Monday, November 18, 2013

November 18 In Radio History

In 1954…At radio station WGST in Atlanta, Georgia, Ray Charles recorded "I've Got A Woman."

In 1957…At Master Recorders in Hollywood, Ricky Nelson recorded "Stood Up" and "Waitin' In School" with James Burton playing lead guitar on a Nelson session for the first time.

In 1963…The Beatles first appeared on U.S. television in a feature story on NBC-TV's "The Huntley-Brinkley Report" that included a film clip of the band performing in England.

In 1985...Howard Stern debuted on WXRK, New York.

In 2000...President Bill Clinton conducted his Saturday morning radio address from Hanoi, Vietnam.

In 2004...Howard Stern handed out 500 SIRIUS radios in downtown Manhattan plus 20,000 vouchers for free radios with SIRIUS subscriptions.

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