WODS & WROR Flip To All Christmas

Howard Glazer hmglaz@worldnet.att.net
Thu Nov 15 01:05:01 EST 2007

----- Original Message -----
From: A. Joseph Ross <joe@attorneyross.com>
To: <markwa1ion@aol.com>; John Francini <francini@mac.com>
Cc: <boston-radio-interest@rolinin.bostonradio.org>
Sent: Thursday, November 15, 2007 12:21 AM
Subject: Re: WODS & WROR Flip To All Christmas

> 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.

Or satellite, or HD. (Listening to "V-A-C-A-T-I-O-N" on WDRC-FM HD-2 right
now ...)


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