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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 39.95
"Top 40" was the pre-eminent American radio format of the 1950s and 1960s. Although several radio station group owners offered their own versions of the format, the AM stations owned by Todd Storz and his father were acknowledged as the principle developers of Top 40 radio, and the prime movers in making it a nationwide ratings and revenue... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 45.00
This book chronicles the radio appearances of all prominent classic horror movie stars--Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Peter Lorre, Vincent Price, and two dozen more, including "scream queens" like Fay Wray. It contains script excerpts from radio shows as well as material from narrated albums and music singles. Each star's appearances are... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 35.00
This book seeks to bridge the gap between show hosts and prospective guests, providing a reference guide to roughly 700 talk radio shows mostly in the United States but also around the world. Entries are organized under categories of show themes, such as Addiction and Recovery, Entertainment, Religion, Sports, Travel, and many more. The book also includes... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00
Vic and Sade, an often absurd situation comedy written by the prolific Paul Rhymer, aired on America's radios from 1932 to 1944. The title characters, known as "radio's home folks," were a married couple exploring the comedic side of ordinary life along with their adopted son and an eccentric uncle. This book examines the program's... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2007; US$ 92.99
The term Old Time Radio refers to the relatively brief period from 1926, when the National Broadcasting Company first began network broadcasting, until approximately 1960, when television became the dominant communication medium in the United States. During this time, radio was as popular and ubiquitous as television is today. It was amazingly varied... more...
- Regnery Publishing 2009; US$ 29.99
"Hello Americans, I'm Paul Harvey." He was the voice of an era. Millions grew up listening to Paul Harvey News and Comment and The Rest of the Story, and trusted the great man who spoke for the little guy. Good Day! by Paul J. Batura follows the remarkable life of one of the founding fathers of the news media. Paul Harvey started his career during... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95
This book explores the idea of the poetic in radio and sound as well as the concept of pure sound as poetry, both historically and within a contemporary perspective, examining examples of makers and works internationally.? The work examines the development of poetic forms in sound broadcasting historically and geographically through chapters taking... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95
Beyond Powerful Radio is a complete guide to becoming a powerful broadcast communicator on radio or internet! This how-to cookbook is for broadcasters who want to learn the craft and improve. This practical and easy-to-read book, filled with bullet lists, offers techniques to learn everything from how to produce and host a show, to news gathering,... more...