I didn't know I Am What I Play existed until David Marsden told me about it in episode 106. It's a documentary about rock radio DJ's featuring Meg Griffin, Charles Laquidara, Pat O'Day and our very own David Marsden, best known as the driving force behind CFNY in the 1980s.
From the 1960s to the 1980s, the rock radio DJ played an unprecedented creative role in the rock music world. I Am What I Play profiles four DJs in major markets during this period: their programming, their politics, and their deep connections with musicians and fans in the heyday of rock radio. Where are they now — and how did they reinvent themselves as the medium changed?
Watch this trailer and tell me you're not interested in seeing more. I can't wait to see this doc!
By the way, when Scot Turner's Spirit of Radio Sunday was cancelled by 102.1 the Edge a couple of weeks ago, I heard from many people looking for music from that era. You might want to check out NYtheSpirit.com.
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