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You can now listen to The Crooked Road (and the rest of Swindon 105.5) on your mobile. Full feature free app for IOS and Android. Includes a catch up feature to listen to previous shows.

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The Crooked Road


After years of promises Mike has finally produced his all time top ten roots tracks. Just click on the Top Ten logo to hear them.

At Last! Mike’s

All Time Top Ten Tracks

 The on air version of The

Crooked Road is now exclusively recorded using Heilsound PR-40 Microphones.

The Crooked Road is broadcast every Thursday evening for two hours starting at 8pm. The show is also streamed on to the net here. It’s also repeated at midnight the following Wednesday.

SWINDON 105.5 is a non-commercial radio service in Swindon, by Swindon, for Swindon.

On line or on air the choice is yours.

How to hear The Crooked Road

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Peter Foley from The Irish Post profiles Mike Ganley.

The Crooked Road in The Post

We mail our Swindon 105.5 play list out every week, to over a 100 roots music agents, promoters, record labels and other radio presenters. To find out how you can get on the list, click on the button.

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This ‘tradition’ started off on Radio Britfolk in 2007 as a way to produce two Christmas special shows. Since then it grown in importance and we now award an album of the year as well. Click here to see the current Top Ten

Each year in November we unveil our Top Ten Albums for that year.

The Top Ten

"Anyone expecting to hear Daniel O'Donnell on the programme would be disappointed," Click to read the Full story.

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Specially recorded editions of The Crooked Road are now available on MixCloud. Just click on the logo to go to our special page.

Profile Playlist Top 10

Kathryn Tickell & The Darkening

CR Top Album 2023

Stunning fusion from the North-East. Mike commented “We all thought the first Darkening album ‘Hollowbone’ was pushing the envelope. This one ‘cloud horizons’ goes even further.” You can hear Kathryn in conversation with Mike Ganley by pressing the Kathryn button.