Does WMJX pay Dunkin Donuts to have station on?

Roger Kirk
Fri May 6 18:01:57 EDT 2011

Who was it that said "If it's too loud, you're too old?"

On 5/6/2011 1:17 PM, Jim Hall wrote:
> Amen to that! I shop at Hannaford's and the music level (and screechy
> teenage voices on the PA) make shopping very unpleasant sometimes. I was
> once in the Crate&  Barrel at Burlington Mall and the music (smooth jazz)
> was deafening. It was so bad I wrote a letter complaining to the
> company...for which....they added me to their mail-order catalog list! :) It
> was so loud the cashier and I were nearly reduced to hand signals when I was
> checking out. I can't imagine working there.
> -When did music in stores become foreground instead of background?  I
> remember that Muzak said that if you notice the -music when entering a
> store, it was too loud.  The music was meant to be calming and friendly, and
> not noticed.
> -Now it seems it's party time at the supermarket and restaurants where the
> music (usually some annoying mix of too-poppy -or too-loud rock) is so loud
> it's distracting.
> -Paul

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