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Western Folklife Center Media

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  • Location: Elko, NV

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 Moab Public 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, Moab Public 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 Moab Public 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 Moab Public 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
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Songwriter Tim O’Brien talks about his song, "Cornbread Nation" on the series, What's in a Song.

Bought by WMMT


  • Added: Feb 25, 2009
  • Length: 02:35
  • Purchases: 1
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Mike Beck discusses his song, "Amanda Comes Home."

Bought by KUPR low power FM, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KUER, and KHNS


  • Added: Feb 25, 2009
  • Length: 05:29
  • Purchases: 4
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A look at one of the hottest cowboy bands in the west in the 1950s and the times in which they lived.

Bought by Moab Public Radio, Prairie Public, Marfa Public Radio, KBUT, and KUT-HD


  • Added: Aug 13, 2008
  • Length: 28:57
  • Purchases: 5
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Music bridges the language barrier as a group of cowboy musicians trek across the Mongolian steppe on horseback, making friends & singing songs wit...

Bought by KUOW and KVNF


  • Added: Aug 05, 2008
  • Length: 13:54
  • Purchases: 2
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A meditation on New Years as a time of reflection and healing.

Bought by KZYX, WCPN, KUER, KSUT, Wyoming Public Radio and more


  • Added: Nov 17, 2006
  • Length: 57:03
  • Purchases: 47
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Geraldine Barney sings about how she drew strength from the teachings of her Navajo elders when she left the reservation to attend music school in ...

Bought by KSUT


  • Added: Mar 01, 2006
  • Length: 03:08
  • Purchases: 1
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Long distance running has long held symbolic meaning for many Native Americans, particularly Pueblo Indians of the Southwest. And as Hal Cannon of ...

Bought by WXDU, Moab Public Radio, KRCC-FM, The Nature Podcast, and KSUT


  • Added: Feb 28, 2006
  • Length: 09:32
  • Purchases: 5
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Composer Phillip Bimstein uses recordings of Larkin Gifford playing the harmonica in his recent composition.

Bought by KRCC-FM


  • Added: Feb 28, 2006
  • Length: 08:51
  • Purchases: 1
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Folklorist Archie Green rediscovers one of America's oldest work songs during a field trip in which he meets an aging mill worker who sings "Factor...

  • Added: Jan 18, 2006
  • Length: 04:41
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Music bridges the language barrier as a group of cowboy musicians trek across the Mongolian steppe on horseback, making friends and singing songs w...

Bought by Moab Public Radio, Third Coast Festival/Re:sound, PRX to iTunes, Marfa Public Radio, KXOT Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 04, 2006
  • Length: 16:47
  • Purchases: 9