As the NYT piece discusses, commercial music radio has got to come up with something to counteract the impact of satellite, which, like NPR, acquaints listeners with the idea that commercial interruptions suck. So I’d say this is worth a try, much as I loathe Clear Channel. And gotta say I’m also pleased with the format change to Lone Star 92.5. Sorry, Nancy, but even Fingers of Fury likes it. Why not? Sez the NYT:
An average hour will include the likes of Lynyrd Skynyrd, Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash and Drive-By Truckers.
This morning on my treadmill (as opposed to the one here) I heard ZZ Top, Bruce Springsteen, Marshall Tucker Band and the Stones without spot ads. Now if Redbeard and crew can just remember to include the great black blues and R&B artists normally ignored under the old Classic Rock format, I can have a station that eases the pain of spotty jazz reception on 88.1.