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Radio Caroline

Rating: 5.0 Reviews: 1
Radio Caroline has very interesting history. It was launched in 1964 by Ronan O’Rahilly as an alternative to mainstream radio stations and a protest against the monopoly of record companies who controlled all popular radio stations. This was an offshore pirate radio as Ronan didn’t obtain any license. His first studio was based on a 702-ton passenger ferry and he broadcasted from international waters. O’Rahilly gave the name Carolina to his station and his ship after Caroline Kennedy, daughter of the U.S. President. There was a time when this radio station was extremely popular, but it always had semi-legal (and sometimes illegal) status. Radio Caroline changed the ships several times and was sponsored by different people at different periods. People say that at some point even John Lennon funded them.
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On the air Radio Caroline

Live Gerry Rafferty Baker Street
06:33 Bryan Adams She's Only Happy When She's Dancin'
06:30 Andy Black We Don't Have to Dance
Radio Caroline playlist

TOP songs on Radio Caroline

My MonsterBlondie — My Monster
Don't Know What Came Over MeMike + The Mechanics — Don't Know What Came Over Me
Leap of FaithAmy Macdonald — Leap of Faith
Come Tumblin' DownColin Hay — Come Tumblin' Down
Kasabian - Youre In Love With A Psycho
Maximo Park-What Did We Do to You to Deserve This
Halfway ThereSheryl Crow — Halfway There
Andrew Eldritch Is Moving Back to LeedsThe Mountain Goats — Andrew Eldritch Is Moving Back to Leeds
Roll with the PunchesToploader — Roll with the Punches
Trouble & WhiskeySean Chambers — Trouble & Whiskey

Radio Caroline reviews

  • 5
    Radio Caroline is the best station out there

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