Monthly Archives: December 2013

This Christmas Eve on Radio Free Phoenix,  join us for the 25th Anniversary edition of “A Rock ‘N’ Roll Christmas”. From 6:00 p.m. Christmas Eve through Christmas day at midnight. (MST). We will be playing an incredible deep and outrageous mix of Rock N Roll Christmas Tunes. Hosted by Andy Olson, this is the only show in the country that gathers together such a smorgasbord of absolutely cool Christmas Rock & Roll — Featuring top flight Christmas Rock mixed with a generous helping of parody & novelty holiday tunes along with great background information on the artists and songs. Since 1988 this show has been gracing the Phoenix Airwaves, first on KSLX, then KDKB, KZON and then back to KSLX and now on Radio Free Phoenix!

Jackson Browne – U2 – Adam Sandler – Greg Lake – Eagles – Pretenders – Dan Hicks – Sting – Jimi Hendrix – Smithereens – Blues Traveler – George Thorogood – Cheech & Chong – John Mellencamp – Old 97’s – Fountains of Wayne –  Big Star – Ramones – George Harrison – Dave Edmunds – Billy Squire – Band Aid – Graham Parker –  Heart – Payolas – Cheap Trick – Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers – XTC – John Lennon – Waitresses –  Jethro Tull – REM – Ringo Starr – Kinks – DB’s – Paul McCartney – Bruce Springsteen – NRBQ – T Rex – Adrian Belew – Weird Al Yankovic – Squirrel Nut Zippers – Ramones – Bob Rivers – Shawn Phillips – Crash Test Dummies – Slade – Elton Duck –  Leon Redbone – Tom Waits – Peter Murphy – Alice Cooper – Bobby Lloyd & The Skeletons – Mojo Nixon – Doug & The Slugs – Bruce Cockburn – Smoking Popes – Talking Meds – Andrew Gold – Keb’ Mo – Riders In The Sky – The Band – Aimee Mann & Michael Penn – Loudon Wainwright III – Smithereens – Andrew Gold – Band Aid – Fab Four – Brian Wilson – Blondie – Joan Jett – Brian Setzer – Chuck Berry – She & Him – Sex Pistols – Donovan – Shins – John Prine – Keith Richards – Billy Squire – Guster – Slade – Yello – Payolas – Roy Wood & Wizzard – Kenny Wayne Shepherd – Graham Parker – Dave Matthews – Flaming Lips – Jorma Kaukonen – and many more!


You will not hear a show like this on any AM/FM station nor anywhere else on the internet. This is a truly unique Christmas experience that has stood the test of time!

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The New “Rediscovering the Past Series” will be featuring interviews from RFP artists from the past. To kick off, we are featuring a vintage interview from 1986 with Jerry Riopelle. This was live on-air on KSTM, The Storm with Andy Olson on December 30th, 1986. The New Year’s Eve show at the Celebrity Theater in Phoenix that year was his 12th. Last year on December 31st, he returned to the Celebrity Theater. This show marked his 38th Anniversary of ringing in the New Year!.


Jerry Riopelle & Andy Olson in the KSTM Studios

Listen to the interview here……