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Title WDIA, AM1070 [sound recording] : the history, the music, the legend / WDIA Records.

Imprint Memphis, TN. : WDIA Records, 2005.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    LR COLL WDI W08CD    Available
Description 2 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + booklet (4 p.)
Note Compact discs.
On cover of booklet: "America's first all Black programmed radio station."
Contents Disc 1. The history. In the beginning (Introduction) / James Davis -- Rooster / Unknown -- WDIA sign-on / Nat D. Williams -- Goodwill revue / Various -- Goodwill revue comedy acts / Various -- Goodwill announcements / Theo Wade, A.C. Williams -- Show jingles / Various -- F-A-R-O-U-T / Robert Thomas, A.C. Williams -- Vintage commercials - Tongue twisters for King Cotton / A.C. Williams & Robert Thomas -- Pink pussy cat wine / Rufus Thomas -- Dreft detergent / Unknown -- Martha White flour / Theo Wade -- Tenderleaf tea / Robert Thomas & A.C. Williams -- Marketing giant / James Davis -- WDIA talk shows / Various -- MLK poem / Honey Boy Thomas -- The WDIA story / A.C. Williams -- Many moods of "Moocha" / A.C. Williams -- Only the beginning / James Davis -- WDIA sign-off / Nat D . Williams. Disc 2. The music. Put my money down / Rufus Thomas -- Listen with my mind / William Bell -- Rainin' in Memphis / The Climates -- Still called the Blues / Johnny Taylor -- You're my joy / The Barkays -- The clock / Preston Hodges -- Cheatin' in the next room / Lynn White with William Brown -- Love on the phone / J. Blackfoot -- Should've been there for you / Archie Love -- The more you give / The Mad Lads -- Thank you / Wise Williams.
Subject WDIA (Radio station : Memphis, Tenn.)
African American radio stations -- Tennessee -- Memphis.
African Americans in radio broadcasting
Radio broadcasting -- Tennessee -- Memphis.
Blues (Music)
Rhythm and blues music
Added Author Davis, James
Williams, Nat D.
Wade, Theo.
Williams, A. C.
Thomas, Honey Boy.
Bell, William
Brown, William
Thomas, Robert. F-A-R O-U-T.
Thomas, Rufus. Pink Pussy Cat wine.
Taylor, Little Johnny, 1943-. Still called the blues.
Shannon, Preston. Clock.
Cauley, Ben. Why don't you.
Hodges, Teenie. Eleven months, 29 days.
White, Lynn (Vocalist) Cheatin' in the next room.
Blackfoot, J., 1947- Love on the phone.
Love, Archie. Should've been there for you.
Mad Lads. More you give.
Williams, Wise. Thank you.
Climates (Musical group)
Barkays. You're my joy.
Spine Title WDIA : the history, the music, the legend
Added Title AM 1070 : the history, the music, the legend
Music No. 7208 WDIA

 
    
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