52:29
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sounds Jewish, Credit: Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Observe Holocaust Remembrance Day, with songs written during the atrocities, anthems that inspired the Jewish Partisans, some biting comedy, and a ...

Bought by WLPR and WTJU


  • Added: Apr 20, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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A special edition of HumaNature formatted for air: journeys to freedom, on two legs…and four. Ten years ago, more than 50 pit bulls were discovered...

Bought by WRVO Public Media


  • Added: Apr 20, 2017
  • Length: 58:28
  • Purchases: 1
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Please join us for a rare journey through poetry and conversation with the Monacan Nation of Virginia regarding first contact, the birth of our nat...

Bought by WCPN, KWIS 88.3 FM, KWMR, WRNC-LP, WTIP and more


  • Added: Apr 20, 2017
  • Length: 59:17
  • Purchases: 8
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In the military, if you've "lost the bubble," then you can't find your bearings. The term first referred to calibrating the position of aircraft an...

Bought by WSLR, WYAP, KTSW 89.9, WEZU, KREV-LP and more


  • Added: Apr 20, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
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SEGMENT 1: We consider the fascinating history and profound philosophy of Quakerism, which has been present from the founding of America and remain...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, WUTC, KUOW, KERA, Yellowstone Public Radio and more


  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9