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What was the first song ever played on the radio?


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On the evening of December 24, 1906, Reginald Fessenden used the alternator-transmitter to send out a short program from Brant Rock. It included a phonograph record of Ombra mai fu (Largo) by George Frideric Handel, followed by Fessenden himself playing the song O Holy Night on the violin.

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The first song played on Radio 1 was Flowers In The Rain by The Move.

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