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On_The_Beach
(The Blue Planet)
Posted: May 24, 2018 22:25
 

Alas, still timely:
http://www.betootaadvocate.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/cosby.jpg
maxvonevil
(Sausalito, CA)
Posted: Dec 18, 2017 5:43
 

Now where did I leave my hat and my dark sunglasses? {#Dancingbanana_2}
Instant flashback to the days of Jake and Elwood
hayduke2
(Southampton, NY)
Posted: Nov 18, 2017 13:19
 

GODLIKE
Tomasni
(Stockholm, Sweden)
Posted: Aug 03, 2017 23:44
 

9 - Outstanding for me  
garyalex
(NYC)
Posted: Jul 04, 2017 7:03
 

 Skydog wrote:
check this cover out by an Ann Arbor group that was on local TV a lot
.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zA7M9D_DGbk
.
The Rationals were our Box Tops

 
Thanks for that.  I think that was Robin Seymour introducing the Rationals.  Remember Club 1270?
DeemerDave
(The Gate City of NH, USA)
Posted: Feb 16, 2017 14:30
 

 Fabienne wrote:
Sitting on a floor with 40 people, trying not to sing and not to dance. 
Grooving around on my desk {#Bananasplit}{#Dancingbanana_2}{#Bananapiano} 

  Can't afford chairs? That's harsh.


Skydog
Posted: Mar 08, 2016 6:06
 

check this cover out by an Ann Arbor group that was on local TV a lot
.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zA7M9D_DGbk
.
The Rationals were our Box Tops
sirdroseph
(Yes)
Posted: Oct 03, 2015 4:59
 

 oldfart48 wrote:


2 plays in a month, and complaints by the 2 people who gripe about anything good.  find another hobby{#Ass}

 

And I am sure that RP is the first and only place they have heard this song too.{#Moon} Another note, can't believe they rejected Do Right Woman, by far her best song imo.{#Eek}
LizK
(West Florida, where the gators roam)
Posted: Sep 01, 2015 20:40
 

 BillG wrote:
 rpdevotee wrote:
BILL AND REBECCA, PLEASE TAKE NOTE:

"Can you put a price on "Respect"? It likely isn't zero. Yet, ironically, Aretha Franklin's version of this classic empowerment anthem has never earned one penny for the singer in its decades of airplay on American radio stations" 

"American AM-FM radio stations are only obligated to pay the writers of the songs they air, not the performers."

Read the whole story and learn about the "Content Creators Coalition" here:

http://mag.newsweek.com/2014/02/21/putting-price-radio-play.html#


We're already on Aretha's side on that one.  Note that it's US terrestrial broadcast (AM/FM) stations that are exempt from paying royalties to performers. Internet & satellite stations definitely do pay.

 
To Bill & Rebecca;                   {#Notworthy}  {#Notworthy}  {#Notworthy}  {#Notworthy}    {#Notworthy}  {#Notworthy}  {#Notworthy}  {#Notworthy}
DanFHiggins
(Mid Maryland)
Posted: Aug 17, 2015 6:21
 

 Catecaneverall wrote:
My boss just walked in on me doing a little desk-dancing... {#Redface}

 
Oh well. Get him is own set of head phones!  {#Lol}
Fabienne
(Basel, Switzerland)
Posted: Apr 29, 2015 2:47
 

Sitting on a floor with 40 people, trying not to sing and not to dance. 
Grooving around on my desk {#Bananasplit}{#Dancingbanana_2}{#Bananapiano} 
jmkate
(nearly under a stack of books)
Posted: Apr 13, 2015 7:58
 

Dancing....


ench
Posted: Mar 12, 2015 15:56
 

 BillG wrote:

We're already on Aretha's side on that one.  Note that it's US terrestrial broadcast (AM/FM) stations that are exempt from paying royalties to performers. Internet & satellite stations definitely do pay.

 
This post is another of the reasons I love Radio Paradise, thanks Bill!
On_The_Beach
(The Blue Planet)
Posted: May 03, 2014 14:25
 

 oldfart48 wrote:
if you hate great music so f-ing much, why are you here? there is last.fm in London for programmable pablum
 
Pedro1874 said nothing about disliking this song, or Aretha.
Try to keep up.
BillG
(Left Coast)
Posted: Mar 04, 2014 9:17
 

 rpdevotee wrote:
BILL AND REBECCA, PLEASE TAKE NOTE:

"Can you put a price on "Respect"? It likely isn't zero. Yet, ironically, Aretha Franklin's version of this classic empowerment anthem has never earned one penny for the singer in its decades of airplay on American radio stations" 

"American AM-FM radio stations are only obligated to pay the writers of the songs they air, not the performers."

Read the whole story and learn about the "Content Creators Coalition" here:

http://mag.newsweek.com/2014/02/21/putting-price-radio-play.html#


We're already on Aretha's side on that one.  Note that it's US terrestrial broadcast (AM/FM) stations that are exempt from paying royalties to performers. Internet & satellite stations definitely do pay.
rpdevotee
(San Jose, CA)
Posted: Feb 25, 2014 12:33
 

BILL AND REBECCA, PLEASE TAKE NOTE:

"Can you put a price on "Respect"? It likely isn't zero. Yet, ironically, Aretha Franklin's version of this classic empowerment anthem has never earned one penny for the singer in its decades of airplay on American radio stations" 

"American AM-FM radio stations are only obligated to pay the writers of the songs they air, not the performers."

Read the whole story and learn about the "Content Creators Coalition" here:

http://mag.newsweek.com/2014/02/21/putting-price-radio-play.html#




rdo
(DC)
Posted: Feb 13, 2014 11:09
 

 oldfart48 wrote:


2 plays in a month, and complaints by the 2 people who gripe about anything good.  find another hobby{#Ass}

 
{#Flamed}
oldfart48
(B.C.)
Posted: Dec 27, 2013 19:17
 

 coomerfan wrote:
How many musicians can say that their signature song was a cover?  Of this magnitude?

 
thank you Otis Redding !!!
paisleydancer66
(Austin, Texas)
Posted: Oct 25, 2013 17:03
 

did not compute; don't get us tripping and then jerk us around -- we are listening
CoYoT51
(Reims, France... then Lima, Peru.)
Posted: Sep 08, 2013 11:52
 

HOO!{#Dancingbanana}