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The Resource Border radio : quacks, yodelers, pitchmen, psychics, and other amazing broadcasters of the American airwaves, Gene Fowler & Bill Crawford ; foreword by Wolfman Jack

Border radio : quacks, yodelers, pitchmen, psychics, and other amazing broadcasters of the American airwaves, Gene Fowler & Bill Crawford ; foreword by Wolfman Jack

Label
Border radio : quacks, yodelers, pitchmen, psychics, and other amazing broadcasters of the American airwaves
Title
Border radio
Title remainder
quacks, yodelers, pitchmen, psychics, and other amazing broadcasters of the American airwaves
Statement of responsibility
Gene Fowler & Bill Crawford ; foreword by Wolfman Jack
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the history of the border radio from the 1930s to the 1960s and describes how broadcasters pioneered direct sales advertising, used the radio as a political tool, popularized country music and rock, and introduced the electronic church
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
384.54/0972/1
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1991.3.U6
LC item number
F66 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Border radio : quacks, yodelers, pitchmen, psychics, and other amazing broadcasters of the American airwaves, Gene Fowler & Bill Crawford ; foreword by Wolfman Jack
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"1st University of Texas Press edition"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [335]-345) and indexes
Contents
Introduction: turn your radio on -- Del Rio's Dr. Brinkley: the big daddy of border radio -- Purple shadow on the Rio Grande: Norman Baker in Nuevo Laredo -- Border blaster at black rock -- Crazy -- Please pass the tamales, pappy 6 -- "Radio waves pay no attention to lines on a map" -- "Coast to coast, border to border ... your good neighbor along the way" -- Howlin' on a quarter million watts -- Blasting from Baja -- Radio station S-A-V-E-D -- That outlaw X -- Selected Bibliography -- Index -- "Border radio" song lyrics from Nevada Slim
Control code
47176968
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
viii, 360 p.
Isbn
9780292725386
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2001037616
Note
Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Purchased, 2003. Clothbound.
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Border radio : quacks, yodelers, pitchmen, psychics, and other amazing broadcasters of the American airwaves, Gene Fowler & Bill Crawford ; foreword by Wolfman Jack
Publication
Note
"1st University of Texas Press edition"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [335]-345) and indexes
Contents
Introduction: turn your radio on -- Del Rio's Dr. Brinkley: the big daddy of border radio -- Purple shadow on the Rio Grande: Norman Baker in Nuevo Laredo -- Border blaster at black rock -- Crazy -- Please pass the tamales, pappy 6 -- "Radio waves pay no attention to lines on a map" -- "Coast to coast, border to border ... your good neighbor along the way" -- Howlin' on a quarter million watts -- Blasting from Baja -- Radio station S-A-V-E-D -- That outlaw X -- Selected Bibliography -- Index -- "Border radio" song lyrics from Nevada Slim
Control code
47176968
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
viii, 360 p.
Isbn
9780292725386
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2001037616
Note
Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Purchased, 2003. Clothbound.
Other physical details
ill.

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