Tuesday, June 17, 2014

1965 Radio stations

A few pages of Revista do Radio's section 'São Paulo não para' with news from the radio scene in the largest city in Brazil. 

Luiz Aguiar substituted Sergio Galvão at Radio Bandeirantes at the helm of 'Os brotos comandam' (Teens rule) circa 1965. 

DJ Ricardo Macedo had a daily show during 1965, called 'Placard Bandeirantes do Sucesso' at Radio Bandeirantes. On Mondays & Tuesdays from 9:30 to 10:00 AM Ricardo Macedo showed the 10 best selling extended-plays (5 on Monday & 5 on Tuesday); on Wednesdays and Thursdays Macedo presented the 10 best selling albums; on Friday & Saturdays he showed the 10 best selling singles. On Sundays, Ricardo Macedo had a 2-hour show starting at 10:00 AM up to mid-day where he played the 25 best selling singles of the week.

At Radio Tupi, that had been 'modernized and revolutionized' by Helio Ribeiro, there was a 1 hour show from 9:00 to 10:00 where Uruguayan DJ Alberto Moravi presented the best European pop music there was. Alberto Moravi had an espetacular collection of 45 rpms imported from various European countries and played them at his show. Moravi hardly spoke Portuguese so the Brazilian Speakers Union entered with a petition at the Ministry of Communications (whatever its name was then) to have a ban imposed on him. The ban came and Alberto Moravi's show which was the best thing possible for the fans of rock & pop music was axed for ever.

By August 1965Helio Ribeiro had already left Radio Tupi and went to Radio Panamericana to do his revolution there too.

The article on the right about the popularity of Luiz Vieira, is written by Mario Julio, Revista do Radio's man in São Paulo.

Here is the list of the 19 different radio stations in Rio de Janeiro in 1965.

550    Radio Eldorado
590    Radio Relógio
680    Radio Copacabana
720    Radio Carioca
800    Radio Ministério da Educação
860    Radio Mundial
900    Radio Tamoio
940    Radio Jornal do Brasil
980    Radio Nacional

1.030 Radio Continental
1.060 Radio Metropolitana
1.130 Radio Mauá
1.180 Radio Globo
1.220 Radio Mayrink Veiga
1.280 Radio Tupi
1.320 Radio Rio de Janeiro
1.360 Radio Guanabara
1.400 Radio Roquette Pinto
1.430 Radio Vera Cruz

São Paulo radio stations circa 1965

620    Radio Panamericana
670    Radio Excelsior
700    Radio Eldorado
780    Radio Marconi
840    Radio Bandeirantes
890    Radio Gazeta
960    Radio Difusora

1.000 Radio Record
1.040 Radio Tupi
1.100 Radio Nacional
1.200 Radio Piratininga
1.300 Radio São Paulo
1.380 Radio Industrial Paulista
1.410 Radio America
1.600 Radio Nove de Julho

Radio Cometa
Radio Santo Amaro

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