Easy Listening Radio Stations

A genre of music whose very title was a reaction to rock, "Easy Listening" was nothing more or less than postwar pop removed of any blues or jazz influences whatsoever; a defiantly European brand of music, it kept the orchestral nature of Fifties pop but concentrated almost entirely on melody and arrangement. As a consequence, most of the style's big names were conductors, composers, arrangers, or instrumental showmen -- Mantovani, Mancini, Liberace. Some vocalists, like Andy Williams and the later Perry Como, became stars of the style, but most vocalists had migrated to the more radio-friendly Adult Contemporary genre by the time rock had completely conquered radio in the late Sixties. This also meant that easy listening was essentially an album-sales format, relying on film soundtracks and versions of pop standards to survive.

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Tarka Radio Tarka Radio
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GrandeABC-SCALA99 GrandeABC-SCALA99
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ProstoRock-FM ProstoRock-FM
Newgrounds Easy Listening Radio Newgrounds Easy Listening Radio
Light Radio Net Light Radio Net
Trust AM Worksop Trust AM Worksop
Indian Beats Indian Beats
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Rdio Energia Gospel Rdio Energia Gospel
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