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    They play the same songs every single day on the '70's channel!

    Ok, so they get rid of my favorite channel, Beyond Jazz, and leave me no other modern jazz/fusion choice on either platform or online. So I am trying out the new channel line up. I used to listen to the old XM programmed 70's channel and I really liked it because there was a lot of variety and I would hear songs that I hadn't heard in years. They really had a deep playlist...

    The new 70's channel plays the same songs every single day! It's just sickening that there is so much repetition! Sometimes I hear the same song twice in the same day! There is no excuse for this repetition when there are so many songs from the 70's to play. It's one thing that they play the same commercial jingles between every single song, but now I hear the same songs over and over. I started to keep track of some of the repeats for the last few days. It almost sounds like they just play the same mix tape every single day!

    This BS has got to stop now! There is no excuse for this clueless repetition!!!

    This is not the kind of radio I want to hear or pay for! Why do I want to pay for radio that plays the same songs and commercial jingles every single day?

    Here are some examples of the sickening repetition.........

    7 Frankie Valli Grease ('78) 11/20/2008 11:01:16 AM
    7 Frankie Valli Grease ('78) 11/19/2008 3:35:59 PM
    7 Frankie Valli Grease ('78) 11/18/2008 9:25:21 PM
    7 Frankie Valli Grease ('78) 11/18/2008 2:53:19 AM
    7 Frankie Valli Grease ('78) 11/17/2008 9:50:16 AM

    7 Marvin Gaye Let's Get It On ('73) 11/21/2008 7:50:08 PM
    7 Marvin Gaye Let's Get It On ('73) 11/20/2008 10:38:28 PM
    7 Marvin Gaye Let's Get It On ('73) 11/20/2008 3:43:46 AM
    7 Marvin Gaye Let's Get It On ('73) 11/19/2008 5:29:47 AM
    7 Marvin Gaye Let's Get It On ('73) 11/18/2008 11:01:38 AM

    7 Cornelius Bros. & Sist Treat Her Like A Lady 11/21/2008 1:06:52 PM
    7 Cornelius Bros. & Sist Treat Her Like A Lady 11/20/2008 7:00:30 AM
    7 Cornelius Bros. & Sist Treat Her Like A Lady 11/19/2008 6:31:41 PM
    7 Cornelius Bros. & Sist Treat Her Like A Lady 11/18/2008 10:00:03PM
    7 Cornelius Bros. & Sist Treat Her Like A Lady 11/18/2008 4:48:21 AM

    7 Rupert Holmes Escape (The Pina Colada..)('7 11/21/2008 2:55:03 PM
    7 Rupert Holmes Escape (The Pina Colada..)('7 11/20/2008 4:49:36 PM
    7 Rupert Holmes Escape (The Pina Colada..)('7 11/19/2008 9:58:51 PM
    7 Rupert Holmes Escape (The Pina Colada..)('7 11/18/2008 1:23:54 AM
    7 Rupert Holmes Escape (The Pina Colada..)('7 11/17/2008 8:55:00 AM

    7 Norman Greenbaum Spirit In The Sky ('70) 11/21/2008 6:36:08 PM
    7 Norman Greenbaum Spirit In The Sky ('70) 11/20/2008 6:06:55 AM
    7 Norman Greenbaum Spirit In The Sky ('70) 11/19/200810:47:57AM
    7 Norman Greenbaum Spirit In The Sky ('70) 11/18/2008 3:36:22 PM
    7 Norman Greenbaum Spirit In The Sky ('70) 11/17/200811:49:17AM

    7 Earth, Wind & Fire Sing A Song ('76) 11/21/2008 8:12:24 PM
    7 Earth, Wind & Fire Sing A Song ('76) 11/20/2008 2:49:31 PM
    7 Earth, Wind & Fire Sing A Song ('76) 11/19/2008 7:35:16 PM
    7 Earth, Wind & Fire Sing A Song ('76) 11/18/2008 2:27:22 PM
    7 Earth, Wind & Fire Sing A Song ('76) 11/17/2008 4:59:11 AM

    7 Rod Stewart Maggie May ('71) 11/21/2008 4:02:58 PM
    7 Rod Stewart Maggie May ('71) 11/20/2008 3:49:37 PM
    7 Rod Stewart Maggie May ('71) 11/19/2008 8:35:55 PM
    7 Rod Stewart Maggie May ('71) 11/19/2008 12:48:57 AM
    7 Rod Stewart Maggie May ('71) 11/17/2008 7:47:59 PM

    7 Rod Stewart Da Ya Think I'm Sexy ('79) 11/20/2008 8:38:58 PM
    7 Rod Stewart Da Ya Think I'm Sexy ('79) 11/20/200812:20:57AM
    7 Rod Stewart Da Ya Think I'm Sexy ('79) 11/18/2008 7:46:37 AM
    7 Rod Stewart Da Ya Think I'm Sexy ('79) 11/17/2008 3:09:35 PM

    7 Eagles One Of These Nights ('75) 11/21/2008 8:56:25 PM
    7 Eagles One Of These Nights ('75) 11/20/2008 6:26:38 PM
    7 Eagles One Of These Nights ('75) 11/19/2008 10:54:03 PM
    7 Eagles One Of These Nights ('75) 11/19/2008 2:38:54 AM
    7 Eagles One Of These Nights ('75) 11/18/2008 5:28:35 AM

    7 Eagles Hotel California ('77) 11/21/2008 11:02:04 AM
    7 Eagles Hotel California ('77) 11/20/2008 1:13:46 AM
    7 Eagles Hotel California ('77) 11/19/2008 4:33:39 AM
    7 Eagles Hotel California ('77) 11/17/2008 4:06:32 PM

    7 Bee Gees More Than A Woman ('78) 11/21/2008 7:06:36 PM
    7 Bee Gees More Than A Woman ('78) 11/20/2008 8:48:54 AM
    7 Bee Gees More Than A Woman ('78) 11/19/2008 1:30:28 PM
    7 Bee Gees More Than A Woman ('78) 11/18/2008 12:46:27 AM

    7 Bee Gees Stayin' Alive ('78) 11/21/2008 1:59:19 PM
    7 Bee Gees Stayin' Alive ('78) 11/20/2008 6:05:56 PM
    7 Bee Gees Stayin' Alive ('78) 11/18/2008 5:17:58 AM
    7 Bee Gees Stayin' Alive ('78) 11/17/2008 12:46:48 PM

    7 Andrea True Connectio More, More, More ('76 11/21/2008 7:29:57 PM
    7 Andrea True Connectio More, More, More ('76 11/19/2008 2:31:36 PM
    7 Andrea True Connectio More, More, More ('76 11/18/2008 8:00:00 PM
    7 Andrea True Connectio More, More, More ('76 11/17/2008 9:28:49 AM

    7 Supertramp The Logical Song ('79) 11/21/2008 7:00:09 PM
    7 Supertramp The Logical Song ('79) 11/20/2008 8:35:01 AM
    7 Supertramp The Logical Song ('79) 11/19/2008 1:10:24 PM
    7 Supertramp The Logical Song ('79) 11/18/2008 7:07:34 PM

    7 Dire Straits Sultans Of Swing ('79) 11/21/2008 7:24:22 PM
    7 Dire Straits Sultans Of Swing ('79) 11/20/2008 2:59:30 AM
    7 Dire Straits Sultans Of Swing ('79) 11/18/2008 2:21:46 PM
    7 Dire Straits Sultans Of Swing ('79) 11/17/2008 9:40:46 AM

    7 Billy Joel Big Shot ('79) 11/21/2008 12:43:30 AM
    7 Billy Joel Big Shot ('79) 11/19/2008 6:45:09 PM
    7 Billy Joel Big Shot ('79) 11/18/2008 5:34:34 AM
    7 Billy Joel Big Shot ('79) 11/17/2008 10:21:43 AM

    7 10cc The Things We Do For Love ('77) 11/21/2008 7:42:56 PM
    7 10cc The Things We Do For Love ('77) 11/20/2008 3:22:30 AM
    7 10cc The Things We Do For Love ('77) 11/18/2008 3:19:57 PM
    7 10cc The Things We Do For Love ('77) 11/17/2008 10:54:41 AM

    7 Fleetwood Mac You Make Lovin' Fun ('77) 11/21/2008 2:23:12 PM
    7 Fleetwood Mac You Make Lovin' Fun ('77) 11/20/2008 4:06:15 PM
    7 Fleetwood Mac You Make Lovin' Fun ('77) 11/19/2008 1:29:00 AM
    7 Fleetwood Mac You Make Lovin' Fun ('77) 11/17/2008 6:10:29 AM

    7 Carole King It's Too Late ('71) 11/21/2008 2:59:22 AM
    7 Carole King It's Too Late ('71) 11/19/2008 7:24:04 AM
    7 Carole King It's Too Late ('71) 11/18/2008 12:59:36 PM
    7 Carole King It's Too Late ('71) 11/17/2008 7:26:35 PM

    7 Elton John Bennie And The Jets ('74) 11/21/2008 6:10:00 AM
    7 Elton John Bennie And The Jets ('74) 11/20/2008 9:00:31 AM
    7 Elton John Bennie And The Jets ('74) 11/19/2008 1:36:02 PM

    7 Looking Glass Brandy, (You're A Fine...) 11/21/2008 6:12:33 PM
    7 Looking Glass Brandy, (You're A Fine...) 11/19/2008 8:52:11 PM
    7 Looking Glass Brandy, (You're A Fine...) 11/19/2008 1:01:15 AM

    7 Allman Brothers Band Ramblin' Man ('73) 11/21/2008 12:31:45PM
    7 Allman Brothers Band Ramblin' Man ('73) 11/20/2008 1:44:12 AM
    7 Allman Brothers Band Ramblin' Man ('73) 11/19/2008 4:43:23 AM
    7 Allman Brothers Band Ramblin' Man ('73) 11/18/2008 9:01:18 AM

    7 Stevie Wonder Signed, Sealed, Delivered ('70) 11/21/2008 8:51:21AM
    7 Stevie Wonder Signed, Sealed, Delivered ('70) 11/20/2008 2:07:17 PM
    7 Stevie Wonder Signed, Sealed, Delivered ('70) 11/19/2008 6:21:49 PM
    7 Stevie Wonder Signed, Sealed, Delivered ('70) 11/18/2008 1:49:00 AM
    7 Stevie Wonder Signed, Sealed, Delivered ('70) 11/17/2008 5:16:32 AM

    7 Stevie Wonder I Wish ('77) 11/21/2008 7:00:35 AM
    7 Stevie Wonder I Wish ('77) 11/19/2008 4:00:15 PM
    7 Stevie Wonder I Wish ('77) 11/18/2008 9:49:48 PM
    7 Stevie Wonder I Wish ('77) 11/18/2008 3:23:11 AM
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    Here is some more sickening repetition......they play the same songs over and over every single day!

    7 Wild Cherry Play That Funky Music ('76) 11/21/2008 9:05:53 PM
    7 Wild Cherry Play That Funky Music ('76) 11/20/2008 4:28:11 PM
    7 Wild Cherry Play That Funky Music ('76) 11/20/2008 4:28:12 AM
    7 Wild Cherry Play That Funky Music ('76) 11/19/2008 8:45:57 AM
    7 Wild Cherry Play That Funky Music ('76) 11/18/2008 2:06:07 PM
    7 Wild Cherry Play That Funky Music ('76) 11/17/2008 3:02:49 AM

    7 Van McCoy & The Soul City The Hustle ('75) 11/21/2008 8:25:35 PM
    7 Van McCoy & The Soul City The Hustle ('75) 11/20/2008 7:36:12 AM
    7 Van McCoy & The Soul City The Hustle ('75) 11/19/2008 9:33:22 PM
    7 Van McCoy & The Soul City The Hustle ('75) 11/19/2008 12:00:53PM
    7 Van McCoy & The Soul City The Hustle ('75) 11/18/2008 5:06:11 PM
    7 Van McCoy & The Soul City The Hustle ('75) 11/17/200811:36:10AM

    7 Redbone Come And Get Your Love ('74) 11/21/200810:21:43AM
    7 Redbone Come And Get Your Love ('74) 11/20/2008 7:08:47 PM
    7 Redbone Come And Get Your Love ('74) 11/19/2008 11:30:58PM
    7 Redbone Come And Get Your Love ('74) 11/19/2008 2:59:48 AM
    7 Redbone Come And Get Your Love ('74) 11/18/2008 6:03:42 AM
    7 Redbone Come And Get Your Love ('74) 11/17/2008 2:00:55 PM

    7 Todd Rundgren Hello It's Me ('73) 11/21/2008 8:49:15 PM
    7 Todd Rundgren Hello It's Me ('73) 11/20/2008 3:58:46 PM
    7 Todd Rundgren Hello It's Me ('73) 11/19/2008 10:47:03 PM
    7 Todd Rundgren Hello It's Me ('73) 11/19/2008 1:48:14 AM
    7 Todd Rundgren Hello It's Me ('73) 11/17/2008 8:22:44 AM

    7 Bachman-Turner Overdr Takin' Care Of Busine 11/21/2008 2:29:21 AM
    7 Bachman-Turner Overdr Takin' Care Of Busine 11/20/2008 7:07:19 AM
    7 Bachman-Turner Overdr Takin' Care Of Busine 11/19/200810:59:04AM
    7 Bachman-Turner OverdrTakin' Care Of Busine 11/18/2008 4:29:00 PM
    7 Bachman-Turner Overdr Takin' Care Of Busine 11/17/2008 11:48:30PM
    7 Bachman-Turner Overdr Takin' Care Of Busine 11/17/2008 3:51:41 AM

    7 Bachman-Turner Overdr You Ain't Seen Nothin 11/20/2008 12:42:48PM
    7 Bachman-Turner Overdr You Ain't Seen Nothin 11/19/2008 5:06:26 PM
    7 Bachman-Turner Overdr You Ain't Seen Nothin 11/18/2008 11:04:13PM
    7 Bachman-Turner Overdr You Ain't Seen Nothin 11/17/2008 6:39:59 AM

    7 Peter Frampton Baby, I Love Your Way ('76) 11/21/2008 5:30:08 AM
    7 Peter Frampton Baby, I Love Your Way ('76) 11/20/2008 8:00:39 AM
    7 Peter Frampton Baby, I Love Your Way ('76) 11/19/2008 12:22:11PM
    7 Peter Frampton Baby, I Love Your Way ('76) 11/18/2008 5:42:55 PM
    7 Peter Frampton Baby, I Love Your Way ('76) 11/18/200812:05:57AM

    7 Lynyrd Skynyrd Sweet Home Alabama ('74) 11/21/200812:08:28PM
    7 Lynyrd Skynyrd Sweet Home Alabama ('74) 11/19/2008 9:26:45 PM
    7 Lynyrd Skynyrd Sweet Home Alabama ('74) 11/19/200811:39:06AM
    7 Lynyrd Skynyrd Sweet Home Alabama ('74) 11/18/2008 4:49:56 PM
    7 Lynyrd Skynyrd Sweet Home Alabama ('74) 11/17/2008 9:01:26 AM

    7 Manfred Mann's Earth Blinded By The Light 11/21/2008 4:12:26 PM
    7 Manfred Mann's Earth Blinded By The Light 11/18/2008 6:33:11 PM
    7 Manfred Mann's Earth Blinded By The Light 11/18/2008 8:07:25 AM
    7 Manfred Mann's Earth Blinded By The Light 11/17/2008 9:46:08 PM

    7 Seals & Crofts Summer Breeze ('72) 11/21/2008 12:01:45 PM
    7 Seals & Crofts Summer Breeze ('72) 11/20/2008 11:26:23 AM
    7 Seals & Crofts Summer Breeze ('72) 11/19/2008 4:07:25 PM
    7 Seals & Crofts Summer Breeze ('72) 11/18/2008 3:13:42 AM

    7 Barry White Can't Get Enough Of Your...('74)11/21/20082:40:23AM
    7 Barry White Can't Get Enough Of Your...('74)11/20/20087:22:16 AM
    7 Barry White Can't Get Enough Of Your...('74)11/18/2008 4:36:29 PM
    7 Barry White Can't Get Enough Of Your...('74)11/17/2008 10:31:33PM

    7 Loggins & Messina Your Mamma Don't Dance 11/21/2008 7:09:00 AM
    7 Loggins & Messina Your Mamma Don't Dance 11/20/200811:51:17AM
    7 Loggins & MessinaYour Mamma Don't Dance 11/18/2008 10:06:35PM
    7 Loggins & Messina Your Mamma Don't Dance 11/18/2008 3:39:36 AM
    7 Loggins & Messina Your Mamma Don't Dance 11/17/200810:52:00AM

    7 Chicago 25 Or 6 To 4 ('70) 11/21/2008 8:35:06 PM
    7 Chicago 25 Or 6 To 4 ('70) 11/20/2008 12:13:44 PM
    7 Chicago 25 Or 6 To 4 ('70) 11/19/2008 4:47:43 PM
    7 Chicago 25 Or 6 To 4 ('70) 11/18/2008 10:56:03 PM
    7 Chicago 25 Or 6 To 4 ('70) 11/17/2008 6:53:26 AM

    7 Chicago Saturday In The Park ('72) 11/20/2008 5:32:22 PM
    7 Chicago Saturday In The Park ('72) 11/19/2008 2:21:53 AM
    7 Chicago Saturday In The Park ('72) 11/18/2008 4:17:14 AM
    7 Chicago Saturday In The Park ('72) 11/17/2008 12:08:56 PM

    7 Anita Ward Ring My Bell ('79) 11/21/2008 10:54:04 AM
    7 Anita Ward Ring My Bell ('79) 11/20/2008 1:07:00 AM
    7 Anita Ward Ring My Bell ('79) 11/19/2008 4:23:27 AM
    7 Anita Ward Ring My Bell ('79) 11/17/2008 4:00:11 PM

    7 Rolling Stones Brown Sugar ('71) 11/21/2008 8:33:25 AM
    7 Rolling Stones Brown Sugar ('71) 11/20/2008 1:36:02 PM
    7 Rolling Stones Brown Sugar ('71) 11/18/2008 8:57:36 PM
    7 Rolling Stones Brown Sugar ('71) 11/17/2008 5:27:14 AM

    7 Eric Clapton I Shot The Sheriff ('74) 11/21/2008 4:26:57 PM
    7 Eric Clapton I Shot The Sheriff ('74) 11/20/2008 10:02:27 PM
    7 Eric Clapton I Shot The Sheriff ('74) 11/20/2008 2:49:03 AM

    7 Eric Clapton After Midnight ('70) 11/21/2008 8:43:21 PM
    7 Eric Clapton After Midnight ('70) 11/19/2008 5:40:41 PM
    7 Eric Clapton After Midnight ('70) 11/18/2008 5:40:54 AM

    7 Heatwave Groove Line ('78) 11/21/2008 8:08:11 AM
    7 Heatwave Groove Line ('78) 11/20/2008 1:05:42 PM
    7 Heatwave Groove Line ('78) 11/19/2008 5:47:02 PM
    7 Heatwave Groove Line ('78) 11/18/2008 11:34:00 PM

    7 Gloria Gaynor I Will Survive ('79) 11/21/2008 8:59:59 PM
    7 Gloria Gaynor I Will Survive ('79) 11/20/2008 5:46:38 PM
    7 Gloria Gaynor I Will Survive ('79) 11/19/2008 8:08:20 PM
    7 Gloria Gaynor I Will Survive ('79) 11/17/2008 5:47:33 AM

    7 Commodores Brick House ('77) 11/21/2008 5:39:17 PM
    7 Commodores Brick House ('77) 11/20/2008 5:30:50 AM
    7 Commodores Brick House ('77) 11/19/2008 9:59:35 AM
    7 Commodores Brick House ('77) 11/18/2008 2:47:57 PM
    7 Commodores Brick House ('77) 11/17/2008 11:22:25 PM

    7 Eddie Money Baby Hold On ('78) 11/21/2008 7:50:45 AM
    7 Eddie Money Baby Hold On ('78) 11/20/2008 12:49:15 PM
    7 Eddie Money Baby Hold On ('78) 11/19/2008 5:26:46 PM
    7 Eddie Money Baby Hold On ('78) 11/18/2008 11:15:09 PM
    7 Eddie Money Baby Hold On ('78) 11/17/2008 11:01:28 AM

    7 Doobie Brothers Listen To The Music ('72) 11/21/2008 7:30:14 AM
    7 Doobie Brothers Listen To The Music ('72) 11/20/200811:56:41AM
    7 Doobie Brothers Listen To The Music ('72) 11/19/2008 4:29:27 PM
    7 Doobie Brothers Listen To The Music ('72) 11/18/2008 10:32:47PM


    7 Three Dog Night Joy To The World ('71) 11/20/2008 5:53:10 PM
    7 Three Dog Night Joy To The World ('71) 11/19/2008 10:34:10 PM
    7 Three Dog Night Joy To The World ('71) 11/19/2008 2:28:50 AM
    7 Three Dog Night Joy To The World ('71) 11/18/2008 4:29:24 AM
    7 Three Dog Night Joy To The World ('71) 11/17/2008 12:23:51 PM

    7 Neil Diamond Cracklin' Rosie ('70) 11/21/2008 6:50:08 PM
    7 Neil Diamond Cracklin' Rosie ('70) 11/19/2008 6:58:47 AM
    7 Neil Diamond Cracklin' Rosie ('70) 11/18/2008 12:05:05 PM
    7 Neil Diamond Cracklin' Rosie ('70) 11/17/2008 8:49:33 PM

    7 Paul Simon Kodachrome ('73) 11/20/2008 9:59:39 AM
    7 Paul Simon Kodachrome ('73) 11/19/2008 2:45:41 PM
    7 Paul Simon Kodachrome ('73) 11/18/2008 8:11:06 PM
    7 Paul Simon Kodachrome ('73) 11/17/2008 9:08:27 AM

    7 Boz Scaggs Lido Shuffle ('77) 11/21/2008 7:09:43 PM
    7 Boz Scaggs Lido Shuffle ('77) 11/20/2008 1:55:10 AM
    7 Boz Scaggs Lido Shuffle ('77) 11/18/2008 12:23:28 PM
    7 Boz Scaggs Lido Shuffle ('77) 11/17/2008 7:44:27 AM

    7 Andy Gibb Shadow Dancing ('78) 11/21/2008 9:31:17 PM
    7 Andy Gibb Shadow Dancing ('78) 11/20/2008 3:19:53 PM
    7 Andy Gibb Shadow Dancing ('78) 11/19/2008 8:00:32 PM
    7 Andy Gibb Shadow Dancing ('78) 11/19/2008 12:24:45 AM

    7 Andy Gibb I Just Want to Be Your Everything 11/21/200812:31:49AM
    7 Andy Gibb I Just Want to Be Your Everything 11/20/2008 4:01:34 AM
    7 Andy Gibb I Just Want to Be Your Everything 11/19/2008 7:58:27 AM
    7 Andy Gibb I Just Want to Be Your Everything 11/18/2008 1:29:51 P

    7 B.W. Stevenson My Maria ('73) 11/21/2008 8:42:42 AM
    7 B.W. Stevenson My Maria ('73) 11/19/2008 11:25:03 PM
    7 B.W. Stevenson My Maria ('73) 11/18/2008 7:43:58 AM
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    All work and no play makes Demian a dull boy. All work and no play makes Demian a dull boy.All work and no play makes Demian a dull boy.All work and no play makes Demian a dull boy.All work and no play makes Demian a dull boy.All work and no play makes Demian a dull boy.All work and no play makes Demian a dull boy.All work and no play makes Demian a dull boy.All work and no play makes Demian a dull boy.All work and no play makes Demian a dull boy.All work and no play makes Demian a dull boy.All work and no play makes Demian a dull boy.All work and no play makes Demian a dull boy.All work and no play makes Demian a dull boy.All work and no play makes Demian a dull boy.All work and no play makes Demian a dull boy.All work and no play makes Demian a dull boy.All work and no play makes Demian a dull boy.




    You make a great point, Demian, but I am starting to worry about you. I think you need to work for Sirius. They need more people that will put in half of your effort... and take half of their pay.
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    Quote Originally Posted by spanyo View Post
    You make a great point, Demian, but I am starting to worry about you. I think you need to work for Sirius. They need more people that will put in half of your effort... and take half of their pay.
    I would love to be hired to work for Sirius as a consultant to get some of my money back, but I think they are too busy laying people off.....

    I am giving my research to them for free.......and losing my shirt on the stock.

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    Ok, I have been looking into this a little more.....

    Ok, it's not just that I could buy a greatest hits of the 70's collection and throw it into my iPod and get a better listening experience without the commercial jingles, but they aren't even playing all of the chart topping hits of the 70's - they are playing just a select few over and over again! Something is fishy about this. Why do they just play a handful of the hits over and over with heavy repetition and not even touch some of the biggest hits of the '70's at all? It's one thing to avoid minor hits and rare songs, but to have such heavy repetition while avoiding tons of big hits is stupid and offers the listener no variety at all. There is no excuse for playing the same song twice in one day, let alone everyday, when there are so many big hits that they aren't playing at all. Is there some kind of payola going on with certain record labels? I am having a hard time understanding why their playlist would repeat so many hit songs over and over while avoiding certain songs all together.

    I noticed that they would never play certain huge hits of the '70's. Others have too. I used this Sirius playlist search tool to verify this...

    http://www.DogstarRadio.com/search_playlist.php

    There were 253 number one hits during the 70's. Here is a list of 50 that they have yet to play once! Why not at least play some of these songs instead of playing the same handful of songs over and over everyday? What are they thinking? What is going on with the program directors?


    Bridge Over Troubled Water-Simon and Garfunkel
    Everything Is Beautiful-Ray Stevens
    Long and Winding Road-The Beatles
    Close to You-The Carpenters
    Make It With You-Bread
    I'll Be There-Jackson 5
    How Can You Mend a Broken Heart--Bee Gees
    Go Away Little Girl-Donny Osmond
    Without You-Nilsson
    First Time Ever I Saw Your Face-Roberta Flack
    Ben-Michael Jackson
    My Ding-A-Ling-Chuck Berry
    Killing Me Softly With His Song-Roberta Flack
    You Are the Sunshine of My Life-Stevie Wonder
    My Love-Paul McCartney & Wings
    The Morning After-Maureen McGovern
    Touch Me in the Morning-Diana Ross
    Delta Dawn-Helen Reddy
    The Most Beautiful Girl-Charlie Rich
    Time In a Bottle-Jim Croce
    The Way We Were-Barbra Streisand
    Sunshine on My Shoulders-John Denver
    Annie's Song-John Denver
    Feel Like Makin' Love-Roberta Flack
    I Honestly Love You-Olivia Newton-John
    You Haven't Done Nothing-Stevie Wonder
    Mandy-Barry Manilow
    Please Mr Postman-The Carpenters
    Have You Never Been Mellow-Olivia Newton-John
    My Eyes Adored You-Frankie Valli
    I'm Sorry-John Denver
    Let's Do It Again-The Staple Singers
    I Write the Songs-Barry Manilow
    Theme From Mahogany-Diana Ross
    Disco Duck-Rick Dees
    Torn Between Two Lovers-Mary MacGregor
    Evergreen-Barbra Streisand
    Looks Like We Made It-Barry Manilow
    You Light Up My Life-Debby Boone
    Too Much Too Little Too Late-Johnny Mathis/Denise Williams
    Three Times a Lady-The Commodores
    You Needed Me-Anne Murray
    You Don't Bring Me Flowers-Barbra Streisand/Neil Diamond
    Too Much Heaven-Bee Gees
    Heart of Glass-Blondie
    Sad Eyes-Robert John
    Pop Muzik-M
    Still-The Commodores
    No More Tears-Barbra Streisand/Donna Summer


    There were 78 #2 hits during the 70's. Here is a list of 22 that Sirius has yet to play on the 70's channel....

    Use Me-Bill Withers
    Dueling Banjos-Weissberg/Mandel
    Don't Let the Sun Go Down On Me-Elton John
    One Less Bell to Answer-5th Dimension
    Fire-Pointer Sisters
    Clair-Gilbert O'Sullivan
    Yesterday Once More-Carpenters
    Superstar-Carpenters
    Hurting Each Other-Carpenters
    Rainy Days and Mondays-Carpenters
    We've Only Just Begun-Carpenters
    Travelin Band-CCR
    Take Me Home Country Roads-John Denver
    Rockin Robin-Michael Jackson
    Mama's Pearl-Jackson 5
    Never Can Say Goodbye-Jackson 5
    Closer I Get to You-Flack/Hathaway
    All By Mysel-Eric Carmen
    Spanish Harlem-Aretha Franklin
    Playground In My Mind-Clint Holmes
    Which Way You Goin Billy-Poppy Family
    Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue-Crystal Gayle


    So not only are they playing only big hits with sickening repetition, they are not even playing a variety of the big hits. There were tons of great songs during the '70's that didn't hit the top 5 or 10 too - that never ever get played. Where is the variety and the music discovery? Why would anyone want to hear the same select few songs over and over every day? Isn't that what an iPod does already. What I'm hearing is a horribly programmed iPod with a small music selection on shuffle with commercial jingles thrown in between the songs......and sometimes corny DJ's will talk over the beginning of the songs.

    This sucks!
    Last edited by Demian; 11-21-2008 at 10:58 PM.

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    I wonder if they are saving royalty money by having a shorter playlist. I think it is still a bit too early to fairly judge the programming. I can only assume that improvements will be coming... eventually. Cash flow will hopefully bring greater creative flow.

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