Western Folklife Center Media

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  • Location: Elko, NV

Series

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11 Pieces

The What's in a Song series delves deeper into the stories behind the songs.


Pieces

Caption: A flyer for Spy Hop's "Open Mic" program
In Salt Lake City, an organization called Spy Hop is harnessing the power of music to help "at risk" youth turn their lives around. The Western Fo...

Bought by WJCT, KUOW, and KZMU Moab Community Radio


  • Added: Aug 25, 2009
  • Length: 08:42
  • Purchases: 3
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Composer Ray Evans penned the Christmas classic, "Silver Bells." He discusses how "Silver Bells" came to be in What's in a Song.

Bought by KUER, KZMU Moab Community Radio, and WRFA-LP


  • Added: Mar 09, 2009
  • Length: 04:38
  • Purchases: 3
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The African Children's Choir sings, "It Takes A Whole Village." Chimera Victor discusses the song and the group on What's in a Song.

Bought by WEZU and KZMU Moab Community Radio


  • Added: Mar 09, 2009
  • Length: 03:56
  • Purchases: 2
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Tom Russell discusses his song, "Who's Gonna Build Your Wall" a song about immigration on What's in a Song.

  • Added: Mar 09, 2009
  • Length: 03:31
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Michael Martin Murphy discusses the inspiration for his song, "Wildfire" on What's in a Song.

Bought by KGLT


  • Added: Mar 09, 2009
  • Length: 04:43
  • Purchases: 1
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Mary Chapin Carpenter discusses her song "Twilight" on What's in a Song.

Bought by KZMU Moab Community Radio


  • Added: Mar 09, 2009
  • Length: 04:24
  • Purchases: 1
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High School students explain the importance of mariachi music in this edition of What's in a Song.

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Mar 09, 2009
  • Length: 03:09
  • Purchases: 1
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Stephanie Davis talks about her song, "Harvest Time" on What's in a Song.

Bought by KZYX, KZYX, and KZYX


  • Added: Mar 09, 2009
  • Length: 03:18
  • Purchases: 3
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Brenn Hill talks about his song, "Debt" on What's in a Song.

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Mar 09, 2009
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Bluegrass singer Amber Collins discusses the old classic, "Ruby."

  • Added: Feb 25, 2009
  • Length: 03:42