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Author Simpson, Kim.

Title Early '70s radio : the American format revolution / Kim Simpson.

Published New York : Continuum, [2011]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  791.4430973 SIMP    AVAILABLE
Physical description ix, 276 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 232-250) and index.
Contents Introduction. American pie : slicing up radio consumers in the early seventies -- Watching Scotty grow : the new top 40 and the merging spheres of adults and preteens -- Pillow talk : MOR, soft rock, and the "feminization" of hit radio -- All the young dudes : progressive rock formats and the taming of the American male -- The agony and the ecstasy : the soul radio crisis and the crossover cure -- What is truth : country radio's growing pains -- Conclusion. Never ending song of love : the continuing legacy of early seventies formatting.
Subject Radio and music -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Popular music -- United States -- 1971-1980 -- History and criticism.
ISBN 9781441157584 (hbk. : alk. paper)
1441157581 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9780826461339 (paperback: alk. paper)
0826461336 (paperback: alk. paper)