Where Do I Begin? - Elvis Duran

Where Do I Begin?

By Elvis Duran

  • Release Date: 2019-10-01
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 79 Ratings

Description

Elvis Duran, host of one of the nation’s top morning shows and the voice millions of Americans wake up to, shares his wildest stories and hardest-learned lessons all with his trademark heart, honesty, and plenty of humor.

Elvis Duran’s nationally syndicated radio program, Elvis Duran and the Morning Show, is America’s most-listened-to Top 40 morning show and one of the 10 most-listened-to programs in all of radio, heard live by nearly ten million people every morning.

But his success didn’t happen overnight. Elvis spent years navigating the wild world of radio as a DJ for hire, working (and partying) in markets around the country before taking over the morning shift at the legendary Z100 in 1996. Over the last twenty years, he has become one of New York City’s signature voices (Variety calls him “a permanent fixture of the area’s daily commutes”) thanks to his show’s exciting mix of music, new artist discovery, interviews, gossip, and live listener interaction.

Along the way, Elvis has become known not just for his incisive interviews (and occasional feuds) with pop music’s biggest stars, but for the show’s commitment to kindness and positivity and Elvis’s own candor and openness with his audience.

Bold, funny, and totally candid, Where Do I Begin? is sure to be loved by anyone who listens to Elvis live every morning—or anyone who wants to know what really goes on behind the scenes of the pop music machine. It reads like an old friend telling a new story you’ve been dying to hear.

Reviews

  • If you love Elvis you need to read this book

    5
    By Michope
    I’ve listened to Elvis Duran since he first came on Z100 - and after a long hiatus (going to college and then working in NY and never listening to the radio) I moved to NJ and he was right there where I left him. I’ve since spent countless hours listening to the show and getting to know him better and better. Reading his book felt like reading a book one of my best friends wrote. I could hear his voice perfectly and it reminded me of just why I love him so much. The stories are fun, the advice is good, and most importantly I got to spend more time with my friend.
  • Fun & interesting book

    5
    By Frieskl
    Enjoyed Elvis’s book. Great stories & lessons that we can all apply to our daily lives. I’ve listened to the Elvis Duran morning show for 15 years, and enjoyed learning more about the life of my favorite radio host.
  • Can’t stop reading

    5
    By beth10801289
    I’m not completely through but I started just last night and am already half way though. Elvis really keeps your attention and you can really feel like you’re there in all the details he gives. Especially the chapter on 9/11. Really brought you back to that time and how terrible it was and what the morning show did for everyone during that hard time. I am a faithful, daily listener to the morning show and this book gives great background details as to how it got to where it is today. Can’t wait to see where else the book goes!
  • Loved this!

    5
    By J-views
    I can say with confidence that I am one of Elvis Duran's biggest fans. I was eager to purchase this book to find out more about the back stories of one of my BIGGEST idols! This book did not disappoint! For the most part, the book is in chronological order, and takes you throughout his early radio days to his rise as the host of a top 40 radio show in the nation. In between, you hear a bunch of hilarious and endearing stories. Sometimes I felt the stories could have went into more detail, but it was always enough to keep me reading more. The book was just fun. Even educational for anyone who aspires to do radio. Great job, Elvis. You just never seem to disappoint this fan!