Joyride Media

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What is producing? We're not sure. At the moment, we think it's the attempt to keep audiences and ourselves from getting bored. In 2001, two die-hard fans of radio decided to join together and fill the airwaves with sounds and stories that would keep them tuned in. In the process, we've covered a lot of ground, centered on our first passion: music. But whether it's a program on rock, jazz, country, bluegrass, blues, classical, funk, punk or folk, Joyride Media focuses on the big ideas behind the music. Someone in a conference room once called it "transformative listening." Okay, well... Joyride Media believes in learning about the larger world, hearing stories from those who lived them, and putting music and history into context. Our trick is weaving it into a narrative flow that feels familiar. The treat is hearing music you know in a totally new way.

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21 Pieces

One-hour radio shows perfect for your Feb 2009 Black History Month special program schedule

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Four short pieces about "The Basement Tapes" - Bob Dylan & the Band's historic 1967 Woodstock, NY recordings. Great for on-air and online with the PRX embed widget.

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Patti Smith hosts four hours of music and conversation about Bob Dylan.

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Three one-hour episodes detail distinct periods of Elvis Presley's life and music

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Egg nog for the ear.

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7 Pieces

Seven one-hour Elvis Presley radio specials produced by Joyride Media.

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8 Pieces

Eight-part radio series features Joe Strummer from The Clash spinning his favorite tracks from around the world.

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Four-part radio documentary celebrates 50 years of Johnny Cash recordings

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Content produced by Joyride Media featuring the great music, artists, musicians and creators of Philadelphia International Records.

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Two one-hour documentaries on The Byrds, the continuously groundbreaking band who bridged the gaps between The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Pete Seeger, the Beach Boys, the Los Angeles psychedelic underground and classic country.


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One-hour radio documentary pays tribute to American legend Waylon Jennings, tells the story behind his final concert at Nashville's Ryman Theatre, ...

Bought by Prairie Public, Prairie Public, KPVL, Red River Radio Network (E. Texas/Louisiana/Arkansas/Mississippi), KPVL and more


  • Added: Jul 11, 2007
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Highlights from a live concert in Dublin by Bruce Springsteen With The Sessions Band

Bought by Harford Community Radio, WSLR, Prairie Public, KAZU Seaside, Calif., KCMJ Community Radio and more


  • Added: Jul 08, 2007
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
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One-hour music intensive radio documentary about Sly & the Family Stone, their music, their turbulent history, and the indelible marks they left be...

Bought by KPSQ-LP, Harford Community Radio, WSGE, KMXT, WFAE and more


  • Added: May 15, 2007
  • Length: 59:05
  • Purchases: 39
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One-hour radio documentary explores Johnny Cash's love for Gospel music, his roots in the church, and the stories behind his greatest Gospel record...

Bought by KSRQ, Troy Public Radio, KAZU Seaside, Calif., KPIP-LP, WXAV 88.3FM Chicago and more


  • Added: May 07, 2007
  • Length: 59:05
  • Purchases: 18
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One hour radio documentary highlights the gospel music Elvis recorded throughout his career.

Bought by Troy Public Radio, WNMU-FM, KZUM, KSRQ, Raven Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 26, 2007
  • Length: 59:05
  • Purchases: 30
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Brand new one-hour music intensive radio special features legendary bluesman Buddy Guy in his own words and music.

Bought by KPSQ-LP, Harford Community Radio, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, Red River Radio Network (E. Texas/Louisiana/Arkansas/Mississippi), KGLP and more


  • Added: Nov 20, 2006
  • Length: 59:05
  • Purchases: 42
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One-hour music intensive radio special pays tribute to American music icon Waylon Jennings.

Bought by Harford Community Radio, Prairie Public, Prairie Public, WMMT, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm and more


  • Added: Nov 09, 2006
  • Length: 59:05
  • Purchases: 9
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One-hour music intensive documentary looks back on Johnny Cash's historic 1969 concert at San Quentin State Prison.

Bought by Prairie Public, KGLT, WNIJ, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, KFAI Minneapolis and more


  • Added: Nov 01, 2006
  • Length: 59:05
  • Purchases: 12
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One-hour documentary about legendary western-swing musician and bandleader Bob Wills.

Bought by KZMU Moab Community Radio, High Plains Public Radio, WDCB, WEZU, Radio New Zealand and more


  • Added: Sep 22, 2006
  • Length: 59:05
  • Purchases: 26