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Roadrunner, roadrunner
Going faster miles an hour
Gonna drive past the Stop 'n' Shop
With the radio on

--"Roadrunner" (1976)

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Radio is the wireless transmission of signals through free space by electromagnetic radiation of a frequency significantly below that of visible light. The technology allows for the transmission of sound. As such, radio is a broadcasting mass medium which enjoyed its greatest popularity from the 1920s until the 1950s, when it was displaced by television, see radio programming.

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