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Brad's Beat: 60 Years of Hits
By Brad Douglas
CARTERVILLE, MO.--- Jean Bennett left for Las Vegas in the 1950's. She helped manage several musical acts, and the most popular was the group the Platters. They sang such popular songs as "Only You" and the "Great Pretender." Her job was to help get the groups on the radio, and sweet talking the disc jockeys to play the records. She says music and radio has changed so much over the years.
"You don't have disc jockeys that much anymore. They were the hottest. They were more popular than some of the artists. You always hit for the stations that had the top jock," said Jean Bennett, Former Vegas Agent.
Bennett has written a book called "Sixty Years of Hits" that's available on Amazon.