Burn, Baby! BURN!

Burn, Baby! BURN! : The Autobiography of Magnificent Montague

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  • Paperback | 216 pages
  • 129.54 x 198.12 x 20.32mm | 22.68g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • 0252076842
  • 9780252076848

About Magnificent Montague

A founder of the National Association of Radio Announcers, Magnificent Montague (Nathaniel Montague) has been a disc jockey, a radio station owner, and a major collector of black memorabilia. He lives in Las Vegas.Bob Baker is a staff writer and the former deputy metropolitan editor at the Los Angeles Times and the author of Newsthinking: The Secret of Making Your Facts Fall into Place.show more

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"Montague! Dynamic! Understanding! A brother in the struggle! Yes, the Magnificent Montague! A man who commanded so much love and respect it will never, never, never be replaced. Take it from the Godfather of Soul, paying homage to the Don of Radio: This book tells it all." James Brownshow more

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