American Radioworks: Hearing America: A Century of Music on the Radio
A century ago, the first radio broadcasts sent music out into the air. Since then, music has dominated America’s airwaves and it’s been a cultural battleground.
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A great listen and wonderful historical look at radio in America.. includes parts on "An American revolution on the radio," a map of AM and FM stations from 1922 through 2006, forefather of modern shock jock, clashes with country music, and "sex, race, and rock & roll" .. here's a link to the stories resources...