Inquiry to the Annual Christmas Shopping Question

“Can I get any of your radio shows on CD?  Or is there somewhere I can download them?”

Man, if I had a buck for every time I’ve been asked that question.

The answer is “Sadly, no.  There are far too many copyright issues involved with the music to make that possible.  Sorry.”


I do have four audio books, each based on some of the radio shows I’ve done through the years.  There’s no music in any of them but I’m the narrator.  Should you be interested in obtaining hard copies, you can go to Chapters/Indigo and order them online.  

Or, should you wish the digital versions, iTunes has them.  And with iTunes, you can either buy the whole bundle or just the individual chapters.  Just open iTunes and launch a search for “Alan Cross” and you’ll find everything.  (Or, should you prefer, you can go directly through

Either way, lemme know what you think.


Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

One thought on “Inquiry to the Annual Christmas Shopping Question

  • November 6, 2011 at 9:44 pm

    Most of these audiobooks can also be found or sent in to public libraries. I have managed to get my hands on all but volume four, which I am excited to listen to eventually. Not to say they are not worth purchasing, but for anyone who is interested, this is another great way to hear Alan's great books.


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