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FM: The Rise and Fall of Rock Radio

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2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

Fascinating View of NY Progressive Radio

Former WNEW-FM DJ Richard Neer examines the beginning of the progressive radio format in New York during the 1970's. From the closing of the Fillmore East to the death of John Lennon, no other rock station captivated its audience like WNEW-FM. Great behind the scenes ...
Former WNEW-FM DJ Richard Neer examines the beginning of the progressive radio format in New York during the 1970's. From the closing of the Fillmore East to the death of John Lennon, no other rock station captivated its audience like WNEW-FM. Great behind the scenes stories of Neer, Scott Muni and other jocks from this legendary station. An interesting read for radio fans and rock and rollers.

posted by Anonymous on September 5, 2012

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A fitting tribute to a formerly great radio station

I want to give a balanced review but personnally I really liked this book and found it hard to put down. Partly that¿s because it's nostalgic. I can hear the DJ's voices Richard Neer evokes in my head. The sad thing is I can't name off any DJ's name on the radio stat...
I want to give a balanced review but personnally I really liked this book and found it hard to put down. Partly that¿s because it's nostalgic. I can hear the DJ's voices Richard Neer evokes in my head. The sad thing is I can't name off any DJ's name on the radio stations I now flip through on my way to work. If you are looking for a well referenced history of AM and FM radio, or a how to book about running a radio station, you may have to look elsewhere. ¿FM¿ stands on its own merits. It is an insightful and informative professional memoir. The index helps as ¿FM¿ is made up of the behind the scenes names as well as the famous rock stars and DJs. Certain stories may seem too brief while others do not have a big finish that the author appeared to be building up to, but most of the stories are effortless and familiar. Readers may also see similarities with there own careers. Richard Neer has also presented an indictment of management solely by the numbers, in this case ratings.

posted by Anonymous on February 6, 2002

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 5, 2012

    Fascinating View of NY Progressive Radio

    Former WNEW-FM DJ Richard Neer examines the beginning of the progressive radio format in New York during the 1970's. From the closing of the Fillmore East to the death of John Lennon, no other rock station captivated its audience like WNEW-FM. Great behind the scenes stories of Neer, Scott Muni and other jocks from this legendary station. An interesting read for radio fans and rock and rollers.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted October 11, 2014

    Maddy

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    Posted October 11, 2014

    A merchant

    Goes to merchant res one

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    Posted October 12, 2014

    Madi

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    Posted October 5, 2014

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    Posted October 4, 2014

    Pat

    Sore looser. He said

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    Posted October 4, 2014

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    Posted October 9, 2014

    &star

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    Posted October 10, 2014

    Jeremy to pat

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    Posted September 7, 2014

    Forcemate clan next result

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    Posted December 3, 2013

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    Walks out.

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    Posted December 3, 2013

    Moving da game to res. 5

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    Posted December 4, 2013

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    Posted March 26, 2013

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    Posted March 26, 2013

    A slave

    Is pushed in. "Use my body." She whimpered. (MIDNIGHT IS LOCKED OUT OF RESULT 1)

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    Posted March 17, 2013

    Silvermoonstar to a tom

    She padded in and growled. "Shecats arent meant to be played with or direspected." She punched him across the fae and chained his legs and arms to the wall and she slit his throat and cut open his stomach, grinning.

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    Posted March 26, 2013

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