Favorite Online Radio Stations

This is not exactly a Policing post……yet it is. When we would transport a unruly prisoner at times we would turn on classical music because “Music calms the savage beast”

Here are some of my favorite online radio stations that listen to. I like WNED because it was the first classical radio station that I listened to. WBFO on the weekends plays the Blues which gave 9 hours of great Blues music. This was before Sirius FM and Amazon Music etc…

WQXR had a quality and sophistication to the music it played. It was different from WNED. Now I like its ALL Streams options. New Standards was the Jonathan Channel which was fabulous playing Frank Sinatra and Tony Bennett. I like WCPE at night it is truly the Classical Station. WCRB always plays easy and enjoyable classical music. I love to listen to it especially when I’m trying to read or study. It always seems to have on great music. Lastly I like the west coast time difference and the different vibe that comes from KUSC and CPR.

Feel free to comment on your favorite station.


WNED (Under the Radio Tab: Classical / WBFO – News talk format / Jazz works)
Local Classical radio station which turned me on to Classical Radio. On the Weekend

WQXR – New York’s Classical Music Radio Station
A GREAT feature is the ALL STREAMS tab that has “New Standards – Awesome JAZZ!, and Holiday Standards – Awesome Christmas Music!)

WCPE – The Classical Station

WCRB Classical 99.5 | Classical Radio Boston

KUSC University of Southern California

CPR – Colorado Public Radio


Toronto Jazz FM – Canada’s Jazz Station
Dinner Jazz M-F 6 to 9 pm some of the BEST jazz music is played! They used to play Holiday Standards at Christmas time as an online channel (Awesome!)


Polka Jammer Network – Some of the best polka music online. They even play music from Polka Bands from the Buffalo, NY area.

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