A station that has more than a handful of tunes on their playlist. I know - I know, research tells management
that too many songs are a tune out but has any operation ever had an expanded playlist? On an oldies station for istance, go back an grab songs that barely cracked the Top 40 list instead of playing only those that made the top 10 over and over and over again. Honestly, weren't those tunes run-into-the-ground first
time around? Country music radio does it too --- George Jones DID have more than two or three hits so
why not play them instead of wearing out the same old songs day in and day out!
Sadly, that's what iPods/mp3 players are for (BTW, I just bought one, welcome to the end of the 20th Century. Can anyone help me get my eight tracks on it?). The "research" shows that people who listen to radio only want to hear "Satisfaction"from the Stones because that's the only one they know. That's the only one they know because radio only plays that one song. Yossarian lives! Your complaint is shared by many who listen to radio.
At work I listen to stations that don't play the same 30 songs into the ground (WOXY, KGSR, WXRT, Virgin Radio or my station at Launchcast) it's great hearing songs that I forgot about every once in a while. Too bad the PD's around the country just don't get that.
Would it kill Kicks to play "Stranger in the House" or "You Never Even Call Me by My Name"?