Gordon Solie Memoirs Now Available For Kindle Readers
Prophetic and revealing personal short stories and prose penned by the world reknown television/radio announcer, Gordon Solie.
Atlanta, Georiga (I-Newswire) March 9, 2011 - “Writings by Gordon Solie,” a selection of personal short stories and prose penned by the legendary broadcaster has now been introduced on the Amazon Kindle Store.
Gordon Solie demonstrated his mastery of words as an award winning broadcaster in both radio and television in addition to stellar performances at live sporting events. Hailed as the greatest commentator during the "Golden Age of Wrestling," and the best ever by many, Solie wooed millions of television viewers with his unique vocabulary and eloquent play-by-play coverage.
Along with his prowess at the microphone, Solie was an accomplished journalist, constantly writing newspaper columns, promotional pieces for auto racing and wrestling along with bios for famous athletes.
"Writings by Gordon Solie” spans topics such as: stories from the road when he traveled with a dare-devil thrill show; divorce; his involvement with stock car racing; his experiences with professional wrestling that led to his induction into the WWE, WCW and NWA Hall of Fame; a robbery in a parking lot; death, lines on human faces; aging; victory; champions; hope and a plethora of other subjects.
In the 1970s, Solie wrote "One Week from Rome" which depicts how America can be destroyed from within. Later, Solie penned "A Fairy Tale" which parallels the demise of America's most prominent wrestling promotions.
During the late 1960s and early 1970s, Gordon Solie became a regional icon as host of Florida's number one television program, "Championship Wrestling from Florida (CWF)," a show which was syndicated in markets up and down the US Eastern seaboard. By the late 1970s, Gordon Solie was seen worldwide via satellite as host of the top rated show on WTBS, "Georgia Championship Wrestling (GCW)." In the early 1980s, Gordon Solie had an estimated viewing audience of over twelve million viewers a week including the Florida and Georgia programs.
Along the way, Solie crossed paths with some of the greatest legends to ever grace the mats, athletes like Lou Thesz, Gorgeous George; Buddy Rogers; Bruno Sammartino; Hulk Hogan; Ric Flair; Antonio Rocca; Freddie Blassie; El Santo; Terry and Dory Funk; Dusty Rhodes; Andre the Giant; Verne Gagne; Ted DiBiase; Jerry Lawler; Antonio Inoki; Giant Baba; Roddy Piper; Bob Backlund; Johnny Valentine; Harley Race; Jack Brisco; Sting; Jushin Liger; Mick Foley; "Macho Man" Randy Savage and countless others.
Known as an innovative man, Gordon Solie was the first to bring a Grand National NASCAR race to Tampa, the first to bring Figure-8 racing to Florida, the first wrestling announcer to be seen worldwide, the first non-wrestler to do the "Hotseat Interview" and the first non-wrestler inducted into the WCW Hall of Fame.
Dubbed by "Entertainment Tonight" as the "Walter Cronkite of Wrestling" and as "The Dean of Professional Wrestling Announcers" by the industry, Solie earned a spot among
America's elite broadcasters.
More information about Solie’s personal writings can be found at the Amazon Kindle Store.
About Gordon Solie Enterprises, Inc.
Gordon Solie Enterprises, Inc. (GSE), the originator of www.soliesports.com, began in 1963 under the More.. name "Suncoast Speedways, Inc." as a vehicle to promote stock car racing at Florida tracks in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Bradenton. The first two major events booked by the founder, Gordon Solie, were NASCAR Midget Sprint car racing and USAC Sprint car competition at Golden Gate Speedway in Tampa and Sunshine Speedway in St. Petersburg.
During the 1980s, GSE booked wrestling entertainment to Florida fairs such as the Strawberry Festival and Brevard County. GSE also contracted with Dusty Woods Entertainment, Inc. for the production of the legendary video, World Pro Wrestling From Japan featuring stars Jimmy Snuka, Antonio Inoki, Dick Murdoch, Chris Adams, Tatsumi Fujinami and more.
Almost a decade after the passing of Gordon Solie, the company has branched out into the world of eBook publishing with the digital version of Gordon Solie…Something Left Behind. For further information, please contact us at 770-634-1528 or firstname.lastname@example.orgLess..
Gordon Solie Enterprises, Inc.
6200 Bethel Road Murrayville, Georgia
Phone : 770-634-1528
Published On:March 9, 2011
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