Cincinnati Radio, Ohio (Images of America Series)

Overview


Like radio listeners in many other cities its size, Greater Cincinnatians have kept their ears tuned to their local radio stations for music, news, and entertainment for nearly a century. However, unlike those cities, Cincinnati enjoyed several unique broadcast stories ranging from some of the earliest forays into radio dramatics to the country's first 500,000-watt superpower radio station. The listeners were treated to several up-and-coming celebrities like Doris Day, Rosemary Clooney, Andy Williams, and "Fats"...
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Overview


Like radio listeners in many other cities its size, Greater Cincinnatians have kept their ears tuned to their local radio stations for music, news, and entertainment for nearly a century. However, unlike those cities, Cincinnati enjoyed several unique broadcast stories ranging from some of the earliest forays into radio dramatics to the country's first 500,000-watt superpower radio station. The listeners were treated to several up-and-coming celebrities like Doris Day, Rosemary Clooney, Andy Williams, and "Fats" Waller; the rise of three major communications corporations; and ultimately, an amazing array of nationally broadcast network shows and talents that, for a brief period, placed the city's broadcasters behind only New York and Chicago in terms of importance. With rare and often unpublished images, Cincinnati Radio attempts to capture the first 50 years of that golden era of Cincinnati radio broadcasting in both word and picture.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780738588643
  • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
  • Publication date: 12/5/2011
  • Series: Images of America Series
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 1,441,950
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author


Mike Martini is an award-winning, longtime Cincinnati radio host and producer who is also cofounder and president of Media Heritage, Inc., a not-for-profit archive of radio and television history. The majority of the images contained within are drawn from the Media Heritage archives.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 6

Introduction 7

1 Early Years and Pioneers: The Early Development of Radio 9

2 Behind the Microphone: The Announcers, Actors, and Newscasters of Cincinnati Radio 35

3 Music to the Ears: The Bands, Vocalists, and Musical Acts of Cincinnati Radio 63

4 Rural Radio: Broadcasting Cincinnati Sounds to the Farm Folk of the Country 83

5 Radio Reinvents Itself: World War II and the Postwar Era of Cincinnati Radio 103

Epilogue 127

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