The Zenith Controversy Part I

The Golden Age of Radio was a time when radio was the dominant electronic home entertainment device.     The radio era began with radio broadcasting in the early 1920s and lasted into the 1950s when television became the entertainment medium of choice.  But during this period, radio was the only choice for entertainment.  Families gathered around the radio and…

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Was the REAL “Father of Rock ‘n Roll” Hearing Impaired?

This assertion might startle more than a few historians of pop music. The origins of rock and roll have been fiercely debated by commentators and music historians.  Conventional literature indicates that Rock and Roll music arose in the Southern United States through the homogenation of  African musical traditions with European musical instruments.  Although it’s difficult, if not impossible, to pinpoint…

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