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Radio Recall Sources!

As promised, here is a list of the readings I used to craft today’s episode. Thanks for tuning in, and don’t forget to add your radio story to the CKMS live chat with an @radiorecall, or send it to me through email at!

Arceneaux, Noah. “Dismantling the Golden Age: Broadcast Scheduling Strategies on 1950s US Network Radio: Radio Journal: International Studies in Broadcast & Audio Media.” Radio Journal: International Studies in Broadcast & Audio Media, vol. 21, no. 2, Oct. 2023, pp. 237–52,

Bessie Smith | Biography, Songs, Music, Death, & Facts | Britannica. 21 May 2024,

“Bing Crosby – Movies, Songs & Death.” Biography, 4 Oct. 2019,

Douglas, Susan J. Listening In: Radio and the American Imagination. University of Minnesota Press, 2004.

Kortti, Jukka. Media in History: An Introduction to the Meanings and Transformations of Communication over Time. 1st ed., Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2019.

Louis Armstrong | Biography, Facts, What a Wonderful World, Nickname, & Songs | Britannica. 23 May 2024,

Rudy Vallee | American Singer, Actor, Bandleader | Britannica. Accessed 27 June 2024.

Brackett, David. The Pop, Rock, and Soul Reader. 4th ed. New York: Oxford University Press,  

Why Video Killed the Radio Star. Accessed 18 June 2024.