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> I'm guessing this might be
> the show:
> 
> http://annarborchronicle.com/2008/11/09/a-golden-age-of-jazz-revisited/
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> A Golden Age
> of Jazz Revisited
> BY HAZEN SCHUMACHER
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k5MZ4XD_AIc
> 
> Used to listen 'until I
> went out and bought the records that I liked.'
> 
> 
> Gene
> 












--- On Sun, 5/25/14, eugene hayhoe <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> From: eugene hayhoe <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Fw: Re: [ARSCLIST] Public radio was Re: Future of CDs
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Date: Sunday, May 25, 2014, 12:25 PM
> 
> > I'm guessing this might be
> > the show:
> > 
> > http://annarborchronicle.com/2008/11/09/a-golden-age-of-jazz-revisited/
> > 
> > 
> > A Golden Age
> > of Jazz Revisited
> > BY HAZEN SCHUMACHER
> > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k5MZ4XD_AIc
> > 
> > Used to listen 'until I
> > went out and bought the records that I liked.'
> > 
> > 
> > Gene
> > 
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> --- On Sun, 5/25/14, eugene hayhoe <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
> 
> > From: eugene hayhoe <[log in to unmask]>
> > Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Public radio was Re: Future of
> CDs
> > To: [log in to unmask]
> > Date: Sunday, May 25, 2014, 9:09 AM
> > " I wish I could
> > recall the name of that came
> > > from one
> > of the public radio networks and, each week, featured
> > vintage jazz
> > > and big band recordings -
> > I recall one whole episode was just devoted to
> > > V-Discs"
> > 
> > 
> > --------------------------------------------
> > On Sun, 5/25/14, Frank Strauss <[log in to unmask]>
> > wrote:
> > 
> >  Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST]
> > Public radio was Re: Future of CDs
> >  To: [log in to unmask]
> >  Date: Sunday, May 25, 2014, 12:15 AM
> >  
> >  I also like the ability
> >  to change genre of music with SiriusXM. The
> > OTR
> >  station definitely isn't
> > particularly
> >  enlightened, but given good
> > fortune
> >  in the
> >  luck of the
> > programming draw, it can sure help a long car
> >  trip be
> >  more enjoyable.  I
> > force my wife to
> >  negotiate with them every
> > year to get a
> >  better rate.  She out did
> > herself this
> >  year-the full version for both
> > of
> >  our cars
> >  for $100 a
> > year each. I used to give more than that to the
> >  local
> >  FM Classical NPR
> > station.  I went
> >  over and manned a phone
> > during pledge
> >  time.  Now it seems like
> > almost every week
> >  they take away the music
> > so they
> >  can have a
> >  fund
> > raising event.  No doubt they are doing a Memorial
> Day
> >  fund
> >  raiser.  They do
> > Mother's Day and
> >  Valentine's Day
> > and Christmas and
> >  Thanksgiving, and God
> > knows what else.  The
> >  scripted repetitive
> > nonsense
> >  they broadcast
> > 
> > during these events makes one assume they think we are
> >  all
> >  morons.  If you added up
> > all the
> >  regular full Monty fund drives,
> > the
> >  special
> >  event fund
> > drives and the 10 second commercials, there is
> >  far more
> >  down time, with
> > little or no music,
> >  than any of the
> > commercial stations.
> >  Both of
> >  the local NPR stations make you listen to 20
> > seconds of
> >  commercial
> > 
> > every time you tune in the
> >  streaming
> > version.   I often wondered if the
> >  FM
> >  stations couldn't let me pay an
> >  annual fee, and then allow me to listen
> >  without the fundraising drivel.  Maybe
> >  something that accesses the extra
> >  band
> >  width, like their
> > service for the visually impaired.  I
> >  have
> > also
> >  wished that they would spend less
> >  money on their syndicated programming,
> >  and
> >  just play classical
> > music, maybe from their own library,
> >  like
> > they used
> >  to. Interesting to note that
> >  Robert Aubry Davis, one of the XM Sirius
> >  Symphony Hall announcers, used to be at our
> >  local station in upstate New
> > 
> > York. I am very
> >  pessimistic about the
> > future of classical FM in my area,
> >  and I
> > guess I wouldn't miss them much. 
> >  Too
> > bad.
> >  
> >  
> > 
> > On
> >  Sat, May 24, 2014 at 11:13 PM, Randy A.
> > Riddle <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
> >  
> >  > I listened to public
> >  radio for many years.  I think what happened
> > was that
> >  > it lost track of its original
> > vision to
> >  educate.
> >  >
> >  > The
> >  public radio
> > stations in my area are basically running many
> >  of the same
> >  > talk or
> > music series that
> >  have been around since
> > the 1980s.  There doesn't
> >  > seem to
> > be anything there I've not
> >  heard before
> > or seen around the
> >  >
> > 
> > Internet.
> >  >
> >  > For
> > me,
> >  public radio was at its best in the
> > 1970s when it acted as a
> >  kind
> >  > of curator for the best or most
> >  interesting in what was happening in
> >  >
> >  serious music or the
> > arts.  It was the place you would turn
> >  to
> > to hear new
> >  > classical works or new
> >  recordings of classical music, experiments in
> > radio
> >  > drama, or what was happening in
> > music
> >  scholarship.
> >  >
> >  > A
> >  good example is a
> > weekly show I wish I could recall the name
> > 
> > of that came
> >  > from one of the public
> >  radio networks and, each week, featured
> > vintage jazz
> >  > and big band recordings -
> > I recall one
> >  whole episode was just devoted
> > to
> >  >
> >  V-Discs.
> >  >
> >  > At other
> >  times, my local public radio stations featured
> > regular
> >  broadcasts
> >  > of
> > classic Old Time Radio -
> >  Suspense, the
> > Great Gildersleeve, Jack Benny
> >  > and
> > other programs.
> >  >
> >  >
> > Sure, much of this
> >  material is available
> > now on the Internet or satellite
> >  > radio
> > stations.  Public radio could find
> >  its
> > voice again by being a curator
> >  > and
> >  gateway into what's worth my time, rather
> > than being
> >  either background
> >  > classical Muzak for a
> > 
> > day at the office or offering the "comfort
> > food"
> >  of
> >  >
> > "Prairie Home
> >  Companion". 
> > It's just stale.
> >  >
> > 
> > > I like Sirius XM
> >  because it allows me
> > to sample genres of music that I
> >  >
> > don't know much about or listen deeper
> > 
> > into a genre catalogue to figure out
> > 
> > >
> >  what I might like or not like - the
> > same thing that public
> >  and college
> >  > radio used to do for me
> > 
> > many years ago.
> >  >
> > 
> > >
> >  The OTR channel is a little
> > conservative for my taste,
> >  repeating many
> > of
> >  > the same "war
> > 
> > horses" that I've heard many times before, but
> > at
> >  least it's
> >  >
> > something.
> >  >
> >  >
> > Randy
> >  >
> >  >
> >  --
> >  
> >  Frank B
> > Strauss, DMD
> >