Radio Free World

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Here you can listen to our live stream of music, comedy, and spoken word submitted by independent artists, as well as eclectic programs from our archives.

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Utah Phillips Live at Idyllwild Town Hall 09-26-1992 - Awesome story teller, songwriter Bruce "Utah" Phillips entertains the lucky folks of Idyllwild. Real Audio.

Utah Phillips Live at Idyllwild Town Hall 06-12-1993
- Utah returns to Idyllwild a year later with an entirely new program of songs and stories. Real Audio.

Utah Phillips Interview Transcript - Utah Phillips was interviewed by Radio Free World Webmaster Joey Latimer on June 11, 1993 at a Mexican restaurant in Idyllwild, California. The interview was originally conducted for Folk Music Quarterly Magazine.

Basses International - Interview with the members of Basses International, a jazz group formed by Bill Plummer featuring two bassists. Here they are pictured at Fidelity Studios, Studio City, California in the 1980's. Bassist Plummer has performed with the Rolling Stones, Tom Waits, Tony Bennett, Miles Davis, and The Jazz Corps with Roland Kirk, to name a few. Real Audio.

Environmental Directions - This series, hosted by Nancy Pearlman, explores the effects of human influence on the earth's ecosystems and discusses solutions to environmental problems that effect the quality of life on this planet. Real Audio.

John Malcolm Penn - Interview with incredible musician and songwriter John Malcolm Penn, who talks about his new album tracing the historical landmarks of California and performs some of the songs. Some great stories! Real Audio.

Richard Halligan Interview - In studio performance and interview with Richard Halligan, jazz arranger and pianist from the group Blood, Sweat, and Tears. Real Audio.

Solomon Grundy Interview - Interview with one of Southern California's hottest jam bands. Real Audio.

Solomon Grundy Live at Rancho Mirage - Listen to Solomon Grundy recorded live in the living room of a house in Rancho Mirage, California, during a pool party. Real Audio.
Ian Whitcomb
The Tufnell Tapes (Part One)
- Radio Free World presents this Internet serial about the misadventures of a bankrupt British businessman in Southern California. The story is told by Jeremy Tufnell into his Walkman recorder--initially for his aged mother back in England. "The Tufnell Tapes" were written and produced by Ian Whitcomb. Part Two, Part Three, Part Four. Real Audio.