About Magnificent Montague shim
Born in New Jersey in 1928, Magnificent Montague built a reputation for a fierce, unpredictable style of broadcasting that was enthralling and perfectly in synch with the soul music of his day.
Moving from Houston to Chicago to San Francisco to New York (to Chicago again) to Los Angeles, he personified independent radio of the '50s and '60s. Leaving day-to-day broadcasting in the early 1970s, he became a successful radio consultant and built his own station in Palm Springs in the '80s. shim
He has spent the past decade cataloging his massive, 6,000-piece collection of African American memorabilia. shim
Montague and his wife of 48 years, Rose, are the parents of a son, Martin. They live in Las Vegas. shim
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    Prologue to "Burn, Baby! Burn!" (.pdf)
    Chapter-by-chapter summary
    Testimonials about Montague and his book

    Montague's new interview on NPR
    Montague's theme song
    Montague's 1963 chat with Sam Cooke
    Montague introduces Wilson Pickett in 1965

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    Bob Baker

    "Burn, Baby! Burn!" from Amazon
    Direct from publisher

    Share your favorite Montague memory
    Contact the authors

    Sites about soul music, radio, and black history

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