Download e-book for kindle: Baby, Let's Play House: Elvis Presley and the Women Who by Alanna Nash

By Alanna Nash

[Alanna] Nash belongs within the pantheon of serious tune writers, and [Baby, Let’s Play House] is an engaging study.” —Rosanne funds

Just in time for Elvis Presley’s would-be seventy fifth birthday comes a brand new booklet via Elvis specialist, journalist, and kingdom song organization Media fulfillment Award winner Alanna Nash. known as "by a long way the easiest examine of Presley i've got ever learn. . . Impressively researched written—and felt" through big apple instances bestselling writer Philip Norman (author of John Lennon and Shout!) and “the so much unique Elvis booklet ever” via New York Times bestselling writer Jimmy McDonough (Shakey: Neil Young's Biography), Baby, Let’s Play House is the first-ever Elvis booklet to concentration completely on his complicated relationships with ladies, together with celebrities akin to Ann-Margret, Linda Thompson, Mary Ann Mobley, Cher, Raquel Welch, Barbara Eden, and Cybill Shepherd. that includes dozens of particular interviews and rankings of never-before-seen photographs, Baby, Let’s Play House is a must have collector’s merchandise for lovers of The King in every single place.

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It was as if a photograph had suddenly come to life and begun to talk, smile, nod its head and look this way and that . . Next came . . the first vaudeville act that ever went on the air as a talking picture . . The commercial future of television, if it has one, is thought to be largely in public entertainment—super-news reels flashed before audiences at the moment of occurrence, together with dramatic and musical acts shot on the ether waves in sound and picture at the instant they are taking place in the studio.

Some newspapers provided stations in their communities with news summaries to be read over the air. But mostly, news was largely ignored. The principal news broadcasts were Department of Agriculture and Weather Bureau reports to farm areas. A dramatic combination of radio news and public service was demonstrated in 1923 when radio helped locate the kidnapped son of the radio/TV inventor Ernst Alexanderson. 11 Radio quickly caught the imagination of the public, as demonstrated in this 1923 photo of a home crystal receiver and its young fans.

Yet another account has it that the wiring of one set of stations was wrapped in red while the other was covered in blue. NBC had a stronghold on national broadcasting—one it would retain, despite competition from new networks, for more than 15 years, until the federal government broke it up. With the settlement of the AT&T Telephone Group versus RCA Radio Group fight, the NBC affiliates were able to carry advertising, and NBC began an aggressive campaign to seek sponsors for its shows. Not only did it sell time on its network programs, it purchased time on its local stations, slots it also sold to advertisers.

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