Florida's Famous & Forgotten: The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Florida's Rock, Soul & Dance, The First Thirty Years (1955-1985) [Volumes 1&2]
Paperback Book Details
- 1051 Pages
- Two Volumes
- Released: June 23, 2008
- Originally Released: 2008
- Publisher: Henry Stone Music
|Author:||Kurt "K.O.T.O." Curtis|
Description by OLDIES.com:
Besides the comprehensive biographies and discographies for each artist and band, he had captured the history behind the state's most famous radio stations and the boss jocks who rode the turntables during Florida's golden age "Real" Top 40 radio.
Also included is a list of Florida's "Top 200 Greatest Rock, Pop & Soul Classic," "Top 40 Greatest Dance Classic" and "Top 30 Greatest Rockabilly Classic," ranked in the order of their grandeur. You'll also find a detailed listing of hundreds of recordings that have either mentioned a city, key river, spring, place or the name of Florida in the lyrics. The hundreds of one-of-a-kind, priceless photos and memorabilla make this Florida music encyclopedia a must-have for music connoisseurs, aficionados, record collectors, radio stations, nightclub DJs, libraries and institutions of higher learning. If, at one time, you were a Florida recording artist or band who cut a rock, soul or dance music record on a major of nationally distributed record label between 1955 and 1985, you'll be found in the pages of this who's who of Florida's rock, soul and dance music.