Take a listen to the story of WHER, America’s Pioneering, First All-Woman Radio Station (1955).

From Sam Phillips the man behind Sun Records, a label renowned for many 20th century music superstars, came the idea for America's first all-female radio station WHER.

In this two-part audio documentary from Fugitive Waves we hear from those involved in this Memphis-based station.

This is an exceptional piece of storytelling with many of the original DJs narrating the story including Sam's wife - Becky. Women ran the complete operation from the engineer's booth to the microphone. 

 

 

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