In 1983, Madonna was just a girl knocking on doors and trying to get her song “Holiday” played on the radio. She was so desperate, she’d even make the trip out to Secaucus, NJ, where the new radio station Z100 had just elbowed its way to No. 1 in a crowded Big Apple market.

“One day our music director came in and said, ‘There’s a lady out front who won’t go away. She comes every Tuesday and she insists we have to play her record,’ ” recalls Scott Shannon in the new documentary “Worst to First: The True Story of Z100 New York.”

Shannon, who was the program director and host of the “Morning Zoo” show, said the track was popular in the clubs but hadn’t yet hit the airwaves. Still, he said he’d play it if she stopped calling on them.

Full article at NYPost