SIRIUS SATELLITE GETS XM CHANNELS
Wednesday, November 12, 2008
Great news for Sirius satellite radio subscribers. Today, Sirius launched a whole bunch of new channels from XM radio. Here are some of the highlights:
90's on 9: channel nine now offers some of the best pop songs from the 1990s. The Pulse can now be heard on channel 12.
Deep tracks (ch. 16): classic album rock, including theme blocks from Tom Petty and Bob Dylan
Sirius/XM U (ch. 26): indie/college/unsigned rock
The Loft (ch. 29): eclectic/acoustic rock
Pop 2k (ch. 39): pop hits from the 2000s
Willie's place (ch. 64): Willie Nelson's traditional country
B.B. King's Bluesville (ch. 74): the best of blues music from B.B. King
There are now four holiday channels:
Holly (ch. 81): All the Christmas classics from artists like The Carpenters and Bruce Springsteen. On the air thru New Year's Eve.
Holiday Pops (ch. 79): A classical Christmas with the Boston Pops, Pavarotti and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. On the air thru Christmas.
A Bing Crosby Christmas: More than 20 years of Bing Crosby Christmas music and special with special guests like Judy Garland and Bob Hope. On the air thru Christmas.
Radio Hanukkah (ch. 3): A celebration of Hanukkah featuring traditional music and a showcase of the Jewish culture. On the air staring December 21st, the first night of Hanukkah
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