RE: Mayor Wu on "Notorious In The Morning", B87.7 FM

Dave Doherty
Tue Jan 18 21:01:27 EST 2022

No comment on the politicos and the pirates...

Music licensing:

> I can't get them to return my phone calls.

Try the Radio Music License Committee. They're the one-stop-shop for all of

Do it soon. There's a Jan 31 deadline for dealing with GMR, the one you
DIDN'T mention. They are by far the most aggressive and difficult to deal


Dave Doherty
Skywaves LLC
PO Box 11382
Bainbridge Island, WA
201-248-5620 (cell & text)

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<> On Behalf Of Rob
Sent: Saturday, January 15, 2022 2:21 PM
To: Shawn Mamros <>
Cc: Dennis D <>; (newsgroup) Boston-Radio-Interest
Subject: Re: Mayor Wu on "Notorious In The Morning", B87.7 FM

On Sat, 15 Jan 2022, Shawn Mamros wrote:

> I'm sure if an MBA member station were to ask Mayor Wu to appear on an 
> appropriate news or public affairs program, she would be willing to do so.
> It probably says more about the current state of programming on those 
> stations if none of them are reaching out to her for that.

It says more about the degree to which Federal law is respected, I think. 
Mayors openly ignore unlicensed radio operations, just as whole states
legalize marijuana in despite of Federal law.

> You do raise a good point about whether ASCAP/BMI/SESAC are aware of them.
> Nothing stopping you from asking the music licensing agencies that 
> question if you want.

I have been trying to notify all three companies since the beginning of
December that our company has acquired WFRD from Dartmough College. I can't
get them to return my phone calls.


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