"Radio's Revolution & The World's Happiest Broadcasters"

An Audio Biography By Dick Fatherley 
The definitive audio biography on the Storz Radio Empire and early evolution of Top 40 radio . . . . Back in the 1950's media maverick Todd Storz created and perfected the most influential radio group of it's time. After listening to "Radio's Revolution & The World's Happiest Broadcasters" you'll understand why TIME magazine described Storz as the "fastest rising figure in U.S. radio."

Top 40 Phenomenon Todd Storz (1956)

Todd Storz (1924 -1964) would be 75 in 1999, the 50th anniversary of his company's founding in 1949 at Omaha, Nebraska. Storz launched his Top 40 idea in the early 1950's. With it he built the most successful and influencial radio group of its time.

The Author Dick Fatherley, Former Program Dir. WHB, Kansas City

Hear The STORZ Story . . . . Digitally mixed and mastered at Chapman Recording in Kansas City, the Storz story comes to you on a top-quality cassette and features research writer-narrator Richard W. Fatherley with gifted New York voice-over announcer Ray Otis. Both headed the program department of Storz stations in St. Louis and Kansas City. This 90-minute cassette takes you inside the definitive audio biography about Todd Storz and his legacy to radio broacasting. Learn about his promotional stunts, his ideas and the people who helped Todd re-invent radio programming in the 1950's, bringing network-radio moguls to their knees.

They paused to remark. ". . a scholarly documentary. You've scored a direct hit."John Louther, Mutal News. Ret., Tampa, FL

". . a momentous job of pulling everything together." Susan Storz Butler, Omaha, NE

"I'm indebted to you for helping to revitalize the memory of that great era in radio and in my own life."Hon. Wm. L. Armstrong, U.S.S. Ret. Denver, Co.

". . thanks for your outstanding contribution to the hertiage of radio." Dean Sorenson, President, Sorennson Broadcasting, Sioux Falls, SD

"It brought back many old memories."Steve Labunski, former President NBC Radio, New Yor City

"Thank you for documenting this wonderful piece of radio history." W.R. Johnson, President, KPHN/KFEZ, Kansas City, Mo

Promotional Flyer (1998)

Order Your Free Cassette Now . . . . This is a non-profit, not for sale production. It is intended for educational use only. For the cost of postage and audio cassette radio professionals and other interested persons can request a copy of this remarkable audio production directly from the author.

For more information contact Richard W. Fatherley, Box 172114, Kansas City, Ks., 66117