WODS & WROR Flip To All Christmas
A. Joseph Ross
Thu Nov 15 00:21:32 EST 2007
On 14 Nov 2007 at 13:43, John Francini wrote:
> Can it not be argued that "oldies" is a moving target? When I was
> growing up, yes, "oldies" were indeed from the 50s and 60s during the
> 70s and 80s. However, now that we're in the 00s, wouldn't "oldies"
> translate to 70s and 80s -- i.e., no more than 30 years ago?
> In other words, "oldies" are a moving window into the past. Or at
> least that's how it has seemed to me over the past 30-something years
> of radio listening.
Unfortunately this is so, and it's a generational thing. My parents'
"oldies" station was "Music of Your Life." But now, it's another
generation, oldies are too new for some of us, and adult standards
stations are where we hear the 1950s and early 60s oldies.
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