Radio - Listen Online
For those, like
myself, living outside the US, online radio is a Godsend, and some of my early
exposure to Southern Gospel came via online music. I wrote about this in three
articles (all now rather out-of-date):
Bourbon and Rattlesnake – The Attractions of Southern Gospel Music
Best Southern Gospel Music – Online Recommendations
Gospel Lighters - Impassioned, Hellfire Preaching Mixed with Raw and Gutsy Music
Harrison has written
a very fine commentary on SG radio. There are good directories of radio
ChristianTuner and at
list is those stations that I know about. There are certainly others, and new
ones keep appearing. Be aware that connections aren’t always certain, and
reception can sometimes be indifferent.
All Quartets Radio
favorite. Carl Ramsey is passionate about Southern Gospel and its traditions,
and launched this station as a personal ministry, with his late wife Carlotta. I
interviewed Carl twice in 2003,
Fee-based Southern Gospel channel, available online from XM satellite radio.
Gaither Homecoming music. Fabulous stuff, but for fee-paying members only.
Global Southern Gospel
Randy Renigar broadcasts
Southern Gospel favorites from North Carolina.
Streaming audio of selected gospel greats.
The Gospel Greats
Paul Heil's popular weekly program.
Popular 24-hour Southern Gospel station.
"Great Gospel Music."
"Lifting up the name of Jesus in
"A listener-supported ministry bringing you today's Southern Gospel music and
"Your source for Southern
Gospel and Country Gospel music."
"Oldest online 24-7 Southern
Gospel radio station in the world."
"On NewLife FM the music is a rich and regal blend."
Old Time Christian Radio
Old-time Christian and Gospel music.
"Your home for Southern Gospel music."
Offers a choice of "Southern
Gospel" or "Classic SG".
Well-known broadcaster can
be heard on WWJC and
Southern Gospel USA
Gary Wilson's weekly "Southern Gospel USA Countdown Show."
A mix of Southern Gospel, with an emphasis on progressive and country styles.
Offers a selection of online music channels, including one for Southern Gospel.
Also offers Paul Heil's "The Gospel Greats" program on demand.
North Carolina Southern Gospel station, broadcasting online since 2000.
From Blue Ridge Broadcasting, a ministry of the Billy Graham Evangelistic
"WYGS is upbeat, inspirational Southern Gospel music." Based in Indiana.