Shortwave Radio Recordings: Radio Kuwait and music variety

Donovan’s “Mellow Yellow” is tossed into this Radio Kuwait mix (Photo:

Any of you who’ve been following the SWLing Post for a while know how much I love recording music over the shortwaves. Lately, Radio Kuwait has been booming into my part of eastern North America with great vivacity.

Yesterday, I recorded several hours of their broadcast on my WinRadio Excalibur. I couldn’t help but notice, the last time I posted a recording, that their music had a great deal of variety. Their mix yesterday afternoon encompassed hip hop, country, pop, rock, R&B, and even a little Billy Joel and Donovan.

Though the hip-hop and boy bands don’t particularly hold my personal interest, hearing “Mellow Yellow” over 7,000 miles of ether certainly has appeal.

If you’re looking for music variety (well, a lot of variety), with some items of cultural interest thrown in, check out Radio Kuwait:

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4 thoughts on “Shortwave Radio Recordings: Radio Kuwait and music variety

  1. Martin Herrera

    Greetings from Mexico.
    Who knows the e-mail address on the Kuwait Radio website?
    73 from Mexico.

  2. Myke

    The last time I heard “Mellow Yellow” on shortwave, it was a WBNY Commander Bunny satire. I always meant to post some of those WBNY tracks to ShortWaveMusic back in the day…


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