• 2012
  • 3:01
  • UK

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Sepia Elsie

By Aaron Sand

90 year old Elsie remembers her dancing days before she met her husband 63 years ago. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 3:04
  • Ireland

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Chain of Missing Links - 33

By Colm Coyne

Peter Wallace left the village of Leenane in the west of Ireland for the building sites of England and Germany in 1969 at 19 years of age; he came to live in Leeane once again in 2004. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 6:28
  • USA

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Muriel's Message

By Mira Burt-Wintonick

Memories of a much beloved grandmother resurface when a box of unlabeled audio cassettes is discovered in the basement. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 3:00
  • USA

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The Mousetrap Enthusiasts

By Jamie Dell'Apa

My brother and I thought the greatest Christmas gift we ever gave each other were mousetrap stocking stuffers . . . (more)

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  • 2012
  • 2:59
  • USA

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False Teeth, True Love, and Blueberry Pie

By Emily Newton

My neighbor Earl has been a logger all his life; Betty, who lives up the mountain tells me those logging men are known for their sweet tooth, and Earl tells me about his sweetheart. (more)

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  • 2002
  • 2:13
  • Scotland

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Electronic Samples Cut-Up

By Mark Vernon

A few years ago, Mark Vernon bought a pile of old reel-to-reel audio tapes at a boot sale (think yard sale, but in the trunks of cars) near his hometown of Derby, England. (more)

Sanyo
  • 2003
  • USA

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The Sonic Memorial Project

By The Kitchen Sisters

The Sonic Memorial Project is an intimate and historic documentary commemorating the life and history of the World Trade Center and its surrounding neighborhood, through audio artifacts, rare recordings, voice mail messages, and interviews. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • USA

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On the Day I Died It Was Mostly Blues

By Alix Blair

I live next to the Westwood Cemetery in Carrboro, North Carolina and my neighbors are the ghosts who reside there. (more)

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  • 2003
  • 25:20
  • USA

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Original Kasper's: The Hot Dog Stand That Saved a Neighborhood

By Peter Thomson

Hot dogs are a classic American food. But when is a hot dog more than just a hot dog? When it's a neighborhood mainstay, through years of change. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 9:23
  • Germany

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Hong Kong Song

By Jens Jarisch

The sounds of the city resonate as Hong Kong comes to life through audio mosaic and three voices: a traveler remembers, newscasters rattle off facts and statistics, a young woman recalls a legend from her fading childhood. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 2:59
  • USA

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The Color of Somebody's Skin

By Andy Mills

My neighbor Eddy Jr. shares his love and lament for the neighborhood he's called home all his life. (more)

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  • 2001
  • 34:04
  • USA

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Nostalgia

By Paul McCarthy

The first Johnny Rockets opened in 1986 on Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles, a concept restaurant embodying the epitome of retro culture. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Our Blacktop

By Noah Vandercook

A recollection of simpler times with the friends I grew up with. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Red Brick Houses

By Carol Spindel

Here's a conversation with my 92 year-old neighbor Liza about how our neighborhood has changed since 1959, with "Mack the Knife" played on ukelele by fellow neighbor Tom Bassett. (more)

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  • 2001
  • 38:25
  • USA

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The Century in Sound: An American's Perspective

By Adam Phillips

Voice of America’s The Century in Sound is a radio documentary that chronicles the entire 20th century without narration. (more)

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  • 2002
  • 24:47
  • USA

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Yes, There Is a Baby

By Jonathan Goldstein, Alex Blumberg & Ira Glass

In the 1940s, when he was 16 years old, Myron Jones was allowed to stay up late any night of the week and hang out at bars or wherever he pleased, but his mother barely let his older sister Carol out of the house at all. So the siblings devised a plan. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 56:34
  • UK

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Like Blackpool Went Through Rock

By Sara Parker

In the late 1950s, folk musicians Ewan MacColl and Peggy Seeger and BBC radio producer Charles Parker joined forces on a radio endeavor unlike anything the BBC (or the world, for that matter) had heard before. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 59:00
  • USA

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The Kid's Secret Places Show

By Katie Mingle

This hour: where kids go to get away; from themselves, their troubles, the rules they’re supposed to follow, and of course, their parents. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 3:06
  • USA

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Chain of Missing Links - 24

By Ruth Lopez

The author recalls an incident from the past but wonders how much of it is real in this 3 minute piece about memory, ice cream and Lou Reed. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 58:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #59: The Music and Memory Show

By Various producers

This hour: music, memory, lost love, and John Denver. (more)

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