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"Booing is kind of a way of life in certain theaters and in certain houses, and singers can also develop a thick skin, just as we may have to devel...

  • Added: May 16, 2014
  • Length: 58:30
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
Caption: The Roustabouts, Credit: Jessica Bailey
The group is nothing if not individualistic, with a collection of acoustic instruments and hard-edged singing. It's acoustic rock with a a lot of e...

  • Added: May 16, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
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This week on The Score with Edmund Stone, All-Time Great Suspense Themes.

Bought by KREV-LP, KPVL, WEKU, and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: May 13, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Washboard Rhythm Kings
Spasm bands, or skiffle bands, (created out of found objects not usually found in musical groups) originated in the streets of New Orleans around 1...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: May 12, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: May 12, 2014
  • Length: 57:42
  • Purchases: 3
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Several Stones songs about or referring to Mothers and in some cases a parental viewpoint. A double shot of Mother's Little Helper with Linda Chorn...

Bought by WLPR and KSRQ


  • Added: May 09, 2014
  • Length: 01:01:05
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Sounds Jewish, Credit: Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Jewish music and comedy to mark Mother's Day.

Bought by KPVL


  • Added: May 09, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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
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"I grew up playing Mozart very easily. Like if the piano teacher would give a lesson of Mozart, like falling off a log, I would just play it. Once...

  • Added: May 05, 2014
  • Length: 58:30
Caption: Sounds Jewish, Credit: Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Mazel Tov, congratulations, with songs and historical recording as Israel marks 66 years of statehood.

Bought by KPVL


  • Added: May 01, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Brand-new one hour special from Joyride Media takes in depth look at Roy Orbison's 1989 posthumous comeback album, "Mystery Girl."

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, WEZU, KAWC, Aspen Public Radio, KSRQ and more


  • Added: May 01, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: John Turturro, San Francisco, CA 4/7/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
John Turturro talks comedy, lying, and the truth of being human.

  • Added: Apr 30, 2014
  • Length: 18:15
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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Handel wrote his Water Music for the King of England. Lots of aristocrats hired composers to write music for them. But some kings and nobles wrote ...

Bought by WQXR, KUHF, and KVLU


  • Added: Apr 30, 2014
  • Length: 06:29
  • Purchases: 3
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The Water Music that Handel composed may be the most famous classical music associated with water, but there are lots of other composers who wrote ...

Bought by WQXR, KUHF, and KVLU


  • Added: Apr 30, 2014
  • Length: 06:29
  • Purchases: 3
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As soon as Handel got his first job of court composer to a German prince, he headed for England. Through a bizarre twist of royal succession, that ...

Bought by WQXR, KUHF, and KVLU


  • Added: Apr 30, 2014
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 3
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1685 was a very good year for German composers. Within the space of a month, two of the greatest were born: Johann Sebastian Bach, and George Frede...

Bought by WQXR, KUHF, and KVLU


  • Added: Apr 30, 2014
  • Length: 06:29
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Lesli Wood of The Redwood Plan, Credit: Joshua McNichols
Lesli Wood has achieved almost every goal she's set for herself. She's a professional lawyer. And her band, The Redwood Plan, has played to big cro...

Bought by Delmarva Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 30, 2014
  • Length: 14:20
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Pi Day at Pies and Pints, Credit: Joshua McNichols
Kennith Darling played bass with Seattle band The Trouble Starts. That is, he used to, until the band broke up. "I feel like I lost three really cl...

Bought by Delmarva Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 30, 2014
  • Length: 11:06
  • Purchases: 1
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Hit songs don’t make people fans of particular artists. Music curators like D Grant spend time each week sifting through an assortment of great sou...

  • Added: Apr 29, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
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This week on The Score with Edmund Stone, The Leitmotif.

Bought by KREV-LP, KFOK-LP, KPVL, WEKU, and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Apr 29, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5