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Voice of America

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...Voice of America (VOA) first made its name by broadcasting the US government’s viewpoint through newscasts made to Communist countries during the Cold War, but VOA also became known for its broadcasts of US popular music.The predecessor...

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) describes itself as ‘a private, international radio service to Central Europe and the former Soviet Union, funded by the U.S. Congress.’ In October 1998, the service also began offering programming...

American Forces Network

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...What would eventually become the US Armed Forces Radio Service (AFRS) began on Kodiak Island, Alaska in December 1941. US soldiers built a low-power shortwave station, produced their own programs and played donated phonograph records...

Talent Shows

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...Long before radio existed, there were talent shows. In vaudeville and in theater, hopeful amateurs tried their luck onstage; the prize was sometimes a small amount of money, but more often it was the possibility of being hired. Although few...

Radio Shows

Donna Halper

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Dave Laing

Dave Laing is the author of several books on popular music and a former editor of Music Week. Former Research Fellow at the University of Westminster where he conducted research on the music industry. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...Radio shows are scheduled programs that are generally broadcast regularly at the same time daily or weekly. Shows centered around music, mainly associated initially with specific performers (vocalists, bands or orchestras) and later...

Radio

Stephen Barnard

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Donna Halper

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Dave Laing

Dave Laing is the author of several books on popular music and a former editor of Music Week. Former Research Fellow at the University of Westminster where he conducted research on the music industry. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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... L. Donna Halper 1991. Radio Music Directing . Boston, MA : Focal Press. L. Donna Halper 2001....