New Novel by Chris Ingram Goes Behind the Scenes of Top 40 Radio’s Turbulent Heyday

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Chris Ingram, son of legendary radio personality “Big” Dan Ingram, takes readers on a rollicking ride through the 1960s and ’70s during the heyday of Top 40 personality radio at New York's Musicradio WABC in his debut novel from Dog Ear Publishing, “Hey Kemosable! The Days (and Nights) of a Radio Idyll.”

Dog Ear Publishing releases “Hey Kemosabe!” by Chris Ingram.

A fun-filled flashback to a time when Rock and Roll ruled the airways, and the men who spun the records were kings.

Radio Hall of Famer “Big” Dan Ingram’s storied career ended at the top of the radio ladder, but it didn’t start there. As a young man desperate to reach the summit, he criss-crossed the country, growing family in tow, before reaching his goal of fame and fortune at WABC in New York City, notes this new novel. There, he worked alongside fellow stars Bruce Morrow, Chuck Leonard and Ron Lundy.

Dan and his cohorts led charmed lives with access to the hottest spots and all the hottest women they could handle. Chris Ingram pulls back the curtain on these wizards of the airwaves, providing an imaginative behind-the-scenes view of the performers and their times. Despite all the benefits of fame, they also suffered their share of heartbreaking loss, rising above their private pain to keep the city rocking. “Hey Kemosabe! The Days (and Nights) of a Radio Idyll” is a sensitive, fun-filled flashback to a time when Rock and Roll ruled the airways, and the men who spun the discs were kings.

Author Chris Ingram, son of “Big” Dan Ingram, has a unique insight into the world of the Top 40 personality disc jockey. He followed in his father's footsteps, spending more than 20 years as a news writer, deejay and broadcaster.

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Hey Kemosabe! The Days (and Nights) Of a Radio Idyll
Chris Ingram
Dog Ear Publishing
ISBN: 978-1-4575-3051-7        168 pages        $14.95 US

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