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.


Pieces

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A look back at the last Bob Marley & The Wailers concert (Pittsburgh - Sep 23, 1980) with previously unavailable live recordings and exclusive inte...

Bought by KAZU Seaside, Calif., WFAE, KZMU Moab Community Radio, Red River Radio Network (E. Texas/Louisiana/Arkansas/Mississippi), Lower Cape Communications and more


  • Added: Jan 14, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 34
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Rosanne Cash re-interprets some of the classics of American music.

Bought by Harford Community Radio, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, WYEP, KFOK-LPFM, WDET Detroit Public Radio and more


  • Added: Nov 23, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Brief survey of pianist Dave Brubeck's long career.

Bought by Harford Community Radio, WDCB, WRTI, KAAD-LP, KZMU Moab Community Radio and more


  • Added: Nov 16, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 30

  • Added: Nov 11, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
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One hour radio special provides insight to how Cirque du Soliel "shook up" Elvis Presley's classic songs for the new "Viva Elvis" show.

Bought by Harford Community Radio and KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Nov 05, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Paul McCartney records drums, Credit: Linda McCartney
The Jailor Man and Sailor Sam thought the major was a little lady Suffragette with a heart like a wheel.

Bought by Harford Community Radio, KAZU Seaside, Calif., KPIK-LP, Radio New Zealand, KBYS 88.3 FM and more


  • Added: Oct 27, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 16
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One-hour special traces how Bob Dylan hastened the end of Tin Pan Alley.

Bought by WVIA, KPIP-LP, KVSC, Prairie Public, KPIK-LP and more


  • Added: Oct 06, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 31
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"Bom Tempo" or "Good Time" with Sergio Mendes and friends.

Bought by KFOK-LPFM, WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass., KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA, WDSE, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm and more


  • Added: Aug 24, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
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One hour special follows the creation and influence of Miles Davis' heaviest album.

Bought by KFCF FM, Harford Community Radio, Prairie Public, WMUH, WDCB and more


  • Added: Aug 20, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 23
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Alejandro Escovedo hosts an hour of live music and conversation with singer and songwriter Carrie Rodriguez.

Bought by Harford Community Radio, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, KFOK-LPFM, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA and more


  • Added: Jul 30, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10