Project Description

K-FEM. (Radio Format). K-FEM plays female artists only. ‘Bringing Estrogen to Radio’, also plays duets on one half hour and songs about women (Help me Rhonda, Eleanor Rigby, etc.) on the other half hour.


Puttin’ the Estrogen into FM Radio
From Janis to Alanis – From Aretha to Mariah
(Note: can also use call letters: (WFEM, KEVE (WEVE), KHER (WHER), KSHE (WSHE), KGAL (WGAL), KXY (WXY) if the format were to be syndicated).
Radio format which is dedicated to Women.

All the songs are performed by women, with the exceptions of:
– The first song after the hour is a duet by a female artist and a male artist.

Gwyneth Paltrow/BabyFace: Just My Imaginiation
Olivia Newton-John/Cliff Richard: Suddenly
Amy Grant/Peter Cetera: Next Time I Fall in Love
Linda Ronstadt/Aaron Neville: I don’t know much
Teri De Sario & KC: Yes, I’m Ready
Olivia Newton John & John Travolta: You’re the one that I need
Ronie Spector/Eddie Money: Take Me Home Tonight
Alison Krauss/John Waite: Missing You
Natalie Cole/Nat King Cole: Unforgettable
Lisa Stansfield/Barry White: Never Gonna Give U Up
KiKi Dee/Elton John: Don’t Go Breakin My Heart

The second exception occurs on the first song after the half hour where the song
Will be a song about a woman by a male/male group. Examples are:

The Beach Boys: Help Me Rhonda
Steely Dan: Peg
Rolling Stones: Angie
Beatles: Michelle, my Belle
Edwin Collins: A Girl Like You
Jackson Brown: Linda Paloma
Creedence: Susie Q
Elvis Costello: Allison
CSNY: Suite: Judy Blue Eyes
Commitments: Mustang Sally
Buffalo Springfield: Rock & Roll Woman
Four Tops: Bernadette
Van Morrison: Gloria
Van Morrison: Brown Eyed Girl
Roy Orbison: Pretty Woman
Temptations: My Girl
Rolling Stones: Ruby Tuesday
Seals & Crofts: Diamond Girl
Simon & Garfunkel: Cecilia
Rod Stewart: Maggie May

Also, once an hour an ‘anthem would be played, and the 10th caller (or 20th caller)
to call in and correctly identify the Artist and Song Title would win a prize.
Prizes would generally be concert tickets to a show by a female artist.

Anthems would be songs like:
Chaka Khan: I’m Every Woman
Whitney Houston: I’m Every Woman
Cyndi Lauper: Girls, Just Wanna Have Fun
Oleta Adams (& Tears for Fears): Woman in Chains
Aretha: Respect
Aretha: Natural Woman
Carol King: Natural Woman
Gloria Gaynor: I will Survive
Mary Chapin Carpenter: He Thinks He’ll Keep Her

Additionally – All the Disc Jockeys will be female and Woman Musicians and Woman Celebrities will be encouraged to stop by and play disc jockey for an hour or two.


Documentation of Registration

Registrant: Joe McCormick

Author: Joe McCormick

Registration Number: 1822999