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Music in France. Music from the Great SAINT LOUIS Missouri

We play a lot of French music here.  That’s about all there is (except for the over -played Adele, Taylor Swift or Bruno Mars…….)  and I think that really needs to change.


So on a day that I chose to grocery shop in Aubagne, the next village over,  and drag my eco-grocery bags with me and shop with mon ami, Abigail, things began to fly everywhere as the MISTRAL hit us today and I was out in it!!  If you know what a MISTRAL is like, you don’t want to be out, because God forbid if you left your scarf at home, or worse, your warm coat, or your hat, as temperatures drop big time, your hair goes flying, your packages go sliding down the voie at your train station;   it’s a mess.  Julia Child absolutely LOVED the MISTRAL but, hmmm, I’m not so sure, personally.    The MISTRAL is a day to stay home.  So  imagine my delight when my son posted on facebook that his friend was playing in 1 hour on KDHX in Saint Louis.   I thought how great it would be if I could tap into the music or stream it, especially on a day like today, when I needed to be home, stay warm and listen to some really good music for a change.

I also  knew it probably impossible because nothing much streams here  as our WiFi is up and down or it’s weak. To stream you must have a pretty good signal.

Well, lo and behold, the music did stream and we got to hear Ryan Spearman and some wonderful tunes listening to KDHX 88.1 in Saint Louis for about 3 hours.  It put us in the best frame of mind, to finally hear music we liked and understood.   The WIND was HOWLING outside our little Les Romarins Apartment……..but we had not a care in the world!!!!!        Thank you Ryan Spearman!!!


I was so excited I wrote the station an e-mail and said:

THANK YOU !!!    It was great!    My son put it on FB that you would be playing and that Ryan Spearman would be on and we love him… we tuned in all the way from Marseille France.

Thanks for a great show! We ate our dinner while you played great tunes!

We’ll tune in more often now.

Marti  & David


THEN, they wrote me back:



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MAR 04, 2013  |  12:11PM CST

Scott Bahan replied:

Hi Marti and David,

Thank you so much for tuning in to KDHX online! We love hearing that people are enjoying the station from outside of St Louis, even more so from all the way in France!!!

Here is a link to the Ryan Spearman performance:

You can listen to his performance or any of our other past performances online and on demand! As you know, you can stream us live online from France 24/7! You can also listen to entire programs in our archives. You can also connect with us on Facebook for more information and links to more in-studio performances.

Thank you so much for listening. We love to hear from folks overseas!


KDHX Staff and Volunteers!


We LOVE KDHX – Saint Louis – 88.1  – whoo hooooo !!!!  MUSIC we LOVE!!!!  Especially when the MISTRAL hits and it’s cozy to stay at home with good music playing!!!!!

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English: Gateway Arch in Saint Louis, Missouri Español: El Arco Gateway en San Luis, Misuri (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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  1. It was great to hear Ryan play -glad we had the internet that day!

    March 8, 2013

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