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Radio Caroline

Rating: 4.6 Reviews: 19
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. Show more
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Radio Caroline playlist

TOP songs on Radio Caroline

The 1975 - It's Not Living (If It's Not With You)
Dan Reed Network - One Last Time
The West Coast Feed - Sky Pines
First WorldIan Brown — First World
The Struts - Who Am I?
Greta Van Fleet - Mountain Of The Sun
Razorlight - Carry Yourself
Mark Knopfler - Back On The Dance Floor
Rebel HeartRebel Heart — Rebel Heart
Greta Van Fleet - You'Re The One

Radio Caroline reviews

  • 4
  • 4
    Radio Caroline is a piece of Pop History and should always be remembered for being the First Pop Station of its time.
  • 2
    What a waste of energy the AM 648 kHz is. I live 9½ miles away - I can see the mast - but I can't hear it AT ALL after dark. 1 kW is a waste of time - especially on that frequency.
  • 5
    the best
  • 4
    quite nice i wish i could find back the best one hundred top songs which i reorded on an alod tape recorder
  • 5
    receiving on mw goes very well in Alkmaar(netherlands)also the hifi sound on the laptop is excelent.
  • 5
    Also congratulations on gaining your AM license at long last :)
  • 5
    Caroline still the one!!!
  • 5
    Well done peter!
  • 5
    very very nice radio💖🏵👍👍👍👍

Information about the radio

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.
Currently Radio Caroline broadcasts via satellite and from time to time by so-called restricted service license. It plays album-oriented rock from the 1960s to the present. At our website you can listen to Radio Carolina online. Bookmark this page with a live stream of this radio. Or download our free app for listening to this radio station on your smartphone.

Radio contacts

Address: Radio Caroline, PO Box 12524, Maldon, Essex, CM9 9EX

Phone: +44 (0)208 340 3831


Skype (text messaging only): radio.caroline

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