satellite radio in a restaurant

A. Joseph Ross
Wed Oct 13 01:14:13 EDT 2004

On 12 Oct 2004 at 10:08, Bob Nelson wrote:

> I don't have satellite radio but this is the first time I've heard it and
> it's interesting that it's being used as background music for a restaurant
> ( opposed to a local country station-- desired because there are no
> ads?) I assume they pay royalties (as part of a fee) to ASCAP, BMI, and
> SESAC (country song licenser). 

A couple of months ago I heard a rather good oldies program on the PA at the Brookline 
Trader Joe's.  I asked what station they were listening to, and they told me that it was a 
satellite channel.  I didn't find out whether it was XM or Sirius. 

A. Joseph Ross, J.D.                           617.367.0468
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