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MUSIC, POP

70s on 7 pays tribute to radio legend Casey Kasem with an American Top 40 marathon

June 15, 2014

To honor Casey’s life, SiriusXM 70s on 7 is airing a marathon of his American Top 40 countdowns with a selection from each year of the decade. The tribute will air until 9:30 am ET.

Kamal Amin “Casey” Kasem, born on April 27, 1932. He was called “the most recognized voice of his generation” and pioneered the music chart countdown concept in 1970. The companion to millions of weekend listeners on American Top 40, Casey is immortalized by the Radio Hall of Fame, Hollywood Walk of Fame (6931 Hollywood Blvd), The Radio Music Awards ‘Radio Icon’ Award, and prestigious Billboard® Lifetime Achievement award.