Don Henley on radio
Fri Feb 20 12:34:57 EST 2004
Steve O. writes:
> > "Radio stations used to be local and diverse. Deejays
> programmed their
> > own shows and developed close relationships with artists.
> Today radio
> > stations are centrally programmed by their corporate owners, and
> > airplay is essentially bought rather than earned."
> > - Eagles frontman DON HENLEY in the op-ed page of the
> Washington Post
> What planet has he been on for the past 30+ years? DJs
> haven't programmed their own music since the 60s. Do you
> think Bruce Bradley played what he felt like on WBZ in their
> Top 40 days?
> Just another celebrity pontificating on a subject he clearly
> know very little about.
Exactly. I reckon airplay for Mr. Henley's group and solo albums has
been "essentially bought" over the years, as well.
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