Retiring the term 'oldies'

Thu Nov 6 20:52:41 EST 2003

Gary Ford wrote:
>How about Roy Orbison's "You've Got It" on Oldies stations.  That was put 
>out in 1989.

By any definition Roy is an oldies artist, I think that's about all he ever 
charted after 1966 or so.  It's like "Burning Love" by Elvis...oldies 
stations were playing that one 20 years ago since he was a core artist even 
though it was a bit new for the format (back then).  A little different 
situation with Elton John, who's considered more of an AC act these days.

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