Legendary Broadcaster Remembered In Print
A look inside the creative mind of an internationally known announcer reveals a prophetic side of life in and outside the squared circle.
(I-Newswire) May 26, 2010 - (Tampa, FL) – Whether it was Hulk Hogan, Ric Flair, Andre the Giant, Mick Foley, Jack Brisco, the Funk brothers, the Fabulous Freebirds, Ole Anderson, Ted DiBiase, the Road Warriors or Roddy Piper, the man known affectionately as the “Dean” of professional wrestling interviewed them all.
His name was Gordon Solie and he was revered worldwide by wrestlers and fans alike.
For the first time, personal writings by the “Dean” are now available in a new PDF file eBook by Gordon Solie, Robert and Pamela Allyn (Solie’s daughter). The eBook is titled “Gordon Solie…Something Left Behind” and is now available for download as a PDF file on a brand new website at: www.soliesports.com
Husband-and-wife authors, Robert and Pamela Allyn have appeared on numerous radio and television programs, the St. Petersburg Times Reading Festival, National Wrestling Alliance 60th Anniversary Show (Atlanta), “Wrestlemania XXIV” (Orlando) and “Legendsmania” (Atlanta).”
Fans, producers and hosts still want to know more about the man considered to be the best announcer in the history of televised professional wrestling.
• What set Gordon Solie apart from other announcers?
• What was it like for Pam to grow up with a celebrity Dad like Gordon Solie?
• Who were Gordon Solie’s favorite wrestlers when he was announcing matches?
• What type of backstage antics was Gordon Solie involved in?
• Who were some of Gordon Solie’s industry friends away from the ring?
For interview opportunities with Robert and Pamela Allyn, contact Shannon Rose at Eclectic Media Productions at: (813) 960-8412; (813) 389-0801; or firstname.lastname@example.org
Robert and Pamela Allyn describe “Gordon Solie…Something Left Behind” as a scrapbook containing writings by Gordon Solie with around 200 rare photographs from the Gordon Solie Collection woven through the Dean’s written words.
“Dad would be pleased.” relayed Pamela Allyn. “We talked extensively about his writings before he passed away. Many of Dad’s writings are quite prophetic.
“Bob and I have received countless compliments on Dad’s writings and the great photographs in the new eBook now available for download at www.soliesports.com .”
About Robert and Pamela Allyn
The Allyns emerged as credible authors with the launching of "Gordon Solie Something Left Behind” (hardback version) at the 2005 Tampa Wrestling Reunion. The festivities included bookings with over seventy legends from the "squared circle" and led to interviews for the Allyns on Tampa's WTVT-TV and WTSP-TV along with appearances at the WTVT 50th Anniversary Banquet and the St. Petersburg Times Reading Festival.
In 2008, the Allyns made a trip to Orlando where Pamela appeared onstage for the induction of her father by Jim "JR" Ross into the 2008 WWE Hall of Fame.
In August of 2009, "The Solie Chronicles: The Life and Times of Gordon Solie" (Solie’s official biography) was published by Crowbar Press and included writing credits for Robert and Pamela Allyn as well as wrestling historian, Scott Teal.
The positive reception to Solie's biography began a flurry of interviews/appearances/reviews with media such as:
The Fight Show; The Pro Wrestling Report; Bill Apter-Gordon Solie Review; SLAM! Wrestling; Mr. Media (Bob Andelman);Wrestling Epicenter; The Carnage Crew, Roundtable Wrestling Radio, Wrestling at the Purks, The Miami Herald; Channel 13 Personalities; Tampa Bay Online; 57talk.com; Uncensored Wrestling Radio; The Gainesville Times; The Real Side of Wrestling; Trash Talking Radio; Wrestler's Eye View; KLGA News; Charleston Post-Courier; NWA Anarchy; Pro Wrestling Insider; Scripps Howard News Service; Georgia Old School Wrestling; Georgia Wrestling History Radio Network; OWW Radio; Professional Wrestling at About.com; Cloverleaf Wrestling Radio; The Mule Camp Market, The Moonshine Festival, The Dan LeBatard Show; Free Beer and Hot Wings; The Georgia Literary Festival, the Ehlers-Danlos CARES video, Legendsmania, Beyond Ringside, Wrestle Rage Radio and the Mouthpiece of Wrestling (Evan Ginzburg).
In 2010, the Allyns began www.soliesports.com and unveiled the eBook version of “Gordon Solie…Something Left Behind,” a scrapbook format containing writings by Gordon Solie plus 200 photographs.
Robert and Pamela Allyn are represented by Eclectic Media Productions PR Firm and their website is at http://mediaproductions.tv
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Published On:May 26, 2010
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