The Troubadour Show

The Troubadour Show was an online radio show that use to broadcast on a local community radio station in the North East of England 105.9 Bishop FM  and also on two internet radio stations Asbury Music based in Belmar, New Jersey, USA

and Blues & Roots Radio based in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.


The show was produced and presented by John Godfrey and ran from March 7th 2013 until March 22nd 2017.

A total of 200 shows that played over 5,000 different songs from over 4,000 different artists.

The show was nominated and shortlisted in 'The Mixcloud Online Radio Awards' in both 2015 and 2016

in the category of best Country/Folk/Blues Radio Show.

You can listen to past editions of The Troubadour Show from #58 through to #200 anytime on Mixcloud.


"Steinbeck's 'Grapes Of Wrath' set to music."

Gabriel Brox, Singer Songwriter, UK.


"In perfect world I'd have '72 Olds 442 to work on in the garage while listening to The Troubadour Show"

Factory Fast Records, NYC, USA.

"Seriously folks, if you're not listening to this show, then you're missing out on some outstanding music.

Every week I discover someone new via John Godfrey.

The best internet  radio show around... hell might be the best radio show, period... tune in..."

Jud Block, Singer Songwriter. Texas, USA.


"It was like listening to a time warp transistor radio in the ghost of a route 66 diner - middle America."

Jay Souza, Patrolled By Radar. California, USA.

"One of the best Americana radio shows on the planet."

Mike McGuire, Singer Songwriter. Kentucky, USA.

"The Troubadour Show is the best Americana show out there. Seriously, give it one listen and you'll be hooked."

The Krickets. Florida, USA.

"This is hands down the best show programming Americana/Folk on the planet. You'll discover people you've never heard of before and a few that you know and feel like you've just fallen  into another time and place.

There is no other radio to compare to it."

Larry Allen Brown, Singer Songwriter. Brattleboro, Vermont, USA.

"I was amazed by your ability to put a show together every week that is so consistent from beginning to end. Thoroughly enjoyed it. The Troubadour Show is the best radio show on the air anywhere!!"

Artie Tobia, Singer Songwriter. Wykagyl Station, NY, USA.

Listen to the The Troubadour Show #200 March 22nd 2017.
Listen to more on Mixcloud.

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