I think if I was 10-20 years older I might share the same disdain that is common for cheesy 70s pop. Especially if I played them as currents on the radio I might have perma burn that even decades of no radio play couldn’t cure.
Instead for myself hearing songs like the first two you mentioned are like metaphysical experiences to me. They bring…[Read more]
I am glad you mentioned “In The Air Tonight”. I forgot to mention it on the Facebook thread and it is the epitome of a song I can’t stand listening to
It must still test well because I monitor a lot of stations in different markets and I still hear it all the time. From the second I hear that haunting yet over familiar intro I think “Oh Lord”,…[Read more]
The 70s are my overall favorite decade for music. Probably because it’s when I discovered music and developed a lifetime love for it. Also, objectively I think a lot of 70s music was excellent.
“Hotel California” is probably the only 70s song I feel a genuine hate for (compared to several 80s hits, mostly the ones mentioned). The hate is…[Read more]
Considering AC is a market leading format in so many places it’s strange how much resistance there is to flipping stations to the format. I’m not surprised Iheart was the company to take a DFW station AC considering they have several powerhouse ACs in large sunbelt markets such as KODA/Houston, KOST/Los Angeles, KESZ/Phoenix and KSNE/Las…[Read more]