SOME OF us wrote and sang some songs and hopefully influenced a few lives positively along the way.
But Hy Lit changed millions. In an era of AM-dominant radio, he created the FM splendor and inundated it with the European sounds of the Beatles, Stones, Animals and the rest. His feel for the future was Orwellian. Thanks to his AM roots, his antennae always called our attention to the latest Motown magic and New York slick hits.
Hy was my brother-in-law, but it was what he did that made him a giant. There were only three: Alan Freed, Dick Clark and Hy Lit.