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At page 120, Fisher writes that Jean Shepherd was the "model" for Jack Kerouac's all-night radio talker in On the Road. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Herodotus12
Fisher beautifully recaps the history of radio, from pioneer all-night storytellers like Jean Shepherd to crazies like Wolfman Jack, from stars like Howard Stern and Rush Limbaugh... Read morePublished on May 5, 2014 by Tracy Deaton
I would not have read this book but I purchased it for a class project. It is very good for someone interested in the history of radio. I enjoyed it. Read morePublished on May 3, 2014 by D. Jones
Well-written, and the first few chapters provide as good a history of Top 40 format beginnings as you will find. Read morePublished on March 29, 2013 by Robert Weisbuch
this book takes you all the way back to how radio was operated and ran and you get the modern day technilogy with sirus and other outlets that control what you here and how often... Read morePublished on May 31, 2011 by MAXIMILLIAN MUHAMMAD
I've read a few books on the history of radio and this is the most lively and readable. Well written, conversational and the author lets his love of the medium show. Read morePublished on May 27, 2011 by G. Keener
There is a lot of great information about how radio, mostly comercial, grew up in the USA during the past 75 years. Read morePublished on November 22, 2010 by Paul A Porzio
This book was a gift to my husband. He loved it. He read exerpts from it to me several times. If you like the history of pioneers in radio, you will want to read this book.Published on September 27, 2010 by HeyJude
To anyone over the age of 30, memories of the heyday of free-form fm radio will abound
with moments when it felt as if radio really cared and communicated with you the... Read more