"Radio's Revolution & The World's Happiest
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."
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.
Author Dick Fatherley, Former
Program Dir. WHB, Kansas City
Hear The STORZ Story . . . .
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
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. 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.
more information contact Richard W. Fatherley, Box 172114, Kansas City,