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Tapestry of the Times

Join Aaron Henkin on an ear-opening voyage back in time and around the globe as he takes listeners on 36, hour-long tours through the wide-ranging sound archives of Smithsonian Folkways Recordings. Real music, real people, and the stories behind the sounds.

Tapestry of the Times is a collaboration between WYPR 88.1 FM in Baltimore, Md and Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, and is presented with support from the Maryland Humanities Council, the Maryland State Arts Council , The Rosenberg Foundation, and the Lois and Philip Macht Family Philanthropic Fund.

Please note that these programs are archived versions of radio broadcasts that originally aired in 2008 and 2009.

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Episode 36 — “So Long It's Been Good to Know You”
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Episode 35 — “Singing in the Rain”
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Episode 34 — “Let’s Eat”
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Episode 33 — “Ready, Aim, Fire”
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Episode 32 — “Homeward Bound”
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Episode 31 — “Pass The Bottle”
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Episode 30 — “Sounds Like Heaven”
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Episode 29 — “Ladies First: Folkways’ Female Artists”
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Episode 28 — “Folk Heroes... Human and Otherwise”
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Episode 27 — “Ola Belle Reed: An Enduring Legacy”
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Episode 26 — “A Salute to the Lone Star State”
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Episode 25
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Episode 24
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Episode 23
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Episode 22
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Episode 21
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Episode 20
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Episode 19
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Episode 18
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Episode 17
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Episode 16
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Episode 15
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Episode 14
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Episode 13
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Episode 12
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Episode 11
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Episode 10
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Episode 9
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Episode 8
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Episode 7
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Episode 6
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Episode 5
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Episode 4
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Episode 3
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Episode 2
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Episode 1
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