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    Words by BB King on Bluesville

    I may be out of line here, but is anyone else tired of the repetitive Words by BB King on the Bluesville channel?

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    Yes -- and you are not "out of line." Welcome to Sirius Buzz! And, considering B.B. King died in May 2015, there is no logical reason for SiriusXM to continue to call the channel B.B. King's Bluesville. Of course SiriusXM also has a channel called Tom Petty's Buried Treasure, which is a creepy name considering Petty died in 2017 -- although his body was cremated, not buried.

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    I understand that SiriusXM itself just manages the satellites. Does anyone know if there is a customer service arm at Bluesville that will listen to subscriber feedback? I'm thinking that it could be a contractual issue (i.e. BB King music + words = minimum # of minutes per day), but I do not know that. At this point, it's inconceivable to me that the Bluesville channel programmers wouldn't realize that their repetitive BB Kings Words are not welcome. But if it's only 2 of us, things won't change.

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    SiriusXM does indeed "listen to subscriber feedback." Of course they may not do anything other than just listen.....but you can call Bluesville at 877-64-BLUES or contact the channel via email at

    https://m.siriusxm.com/bluesville

    The channel's Facebook page is

    https://m.facebook.com/siriusxmbluesville

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    Bluesville is playing Don't Throw It Away from Keb Mo's new album Oklahoma. The song, which also features Taj Mahal, urges everyone in the world to stop polluting our planet and our oceans with plastic bags, plastic cups and plastic bottles. The lyrics mention "Leo B." That is Belgian-born inventor Leo Baekeland, who in 1907 created Bakelite, the first commercially available synthetic plastic. Look what he started! The video of Don't Throw It Away is a call to action:

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=1ZdNipkansw

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