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2015 Heavy Hundred Stars Praise for The Right Frequency

March 28, 2015

Several of the top talk radio hosts ranked in the Heavy Hundred by industry bible Talkers Magazine also endorsed The Right Frequency.

Mark Levin, nationally syndicated conservative radio host with Cumulus Media Network ranked #6 on the Talkers list and said: “Fred Lucas not only delineates the roots of talk radio as a venue for communicating conservative political thought in the 1930s and 40s, he explains how it has become, in the 21st century, the life force for the conservative movement and the voice for conservative ideals on the current political landscape. Anyone who loves talk radio will love this book.”

Brent Bozell: The Right Frequency 'Chronicles Conservative Talk Radio Stars Over The Decades, Reminding us how They Kept the American Idea Alive'Mike Gallagher, a nationally syndicated conservative host on the Salem Radio Network, ranked #10 on the Talkers list said: ‘The Right Frequency’ is an insightful, thorough, exciting chronicle of the talk radio story. This is destined to be a classic as it perfectly captures the nature of talk radio in a way no book I’ve ever read ever has.”

Alan Colmes, a nationally syndicated liberal host on Fox News Radio, ranked #21 on the Talkers list, said during an interview with Lucas: “I enjoyed it because I’m in the business and I think you did a really good job in writing about the business including, I notice I’m in there a little bit.”

Phil Valentine, ranked #32, with Westwood One, said, “It’s a great book about conservative talk radio.”

To learn more about these and other top talk radio stars, read The Right Frequency.


#1 Bestselling Radio Book in America: The Right Frequency

June 15, 2014

As of June 14, The Right Frequency is once again the #1 bestselling Radio book in America based on Amazon’s ratings, a distinction it hasn’t held since 2013.

THE RIGHT FREQUENCY CoverThe book also returned to the top 10 bestsellers for Amazon’s Public Affairs and Administration books and in the top 20 for Media Studies.

In each of these categories – that cover 100 books each — The Right Frequency is beating books by Wendy Williams, a book about National Public Radio and a book on Rush Limbaugh, and books by Jesse Ventura and Michelle Malkin.

The Top 10 for Radio Books are:

1. The Right Frequency by Fred V. Lucas

2. Attempting Norman by Marc Moran

3. Laughs, Luck and Lucy by Jesse Openheimer

4. Attempting Norman (Enhanced Edition) by Marc Moran

5. How to Start and Build a Six Figure Voice Over Business by Bill DeWees

6. Wendy’s Got the Heat by Wendy Williams

7. I Love the Illusionby Charles Tranberg

8. All I Did Was Ask by Terry Gross

9.Fibber McGee & Molly on the Air by Clair Schulz

10. Records Truly is My Middle Name by John Records Landecker

Click here to read The Right Frequency.

Top 10 Again! Right Frequency Climbs Amazon List

September 7, 2013

The Right Frequency on Friday hit the #6 spot on Amazon’s History & Criticism category.

The book was also #25 in the overall radio category.

This makes four consecutive months that The Right Frequency has been on an Amazon bestseller list.

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One Year After Release, The Right Frequency a Bestselling Radio Book

September 1, 2013

One year after its release, The Right Frequency stands strong on Amazon.

The Right Frequency, released in August 2012, reached the Top 20 over the past week on Amazon’s Radio History & Criticism category for Kindle books. This book reached the top 10 on Friday, Aug. 30. The Right Frequency also returned to the bestseller list in Amazon’s Radio category.

The Right Frequency paperback edition also returned to the bestseller list for Amazon’s History & Criticism category.

The book, that chronicles the history of talk radio from the days of Walter Winchell through Rush Limbaugh, has been an Amazon bestseller for four consecutive months.

Click here to order a copy of The Right Frequency.

Talk Radio Book Climbs to Number One: “The Right Frequency” Powers Up

May 16, 2013

The Right Frequency: The Story of the Talk Giants Who Shook Up the Political and Media Establishment  by Fred V. Lucas hit Amazon’s best seller list. It entered the golden circle for two categories: Radio and  Public Administration

Standing alone atop, at Number One, above such classics as the audio of the award winning  Les Miserables, It is at the very pinnacle in the Radio category

Powered by the widening scandals with Benghazi and the Internal Revenue Service, interest in public commentary has turned attention to The Right Frequency pushing it far beyond such books as Former President Bill Clinton’s Back to Work in the Public Administration category..

Written by White House correspondent Fred V. Lucas, The Right frequency, is a study of the personalities that comprise the conservative radio world from its earliest days with  Walter Winchell speaking to  everyone including “everyone on the ships at sea,”  to the modern voices of Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, Mark Lavin and others who bring excitement to the day.

The Right Frequency by Fred V. Lucas 9781933909172 was published by History Publishing Company LLC and is currently available at Barnes and Noble, Books a Million, and

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The Right Frequency Hits #1 on Bestseller List

May 12, 2013

The Right Frequency: The Story of the Talk Radio Giants Who Shook Up the Political and Media Establishment is a Number 1 Amazon Bestseller for books on Radio

The book hit the top spot on the Amazon list on Sunday, May 12. All Amazon lists are updated hourly.

The Right Frequency is also ranked number 2 on the Amazon Bestseller list for books on Public Affairs & Administration.

The Right Frequency chronicles the roots of talk radio and how it transformed American politics and became the driving force of the conservative movement.

The book beats out books about Rush Limbaugh, Lucille Ball, Larry King, Paul Harvey and Coakie Roberts about National Public Radio that are also on the Amazon Radio History & Criticism list.

Below are some reviews for The Right Frequency.

“As history, this is an excellent book, well worth reading.” – Bookvue
“Lucas’s love and knowledge of talk radio is evident and will appeal to any fan of the medium.” – Publisher’s Weekly

“Lucas’ book reads more like an objective study, scribed with footnotes leading to sources which demonstrate what he says is based in fact, not speculation or opinion. … This is an easy read with a wealth of amusing knowledge and history.” –

“This is the book that explains the history of talk radio (it goes back further than you think) and explains how it got to be the lifeline to so many millions of Americans. If you’re interested in the personalities, the history and the impact of talk radio, Fred Lucas has the story.” – The American Spectator

“Lucas delivers a book that is sure to please both conservatives and fans of talk radio. ‘The Right Frequency’ successfully captures the spirit of conservative talk radio and leaves the reader both well informed and entertained.” – Townhall

“This remarkable and compelling look at the history of talk radio shows the power of the marketplace and the dangers of the free-speech squelching ‘fairness doctrine.’ – The Blaze

“Author Fred Lucas chronicles conservative talk-radio stars over the decades, reminding us how they kept the American idea alive.” – L. Brent Bozell III; president, Media Research Center

‘This is destined to be a classic as it perfectly captures the nature of talk radio in a way no book I’ve ever read ever has.” – Mike Gallagher, nationally syndicated talk radio host

“”Anyone who loves talk radio will love this book.” – Mark Levin, nationally syndicated talk radio wrote bestselling author