America's love affair with the microphone has been an ongoing thing. We all remember standing in front of the mirror with a brush and belting out our favorite tunes.
The annals of 1950's America tells of how Orson Welles caused a panic in America with his radio broadcast of War of The Worlds. I had a friend when I was younger who wanted to be a radio DJ she would tape her voice on her tape recorder imitating Boston DJ's.
Now I find instead of listening to the top 25 countdown on the radio, or listen to my favorite 'soca' tunes on CD I listen to WEEI sorts radio in Boston.
Yeah I know I am not your typical gal!
Now we have shock jocks like Howard Stearn, GOP right wingers like Rush Limbaugh, all names the casual person may know. America listens and is captivated by these voices.
Here is a list of my top ten nominees for the Golden Microphone Award. This award is in tribute to broadcasters who are top notch personalities in their field..