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Hits Just Keep on Coming The History of Top 40 Radio

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ISBN-10: 0879306645

ISBN-13: 9780879306649

Edition: 2001

Authors: Ben Fong-Torres

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This lively blast from the past peels back the many layers of the Top 40 phenomenon: the DJs, fans, singles, jingles, dedications, contests, requests and more. The book features interviews with such renowned radio personalities and programmers as Casey Kasem, Dick Clark, Wolfman Jack, "Cousin Brucie" Morrow, Gary Owens and many others, and includes an exclusive CD with "airchecks" - rare recordings from 16 legendary DJs on actual Top 40 broadcasts - so that readers can hear the crazed, creative and compelling voices that made Top 40 so memorable. Also includes lots of fantastic black-and-white photos to help readers put faces to the voices they know so well, a bibliography and index, and a…    
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Book details

List price: $21.99
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
Publication date: 12/1/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 276
Size: 6.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Preface: In the Still of the Night
Acknowledgments: This Is Dedicated ...
Introduction: Radio Ga Ga
Video Killed the Radio Star
The First Time ...
The King of the Old Moondoggers
The Founding Daddy-os
The Good Guys
Bill Gavin: Let's Work Together
Hey, Mr. Deejay, I: The Initial Buzz
You Turn Me On, I'm a Radio
Busted
Hey, Mr. Deejay, II: I'm Sorry
Listen to the Music
Hey, Mr. Deejay, III: East Side, West Side
Hit Me With Your Best Shot
Big Boss Man
British Radio: Sink the Pirates
FM (No Static At All)
Just Running Scared
Video Killed the Radio Star (Reprise)
Different Strokes ...
Top of the Pops
Bibliography
Index
Credits