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Caption: WBOI's Folkale of Financial Affairs, Credit: Julia Meek
This week on Folktales, it's a world of finance we're investing in, through a most musical rate of exchange--you can bank on it!

Bought by WLPR and WFIU


  • Added: Apr 19, 2016
  • Length: 59:58
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: WBOI's Folkale of Revenge, Credit: Julia Meek
Whether you believe in 'an eye for an eye', or 'turning the other cheek' there's musical recourse just for you--so don't get mad--get even--and be ...

Bought by WLPR, KCMJ Community Radio, WFIU, WLPR, and KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Apr 11, 2016
  • Length: 59:58
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: WBOI's Folktale of Communication, Credit: Julia Meek
According to Chip Heath: “The first problem of communication is getting people's attention.” If we may have yours, this episode 'transmits' a sampl...

Bought by WLPR, KCMJ Community Radio, WFIU, and WLPR


  • Added: Jan 12, 2016
  • Length: 59:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: WBOI's Folktale of Cover Songs, Credit: Julia Meek
This week, our faders are primed and beats matched for a chart-topping Folktale of Cover Songs! Better tune in, if you catch my riff?

Bought by WLPR, KCMJ Community Radio, WFIU, GCR (Global Community Radio), and 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 04, 2016
  • Length: 59:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: WBOI's Folktale of Father Christmas, Credit: Julia Meek
Ho Ho Ho! “Perhaps the best Yuletide decoration is being wreathed in smiles”--and this edition of Folktales, it’s everyone’s favorite ‘jolly old el...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), WLPR, WFIU, and 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 14, 2015
  • Length: 59:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: WBOI's Folktale of Fashion Statements, Credit: Julia Meek
As Isaac Bashevis Singer observed: "What a strange power there is in clothing." Hear for yourself this week on the Folktale of Fashion Statements.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, WLPR, WFIU, and KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Nov 16, 2015
  • Length: 59:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Folktale of Education, Credit: Julia Meek
We're traveling around the world of knowledge on this week's back-to-school edition of Folktales, in the finest of 'musical continuing ed' traditio...

Bought by WLPR, KCMJ Community Radio, and WFIU


  • Added: Sep 16, 2015
  • Length: 59:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Laz & Elias, Credit: Aaron Henkin
Have you ever heard the expression, ‘Road Dogs’? It’s what they call long-haul truckers. It’s also what they call touring musicians...

Bought by KFAI


  • Added: Jul 20, 2015
  • Length: 09:11
  • Purchases: 1
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A close look at the relationship between rap and reggae, featuring artists from Stephen Marley to Michael Franti.

  • Added: Jul 18, 2015
  • Length: 59:50
Caption: The Folktale of Libations, Credit: Julia Meek
We’re imbibing in music for, from and about intoxicating beverages around the world of good cheer this week. So here's to your joining us for the F...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), KCMJ Community Radio, WLPR, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, and WFIU


  • Added: Jun 12, 2015
  • Length: 59:57
  • Purchases: 5
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This week, we're asking: 'How does your garden grow?' in the finest of musical tradtions--hope you'll spend an hour just digging it!

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), KCMJ Community Radio, WLPR, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, and WFIU


  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 59:59
  • Purchases: 5
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On this week's Folktale, we're chasing guile, duplicity, and random acts of falsehood around the musical globe--and that's the truth!

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, KRZA, WFIU, and WLPR


  • Added: Apr 03, 2015
  • Length: 59:59
  • Purchases: 4
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Seeings believing...or is it? We're tracking 2nd guesses, hesitation and other doubtful acts through the music they have inspired this week--firmly...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), WLPR, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, and WFIU


  • Added: Mar 16, 2015
  • Length: 59:59
  • Purchases: 4
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Part 3 of the Peruvian Trilogy. A rainy night on a straw island on Lake Titicaca.

  • Added: Oct 28, 2014
  • Length: 10:00
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Part 2 of the Peruvian trilogy. A breezy bus ride from Ollantaytambo to Quillabamba, Peru

  • Added: Oct 28, 2014
  • Length: 10:00
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An exploration of Brazil's diverse culture, complex past, artistic traditions, and modern aspirations.

  • Added: Oct 18, 2014
  • Length: 24:36
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A relaxing interstitial piece that may put you in a brief tropical state-of-mind.

  • Added: Oct 14, 2014
  • Length: 01:24
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This week's show is a literally lighthearted tour around the musical globe--so put on a happy face, let a smile be your umbrella, and tune in for t...

Bought by WLPR, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, and WFIU


  • Added: Aug 28, 2014
  • Length: 59:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Pierre Faa, Credit: © Jay Alansky
Enjoy six songs about love, about the search for meaning and even about a little black dress that found itself in a closet full of men's clothes. ...

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 25, 2014
  • Length: 29:28
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Author Po Bronson, Credit: Jennie Baker for Live Wire Radio
Author PO BRONSON, musical trio T SISTERS, music by AYRON JONES AND THE WAY.

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, KSRQ, Rhythm & News Service, 90.5 WESA, and KUNV


  • Added: Apr 17, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Bassist Dave Holland started his performing career in London. One night, he received word that a visiting musician from the states wanted to hire ...

  • Added: Dec 18, 2013
  • Length: 09:46
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Interview conducted by radio journalist Jake Feinberg. Wide ranging discussion from his relationship with Bob Dylan to the potential of viral video...

  • Added: Dec 18, 2013
  • Length: 16:54
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Interview conducted by radio journalist Jake Feinberg with Roots Music Icon Taj Mahal. A discussion about the genesis of roots music and the music ...

  • Added: Dec 18, 2013
  • Length: 11:13
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Celebrate the wedding month of June with comedy, dance & celebratory music from the Jewish world!

Bought by KPVL and KPVL


  • Added: May 30, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Julian Kytasty is a world-renowned bandurist who's family and musical history can be traced from the Ukraine, through exile from Stalinist USSR, to...

  • Added: May 13, 2013
  • Length: 04:59