Rhode Island Radio (Images of America)

Rhode Island Radio (Images of America)

By: Rooke, John, Foreword by Gary Berkowitz

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Never overwhelming anyone with its geographical size, Rhode Island has always managed to find a niche in the broadcasting industry. From the birth of radio through the start of the department store "wars" in the 1920s, Rhode Island radio became a national trendsetter. The Shepard brothers created the Yankee Network, which launched the concept of sharing programming with affiliated stations. Several formats became standard-bearers for listening concepts throughout the country, from the Top 40 format of the 1950s and 1960s to present-day adult contemporary and sports talk radio. Rhode Island personalities and stations have played a large part in overall industry concepts and growth. Salty Brine, Sherm Strickhouser, Jack Comley, Ed Pearson, Ernie Anderson, and Don Pardo are all names and voices familiar to audiences in the Ocean State and beyond.

Title: Rhode Island Radio (Images of America)

Author Name: Rooke, John, Foreword by Gary Berkowitz

Categories: Local Interest,

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing: November 2012

ISBN Number: 0738576697

ISBN Number 13: 9780738576695

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Seller ID: 22966

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