Tuesday, June 13, 2006


WDIA is an AM radio station in Memphis, Tennessee, in the United States of America. Its radio frequency is 1070 kHz. Similar to the Orange Mound neighborhood in Memphis, it was the first American radio station programmed by African Americans. Many music legends got their start there, including B.B. King and Rufus Thomas. Elvis Presley was greatly influenced by the station.

External links
WDIA history from the station's own website.
Memphis AM radio stations
WHBQ 560 WREC 600 WCRV 640 WJCE 680 KQPN 730 WMC 790 KWAM 990 WGSF 1030 WDIA 1070 WPLX 1170 WMPS 1210 WKBL 1250 WLOK 1340 WLRM 1380 WOWW 1430 WBBP 1480



Blogger ichbinalj said...

Aretha Franklin is the greatest singer in Rock n' Roll era, acccording to a new Rolling Stone magazine poll.

She's already the Queen of Soul, but now Aretha Franklin has been named the greatest singer of the rock era in a poll conducted by Rolling Stone magazine.

Franklin, 66, came in ahead of Ray Charles at No. 2, Elvis Presley at No. 3, Sam Cooke at No. 4 and John Lennon at No. 5, according to the magazine's survey of 179 musicians, producers, Rolling Stone editors, and other music-industry insiders.

The 100-strong list will be published on Friday 14 November 2008, when Rolling Stone hits the newsstands with four different covers. (11/11/2008 Reuters)

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