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Re: protest at WSM HQ draws sneer from station owner
>Considering that most of Gaylord's businesses (Opryland and its
>hotels, Acuff-Rose Music Publishing, etc.) are related to
>country music, this would seem to be an insult to their prime
You're at least a couple years behind the times. Opryland (the theme park)
is gone - Gaylord replaced it with a shopping mall named Opry Mills.
A friend of mine in Nashville could probably write a book about Gaylord's
mismanagement of their various properties over the last 5-10 years. It's
not a pretty story. But the fact remains that music on AM is a hard sell
these days. It doesn't matter if the technology can or can't deliver on
fidelity - the simple truth is that most people equate AM with news and
talk; for music they turn to FM, if they turn to radio at all.
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