Philadelphia, Pa. – November 17, 2010 - Philly is a town with a rich musical history. From Frankie Avalon and John Coltrane, to The Roots and John Legend, all of these music icons have called Philadelphia home. To celebrate this heritage, The Key, WXPN's online source for discovering Philly's best local music and a member of NPR's ARGO Network, is launching an audio stream called "Songs In The Key Of Philly" on November 22.
WXPN, the nationally recognized leader in Triple A radio and the premier guide for discovering new and significant artists in rock, blues, roots and folk, is the non-commercial, member-supported radio service of the University of Pennsylvania. WXPN produces World Cafe®, public radio’s most popular program of popular music hosted by David Dye and syndicated by NPR, and the Peabody Award winning Kids Corner hosted by Kathy O’Connell.
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