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IMPORTANT: NEW SERVER URL.   If you listen to the broadcast by linking to a URL saved in your music player, you're going to have to update this bookmark before January 15, 2017.  That's because the old URL will no longer work when we retire the old server and complete the upgrade to the new server.  The URL for our new server is http://RadioFreeAmericana.com/listen.pls (or, if your music player will not play .pls files, then you can use http://thassos.cdnstream.com:5479/stream). You can either enter this URL into your player, or simply click the "Play Now!" button on the left side of this page (recommended), where you have the option of listening via your preferred music player.  If you need assistance tuning in, email DJ@RadioFreeAmericana.com.

Welcome to RFA, where twang meets pop.  Free-form, commercial free radio featuring new releases of Americana/Alt. Country, Indie/College Rock, Power Pop, Blues/R&B/Soul, Roots Rock 'n Roll, Garage/Punk, Folk, Outsider, and more (or less)... From pure pop for now people to pure slop for cow people; from three chords and the truth to two chords and a sack of lies; non-discriminating free-form radio for the discriminating listener.

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Recent Additions to the Playlist
Release Date Artist


Title Label
2017-02-24 Hyde, Josh Artist homepage   MP3 The Call of the Night self
2017-02-17 Krauss, Alison Artist homepage CD MP3 Windy City Capitol
2017-02-17 Lane, Nikki Artist homepage CD MP3 Highway Queen New West
2017-02-10 Bishop's Big Fun Trio, Elvin Artist homepage CD MP3 Elvin Bishop's Big Fun Trio Alligator
2017-02-10 Prophet, Chuck Artist homepage CD MP3 Bobby Fuller Died For Your Sins Yep Roc
2017-02-10 Travis Philharmonic, Chandler Artist homepage CD MP3 Waving Kissyhead Vol. 2 self
2017-02-03 Beatty, Sarah Artist homepage   MP3 Bandit Queen King of the Road
2017-02-03 Great American Taxi Artist homepage   MP3 Dr. Feelgood's Traveling Medicine Show Lo Hi
2017-02-03 Linville, Travis Artist homepage CD MP3 Up Ahead CEN
2017-02-03 Loebe, Rebecca Artist homepage CD MP3 Blink Black Wolf
2017-02-03 Luning, David Artist homepage   MP3 Restless Blue Rose
2017-01-27 Dead Man Winter Artist homepage CD MP3 Furnace Gndwire
2017-01-27 DeMeyer, Brigitte; Will Kimbrough Artist homepage CD MP3 Mockingbird Soul MRI
2017-01-27 Mayall, John Artist homepage CD MP3 Talk About That Forty Below
2017-01-27 McClinton & Self-Made Men, Delbert Artist homepage CD MP3 Prick of the Litter Hot Shot
2017-01-27 Merritt, Tift Artist homepage CD MP3 Stitch of the World Yep Roc
2017-01-27 Rose, Whitney Artist homepage CD   South Texas Suite Six Shooter
2017-01-20 Brooks, Ronnie Baker Artist homepage CD MP3 Times Have Changed Provogue
2017-01-20 Williams' Kwahtro, Keller Artist homepage CD MP3 Sync self
2017-01-19 Tripwires, The H   MP3 Fat City Let's Go! FOLC
2017-01-13 Band Of Heathens Artist homepage CD MP3 Duende BoH
2017-01-13 Gibbs, Otis Artist homepage CD MP3 Mount Renraw Wanamaker
2017-01-13 Infamous Stringdusters, The Artist homepage CD MP3 Laws of Gravity Compass
2017-01-13 Molochs, The Artist homepage CD MP3 America's Velvet Glory Innovative Leisure
2017-01-13 Morin, Cary Artist homepage   MP3 Cradle to the Grave self
2017-01-10 Homewreckers, The Artist homepage   MP3 Always a Stranger / Burying the Past (single) Electrotone
2017-01-06 Cartorson Artist homepage   MP3 Richfield Skyline Highway Driver
2017-01-02 Mallonee & The Big Sky Ramblers, Bill Artist homepage CD MP3 The Rags of Absence self
2017-01-01 Halfway Artist homepage     Live at The Triffid - Brisbane Plus One
2016-12-30 Cotton Mather & Nicole Atkins Artist homepage   MP3 Cotton Mather with Nicole Atkins Star Apple Kingdom
2016-12-30 Murnane, Rick Artist homepage   MP3 Fine This Time (single) self
2016-12-21 Thunderbeats, The Artist homepage   MP3 Primitive Sound self
2016-12-16 Connection, The Artist homepage   MP3 Just for Fun Stop Talking Music
2016-12-16 John Sally Ride, The Artist homepage   MP3 Not Taking Credit (single) self
2016-12-16 Revelers, The Artist homepage   MP3 Play The Swamp Pop Classics, Volume 2 self
2016-12-15 Rover & Los Miticos GTs, Hendrik Artist homepage CD MP3 Feten/Fatal GuitarTown
2016-12-14 Wilbur Artist homepage   MP3 This Is Wilbur self
2016-12-11 Various Artists Artist homepage   MP3 Norton Records Presents the Wild Sounds of Christmas Norton
2016-12-09 Thorn, Paul Artist homepage CD   Best of Paul Thorn Perpetual Obscurity
2016-12-09 Young, Neil Artist homepage CD MP3 Peace Trail Reprise
2016-12-08 Pseudonym Artist homepage   MP3 Pack of Lies Grasshopper
2016-12-05 Dublin City Rounders, The Artist homepage CD MP3 It Used To Be About The Money BeardFire Music
2016-12-02 Rolling Stones Artist homepage CD MP3 Blue & Lonesome Interscope

More...see all 2016 releases...


Coming Soon

Release Date Artist


Title Label
2017-01-06 Watson, Dale; Ray Benson Artist homepage     Dale & Ray Ameripolitan / Home
2017-01-27 June, Valerie Artist homepage CD MP3 The Order of Time Concord
Future Releases

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Title Label
2017-02-10 Ford, Sallie Artist homepage CD MP3 Soul Sick Vanguard
2017-02-10 Hoop, Jesca Artist homepage CD MP3 Memories Are Now Sub Pop
2017-02-17 Adams, Ryan Artist homepage CD MP3 Prisoner Blue Note
2017-02-24 Biram, Scott H. Artist homepage CD   The Bad Testament Bloodshot
2017-02-24 Giddens, Rhiannon Artist homepage CD   Freedom Highway Nonesuch
2017-02-24 Nelson, Sarah Bethe Artist homepage CD MP3 Oh, Evolution Burger
2017-02-24 Old 97's Artist homepage CD MP3 Graveyard Whistling ATO
2017-02-24 Shinyribs Artist homepage     I Got Your Medicine  
2017-03-10 Hurray For The Riff Raff Artist homepage CD MP3 The Navigator ATO
2017-03-10 Shins, The Artist homepage CD MP3 Heartworms Columbia
2017-03-10 Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives, Marty Artist homepage CD MP3 Way Out West Superlatone
2017-03-31 Crowell, Rodney Artist homepage CD MP3 Close Ties New West
2017-03-31 Mavericks, The Artist homepage CD MP3 Brand New Day Mono Mundo
2017-04-07 Branan, Cory Artist homepage     Adios Bloodshot
2017 Hangabouts, The Artist homepage     Kits and Cats and Saxon Wives  
2017 Motel Mirrors Artist homepage     TBA (EP) Wild Honey Records (Italy) 

Radio Free Americana - twang meets pop