Broadcast Pioneer Hall of Famer, DJ T. Morgan, will be selling and signing copies of his autobiography, Confessions of a Teenage Disc Jockey, at Vinyl Revival on Small Business Saturday, November 25th, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Since first being on the air at age 15 on WICK in Scranton, PA, T. Morgan has worked on air at WYSP Philadelphia, WWSW-AM / WPEZ-FM Pittsburgh (Station Manager), WMMR Philadelphia (Program Director, Air Personality), WIBG Philadelphia (Program Director, Air Personality), WDAS-FM (Program Director, Music Director, Air Personality), WIFI-FM Philadelphia (Music Director, Air Personality) and WMGK in Philadelphia.
In August of 1967, T. Morgan launched Philadelphia’s first album oriented station at WIFI-FM. In all but the WWSW / WPEZ stints he also served as an on air talent in the Philadelphia area. During the over 40 years of broadcasting, T. Morgan has won numerous awards for his management and on air skills as well as his creative use of radio.
Besides his radio experience, the LaSalle University graduate has produced several albums for such record companies as United Artists, Polydor and was on-staff at Arista Records serving under the famous music mogul Clive Davis for two years. One of the albums he produced by Thunder & Roses called KING OF THE BLACK SUNRISE was selected as one of the Top 50 albums ever produced in Philadelphia by Philadelphia Weekly.
T. Morgan also produced many of the award winning live radio broadcasts heard on WMMR. Because of his vast knowledge of music, he has been asked to write and research many specials for radio and television. The most noteworthy was the award winning documentary aired on CBS nationally called THE SOUND OF PHILADELPHIA. He also co-hosted (along with the legendary Hy Lit) the TV show called I LOVE MUSIC that ran for two years.
Over his many years of experience, T. Morgan has collected numerous first-hand experiences with not only rock stars, but a variety of very interesting people. Confessions of a Teenage Disc Jockey is a rare glimpse at what goes on behind the scenes in Radio, the Record Industry and Television. You will find out how radio stations format themselves and why. Get an inside look at some of the other personalities that were (and still are) major players in rock radio and how radio has changed over the years. These many stories are related with great insight and humor. It is a true history of the industry as well as a look at its current state.
Considered by many to be the father of Classic Rock in Philadelphia, T. is now sharing his story of personally pioneering rock music radio and the stories that unfolded on the other end of the mic, personally and professionally. Like he’s done throughout his career, T. Morgan’s book will inspire and entertain generations of rock enthusiasts!