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March 19, 2023: WHER, 1000 Beautiful Watts

Sunday, March 19, at 5pm:

NPR's Lost & Found Sound presents: WHER, 1000 Beautiful Watts

WHER, the first all-girl radio station in the nation, went on the air in Memphis on October 29, 1955. It was the brainchild of sound legend Sam Phillips, who created the groundbreaking format with money he raised from selling Elvis Presley's Sun Studios contract.

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