WXPN Radio

The premier guide for new and significant artists in rock, blues, and folk - including NPR-syndicated World Cafe

XPN2 - Jingle Jams

XPN's own Kris Kringle, (Robert Drake) is presenting a unique mix of seasonal songs celebrating both the holiday and winter seasons.

World Cafe Archives

Join the World Cafe through performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists.

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The Greatest Year in Music Countdown

#14 of the XPN Greatest Year In Music Countdown is 1984 voted on by you the listener. To read more about this great year in music visit The Greatest Year in Music 1984

06:59 am PrincePurple Rain
07:08 am The ReplacementsI Will Dare
07:13 am Los LobosWill The Wolf Survive?
07:17 am Peter WolfLights Out
07:25 am The SmithsWhat Difference Does It Make?
07:28 am Tina TurnerWhat's Love Got To Do With It
07:32 am Neville BrothersFever
07:37 am Van HalenJump
07:44 am Bob Marley & The WailersIs This Love
07:48 am Public Image Ltd.This Is Not A Love Song
07:52 am Minutemen#1 Hit Song
07:57 am U2Pride
08:01 am Sheila EThe Glamorous Life
08:12 am Echo & The BunnymenThe Killing Moon
08:18 am Lloyd ColeAre You Ready To Be Heartbroken
08:25 am Bruce SpringsteenBorn In The Usa
08:30 am R. E. M.South Central Rain
08:33 am Chaka KhanI Feel For You
08:42 am General PublicTenderness
08:45 am The PretendersBack On The Chain Gang
08:49 am This Mortal CoilSong To The Siren
08:56 am BanglesGoing Down To Liverpool

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