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Turn Your Radio On: Chicago Sacred Radio Broadcast Pioneers

Robert M. Marovich

in A City Called Heaven: Chicago and the Birth of Gospel Music

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039102
eISBN:
9780252097089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039102.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on the pioneers of sacred music radio broadcasting in Chicago. During the 1920s, several Chicago Pentecostal and Holiness church leaders discovered the potential of radio as a ... More


A Historical Study of Programming Techniques and Practices of Radio Station KWKH, Shreveport, LA, 1922–1950

Lillian Jones Hall

in Shreveport Sounds in Black and White

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110416
eISBN:
9781604733037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110416.003.0017
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter presents an excerpt from a dissertation chapter entitled “The Period of W. K. Henderson, 1925–1933” by Lillian Jones Hall. The excerpt links Henderson’s story with the development of ... More


Making Radio: Early Radio Production and the Rise of Modern Sound Culture

Shawn VanCour

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190497118
eISBN:
9780190497149
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190497118.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

The opening decades of the twentieth century witnessed a profound transformation in the history of modern sound media, with workers in US film, radio, and record industries developing pioneering ... More


The Melody Man

Bruce Bastin and Kip Lornell

in The Melody Man: Joe Davis and the New York Music Scene, 1916-1978

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032769
eISBN:
9781617032776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032769.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on the radio broadcasting work of Joe Davis, who, a year after the introduction of network broadcasting in 1926, made his debut as an on-air personality. Davis broadcast on a ... More


1919–1925 California

John McCusker

in Creole Trombone: Kid Ory and the Early Years of Jazz

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036262
eISBN:
9781617036279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036262.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on the history of Kid Ory’s musical career during the period from 1919 to 1925. It explains that Ory’s move to California and those of Louis Armstrong and Joe Oliver were all ... More


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