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Wed March 4, 2015
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Pipp Gillette Live On Red River Radio

Pipp Gillette

Airs Wednesday, March 4, at 8 p.m. Pipp plays traditional cowboy music on guitar, banjo, harmonica, and bones. Pipp and his late brother, Guy Gillette, recorded eight albums of cowboy music and were recipients of the Western Heritage Wrangler Award for Best Traditional Album of 2010. They also received the 2012 Wrangler Award for Best Outstanding Original Western Composition for their performance of the song, Trade Off, penned by Waddie Mitchell.

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Tue March 3, 2015
AJ & The Two Tone Blues Band Live

AJ & The Two Tone Blues Band Live

Airs Tuesday, March 3, at 8 p.m.  Join us once again for an electrified performance as AJ & The Two Tone Blues Band take to the air waves. AJ and the Two Tone Blues Band have maintained a prestigious career over the years and have played the Sonny Boy Blues Society Battle of the Bands Competition, the King Biscuit Blues Festival and the International Blues Competition in Memphis. They are well know throughout the region and always inject high voltage into our pledge drives.

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Sun March 1, 2015
Living With Breast Cancer

The Takeaway: Under Her Skin - Living With Breast Cancer

Airs Sunday, March 1 at 6 p.m. Over the last 30 years, researchers have found a widening survival divide between black and white women diagnosed with the disease. “Under Her Skin” gave listeners a uniquely personal perspective on the survival gap and a new understanding of a disease. Each woman documented her experiences in audio diaries, airing on The Takeaway’s affiliates and archived on an interactive website,, and this hour long broadcast provides a glimpse into their six-month journeys alongside our show.  Visit the website for the special here.


Sat February 28, 2015
Metropolitan Opera

Metropolitan Opera: Mozart's Die Zauberflöte

René Pape as Sarastro in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte
Ken Howard Metropolitan Opera

Airs Saturday, February 28, at 12 noon. The 2014-15 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte, heard in a performance from October 6, 2014. The broadcast, taped last fall, stars soprano Pretty Yende as the princess Pamina; tenor Toby Spence as the prince Tamino; baritone Markus Werba as Papageno the birdcatcher; bass René Pape as the high priest Sarastro; and Macedonian soprano Ana Durlovski in her network broadcast debut as the Queen of the Night. The performance was conducted by Adam Fischer.

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Fri February 27, 2015
Curtis Mayfield

A Man Like Curtis

Airs Friday, February 27, at 10 p.m. A Man Like Curtis is a two hour tribute to Curtis Mayfield, hosted by Lenny Kravitz, for whom Curtis was a major musical influence.  With commentary from many fellow artists and family members, we learn how, despite his accomplishments as a prodigious writer and arranger of his generation, Mayfield remained a humble soul for the entirety of his life.

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