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‘Wake-a-thon’ put KPOI, deejay Rounds on the map

  • STAR-ADVERTISER / 1959
    Rock 'n' roll station KPOI welcomed new deejay Tom Rounds with a record-breaking wakefulness stunt in 1959 -- 203 hours, 44 minutes and 40 seconds.
  • STAR-ADVERTISER / 1959
    Tom Rounds, newly hired from New York, set a world record in 1959 at KPOI for wakefulness. It was one of many pranks and PR stunts cooked up at the radio station.

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