Restoring Honor to an Honorable Vocation
Long regarded as an expert of Casey Kasem's American Top 40 radio program, Pete Battistini provides highlights and summaries of nearly 500 AT40 programs from the 1970s, along with a highly-detailed list of all subscribing AT40 radio stations. Peppered with various anecdotes and perspectives, he opens up his archives and offers more than 100 AT40 illustrations memos, documents, advertisements, photographs, script cards, radio surveys and much more to give a "Casey's coast-to-coast" inside look at the America's favorite hit parade. Finally, he provides his own confessions' describing how AT40 became a weekly habit.
For anyone who spent time listening to Casey Kasem's countdown every weekend, here's an opportunity to relive the music and stories of the 1970s.