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Re: Public Radio New Year's Eve

On Mon, 1 Jan 2001 13:36:05 -0500 Larry Weil <kc1ih@mediaone.net> writes:
> I did some listening around the 88-92 band just before midnight on 
> New Years Eve, while driving home from work.   While WGBH did pick 
> up 
> the NPR live New Years Eve all night jazz show, I was disappointed 
> that the majority of the stations just stuck to their normal Sunday 
> evening programs, airing either public service or classical music 
> programming.
> Don't get me wrong, I'm a strong supporter of public radio.  But I'm 
> disappointed that more stations didn't break format and air some 
> programming with a celebratory mood that people would actually want 
> to listen to on New Years Eve.
> It makes one wonder if those making programming decisions at these 
> stations are really depressed, really anal, or just plain lazy, or a 
> combination of the aforementioned.
> -- 

Hey, I wrapped up my shift at midnight with a cut of "Let's party...Linus
and Lucy theme from Peanuts.... of course it was only the :40 seconds I
had between the end of "Soundprint" and beginning of the ID, read under
funders of course...LOL   ;-)

DF (pulling the last shift of the 20th Century on WBUR)
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