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Gordon McLendon

the maverick of radio

by Ronald Garay

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Published by Greenwood Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • McLendon, Gordon.,
    • Radio broadcasting -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Executives -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Motion picture producers and directors -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [219]-234) and index.

      StatementRonald Garay.
      SeriesContributions to the study of mass media and communications,, no. 32
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN1991.4.M38 G37 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 248 p. :
      Number of Pages248
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1555627M
      ISBN 10031326676X
      LC Control Number91035968

      Gordon Barton McLendon (June 8, – Septem ) was a radio was nicknamed "the Maverick of Radio." McLendon is widely credited for perfecting, during the s and s, the commercially successful Top 40 radio format created by Todd Storz. He also developed offshore pirate radio broadcasting to both Scandinavia and the British Isles.   The Old Scotchman, Gordon McLendon From , young Gordon McClendon, the “Old Scotchman,” mastered the art of baseball game recreations at his Liberty Broadcasting System studio in Dallas. year old Gordon McLendon walked among us in the years following World War II as one of the shrewdest, most creative independent broadcasters.

        KLIF radio, the station owned by Gordon McLendon. NOTE: Jack Ruby listed Gordon McLendon, the owner of Dallas radio station KLIF, as one of his six closest friends. McClendon had known career CIA officer David Atlee Phillips since both men were in their teens and attended school in Fort Worth. In the. View phone numbers, addresses, public records, background check reports and possible arrest records for Gordon Mcclendon. Whitepages people search is the most trusted directory.

      Gordon Barton McLendon (June 8, – Septem [1]) was a radio was nicknamed "the Maverick of Radio." McLendon is widely credited for perfecting, during the s and s, the commercially successful Top 40 radio format created by Todd Storz. [2] He also developed offshore pirate radio broadcasting to both Scandinavia and the British Isles. Gordon Barton McLendon (June 8, – Septem ) was a radio pioneer and pirate radio broadcaster. He was nicknamed "the Maverick of Radio." McLendon is widely credited for perfecting, during the s and s, the commercially successful Top 40 radio format created by Todd Storz. He also developed offshore pirate radio broadcasting to both Scandinavia and .


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In he switched from live music and magazine-style programming to records and disc jockeys. By then an. Gordon McLendon was born on June 8, in Paris, Texas, USA as Gordon Barton McLendon.

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He grew up in Idabel, Oklahoma, and later graduated from Kemper Military Academy, Booneville, Missouri. Students and others interested in radio history will be intrigued by this fast-paced biography of Gordon McLendon's career in the radio industry, touching also on his work in motion pictures and involvement in Texas ing a glimpse into his childhood, education, and Price: $ Gordon McClendon is on Facebook.

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And certainly, his contributions to the U.S. radio industry were to make Gordon a legend among his fellow broad- casters. This book is a biography of Gordon McLendon's public and professional life.

Appellant Gordon B. McLendon, Jr. (Bart), appeals from the trial court's entry of a final decree of divorce. The trial court's written decree was allegedly based on the parties' oral settlement agreement dictated on the record in open court.

Gordon McLendon, the Texas broadcaster who is credited (along with Todd Storz and Bill Stewart) with the creation of Top 40 radio, owned KLIF in Dallas, he switched from live music and magazine-style programming to records and disc jockeys.

By then an in-house musical ensemble had been producing station jingles—an idea that quickly spread throughout. Gordon B. McClendon, a wealthy Texan who effectively used play-by-play sportscasts to build a radio empire, died of cancer Sunday at his ranch at Lake Dallas, Tex.

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Important concerns regarding station trafficking, editorializing, and public interests are considered as well in this extraordinary book. This fast-paced biography of McLendon covers his station ownership, development of a major network system, live and recreated baseball and football programming, "re-invention" of radio in the s, Read more.

Get Really Rich in the Coming Super Metals Boom by Gordon McLendon A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. At ThriftBooks, our motto is:. Of special interest are some of McLendon's editorials, including a series critical of Charles DeGaulle.

The McLendon Audio/Visual holdings includes 4, recordings pertaining to the political and radio career of Gordon Barton McLendon. There are 4, audio recordings and 30 moving image items; series are arranged by format and size.

According to longtime McLendon national program director, Don Keyes (d. ), in his book Gordon McLendon and Me, McLendon wanted to own a station in the San Francisco market, and KROW seemed ideal because of its relatively low dial position and strong coverage of the San Francisco ast area: San Francisco Bay Area.

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ISBN M3 - Book/Film/Article review. VL - SP - EP - JO - Business History Review. JF - Business History ReviewAuthor: James Schwoch.Gordon McLendon. Gordon McLendon was born in Paris, Texas, on 8th June, The family moved to Oklahoma when he was a child.

McLendon studied Far Eastern languages at Yale at university he ran the campus radio station and was business manager for the Yale Literary Magazine.

During the Second World War he accepted a commission in the .