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Re: Commercials 103.3

On Sun, 29 Sep 2002 04:22:15 -0700 (PDT) Bob Nelson
<raccoonradio@yahoo.com> writes:
> As a music and radio lover, I get disgusted when I
> tune in a station and am bombarded with long
> commercial breaks. Sure, they "pay the bills" but
> sometimes it gets ridiculous. I was listening to
> Oldies 103.3's Thu. Night Countdown, and it seemed
> like they played 3 songs, maybe 4, followed by a long
> commercial break (you could tune out, then tune in 5
> minutes later and find you didn't miss any songs).
> That kept repeating. In the space of 45 minutes, 
> I think about 6 or 7 songs were played. 
> If each song was no longer than 3 minutes (and that
> did seem to be the case; the version of "Light My
> Fire" that was played was the SHORT version), you have
> about 21 minutes of music and 24 minutes of
> commercials. If there were truth in advertising,
> shouldn't they call themselves what they mostly
> feature? "Commercials 103.3". We now interrupt these
> spots for a brief song, then more of your favorite
> ads... (Jingle..."Commercials 103.3....W-O-D-S,
> Boston!">

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