Question by  ahhmericanwoman (102)

When was the first song aired on the radio?


Answer by  Charles42 (7)

According to a source, the first song aired on the radio was "O Holy Night". It's a well-known Christmas carol composed by Adolphe Adam in 1847 to the French poem "Minuit, chr├ętiens".


Answer by  jewlie (105)

The first song was aired in 1906. It was aired an AM station on Canada. As an aside, the first licensed AM radio station didn't come to the US until fourteen years later in 1920. Radio has come a very long way since then. I think everyone would agree with that.


Answer by  psyanoid (163)

The first song to be ever aired on the radio is a Christmas song called "Oh, Holy Night". It took place on December 24, 1906 when Reginald Fessenden of Canada broadcasted the first AM radio program. In played the song with a violin and also read from the Bible in the same program.


Answer by  rubycantfail (74)

The song was a live version of "O Holy Night" broadcast on Christmas Eve, 1906, via AM radio. The Canadian inventor Reginald Aubrey Fessenden performed it on voice and violin.


Answer by  Olive (1195)

The first song actually played on the airwaves was the Christmas carol 'O Holy Night'. It was performed by Reginald Fessenden,on 24 December 1906-he played the violin and sang the final verse.

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