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This article is from the Public Radio FAQ, by Rich Kulawiec rsk@gsp.org with numerous contributions by others.

05 What are the major public radio shows and their contact info? L-M

Le Show:

LS is a tongue-in-cheek variety show which showcases
Harry Shearer's (Saturday Night Live, Spinal Tap) brand of humor.

Host: Harry Shearer

Living on Earth

LoE focuses on environmental issues, from a scientific and
political perspective.

Email: loe@npr.org
Producer: (at WBUR, Boston)

Marketplace (PRI)

Marketplace is a daily review of the business world,
and includes interesting commentary.

Email: market@usc.edu
Web: http://www.usc.edu/marketplace

Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz:

Web: http://www.scetv.org/scetv/pjazmenu.html

Monitor Radio:

Similar to ME/ATC, but from another viewpoint.

Email: radio@csps.com
Producer: Christian Science Monitor (distributed by PRI)
Web: http://town.hall.org/radio/Monitor/index.html

Mountain Stage:

Folk, Old-Time, Country and related music, live; surprisingly
wide range of performers. They've also issued a series of CD's
containing some of the best performances; they are:

Best of Mountain Stage Volume 1: Blue Plate BPM-001CD
(Dr. John, Richard Thompson, Buckwheat Zydeco, others.)
Best of Mountain Stage Volume 2: Blue Plate BPM-002CD
(John Prine, REM, Robyn Hitchcock, Delbert McClinton, others.)
Best of Mountain Stage Volume 3: Blue Plate BPM-003CD
(Timbuk 3, Bruce Cockburn, Warren Zevon, others.)
Best of Mountain Stage Volume 4: Blue Plate BPM-004CD
(Duke Robillard, The Bobs, Pops Staples, Marcia Ball, others.)
Best of Mountain Stage Volume 5: Blue Plate BPM-005CD
(Los Lobos, subdudes, Steve Forbert, Indigo Girls, others.)
Best of Mountain Stage Volume 6: Blue Plate BPM-006CD
(Nanci Griffith, Iris Dement, Bruce Hornsby, others.)

IMHO, this is an exceptionally well-chosen and well-produced series.

Blue Plate is reachable at 33 Music Square West, #102A,
Nashville, TN 37203 or (800) 521-2112.

Producer: West Virginia Public Radio
Email: stage@mars.wvlc.wvnet.edu (is forwarded to Don Wafer,
stage manager for the show).

Morning Edition:

Daily news magazine with basic news plus commentaries.

Producer: NPR News
Host: Bob Edwards
Email: morning@npr.org
Listener comments: (202) 842-5044

My Word:

BBC-produced word game program.

My Music:

Similar to My Word, a quiz program about (what else) music.

 

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