WXPN

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WXPN-FM is the non-commercial public radio service of the University of Pennsylvania and the premier radio showcase for contemporary music that spans the progressive edges of rock, folk, rhythm and blues, and American roots. WXPN also produces programming for national syndication. Our signature program,World Café with David Dye is distributed by Public Radio International and broadcasts daily on more than 160 public radio stations nationwide. WXPN also produces the Peabody-Award winning Kids Corner, hosted by Kathy O'Connell. WXPN also produces the annual Singer Songwriter Weekend two-day music festival.

Series

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19 Pieces

Musicians on the Record features first-person accounts from artists who muse about meaningful albums in their lives

  • From: WXPN
  • Updated: Sep 28, 2005
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12 Pieces

Women Making Music is a series of 2-3 minute modules in which contemporary singer-songwriters offer first person accounts of their craft.

  • From: WXPN
  • Updated: Mar 03, 2005
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2 Pieces

Fall 2008 testimonials

  • From: WXPN
  • Updated: Feb 24, 2009

Latest Pieces

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Boogie Woogie from pianists Lluís Coloma and Bob Seeley.

Bought by KPVL, WRGY, KRPS, KPVL, KFOK-LPFM and more


  • Added: Aug 15, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 16
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Blues from Detroit bluesman Johnnie Bassett, who has died at age 76.

Bought by KUMD, WRGY, KPVL, KRPS, KFOK-LPFM and more


  • Added: Aug 08, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 17
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rare, out-of-print Johnny Heartsman recordings never on CD

Bought by WRGY, KPVL, KRPS, WOUB, KEOS and more


  • Added: Aug 01, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 14
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Jazzy neo-soul from Esperanza Spalding's album "Radio Music Society" and horn-driven new interpretations of country blues from the Heritage Blues O...

Bought by WJAB, KPVL, WRGY, KRPS, KPVL and more


  • Added: Jul 25, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 16

  • Added: Jul 11, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 14
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Bonnie McCoy, grand niece of blues great Memphis Minnie, makes her debut.

Bought by KPVL, WRGY, KRPS, KPVL, WOUB and more


  • Added: Jul 04, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 16
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The final testament of guitarist Manuel Galbán.

Bought by WRGY, KRPS, KPVL, KFOK-LPFM, WOUB and more


  • Added: Jun 13, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 16
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the latest "trance blues" from Otis Taylor

Bought by WRGY, KRPS, KPVL, KFOK-LPFM, WOUB and more


  • Added: Jun 06, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 16
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Singer Laura Ainsworth flirts with murder - - in song.

Bought by WRGY, KPVL, KRPS, KPVL, WOUB and more


  • Added: May 30, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 15
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Concert album called "Get Together" with pianist Hiromi Uehara, and pianist and singer Akiko Yano, recorded last September in Tokyo, not issued in ...

Bought by KPVL, WRGY, KRPS, KPVL, KFOK-LPFM and more


  • Added: May 23, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 17