It was written by group members Annie Lennox and David A. Julia plays during the credits to the movie. The band were chosen alongside the Dominic Muldowney orchestral composition, to much controversy.
Louisville Magazine Broadcasting Issue September 20, - PDF File All sorts of revolutions have been kicked up during the short history -- less than 50 years -- of an industry which has become the prime mover and shaker of our time.
Commercial broadcasting began in Louisville injust two years after the first radio station went on the air in Pittsburg. Television arrived less than 20 years ago. In this issue Louisville Magazine takes a close look at the broadcasting industry -- and how it is and how it was, less than 50 years ago.
Some neighborly souls have felt obliged to explain their plea: At WAVE, generally regarded as the area radio station Perry Como would feel most comfortable listening to, a song about truck drivers, "Convoy," has been getting air time. All of which illustrates that in the Louisville area, as throughout the nations, country music radio is in clover.
Growing faster than the number of backyard gardeners, the number of full-time country music radio stations in the United States and Canada has grown from 81 in to 1, last year.
And according to the Country Music Association in Nashville, Tennessee, 37 percent of the 7, radio stations in North America now play at least some country music.
But while the hired hands at country radio stations are grinning at their new success, they also acknowledge that they have worries.
Acting much like a country boy who has struck it rich in the big city, country radio stations are struggling with their identity and wondering about the changes and seeming contradictions their newfound status has brought them.
Country music has modernized While both are authentically country stations -- WMPI has a lengthy stockyard report at noon their signals are sometimes hard to pick up in Louisville. Of the two AM country stations, WINN is larger and has corralled a respectable 11 per cent of the morning rush-hour listening audience.
The ratings, published by Pulse, Inc. Peterson, a professor of sociology at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, who has published several scholarly articles and a book on country music.
When the law is after him, he takes to the road - in C. And these rural-based models of how to behave are proving to be appealing to disgruntled rush-hour cowboys.
One result is that country radio audiences, once written off by advertisers as interested in buying only flour or fertilizer, are now attracting such clients as automobile dealers and apartment building owners.
While acknowledging that many listeners are "bumper-sticker-type guys…who drive campers," Lee Stinson, president of WTMT, claims there are "a lot of big rollers in Cadillacs and Lincolns" who listen to country music radio, too.
Since many of their listeners are blue-collar workers, WINN, as well as other country stations, are selling advertisers on the notion that blue-collar workers are eager consumers. Anderson, a fast-talking and blunt disk jockey and program manger at WTMT, puts it this way: Foremost is the nettlesome question of what constitutes country music.
As the music has become more popular, it has become less country. The twang of guitars and high voices are fast being replaced by the "full sound" of an orchestra and background singers. Violins are pushing out fiddles. Rebellious country singers have started to move from Nashville, the mecca of country music, to Austin, Texas.
Bakersfield, California has also become a recording center for country artists. Usually the radio stations choose to mix current Nashville sounds with "gold," that is, successful records of a few years back. Even inside the rhinestone world of country music there is a rift between young long-haired singers, "outlaws" such as Willie Nelson, and the more traditional country performers.
The results of the rift and the subjective nature of determine what a "country" sound is were seen at WINN last fall. But Mullins thought the album was too "harsh and brusque" to fit in with definition of country music.
Two other aspects of country music that have accompanied its new popularity are its changed attitudes toward law and order and toward women. But nowadays the best seller is C. But more recent lyrics tell of a more lenient attitude. Loretta Lynn, the girl from Butcher Hollow, Kentucky, recently caused a stir when she released a single called "The Pill.
But now that she has discovered the pull, she too is going to roam unless he wants to make "a deal. Liberation may not be the answer, but neither is perpetual pregnancy.It was revealed on Aug. 14 that a tribute concert to Franklin's six-decade career is planned for November at Madison Square Garden in New York.
The concert is being spearheaded by one of Franklin's longest supporters, Sony Music Chief Creative Officer Clive Davis. Pet Sounds is the eleventh studio album by American rock band the Beach Boys, released on May 16, It initially met with a lukewarm critical and commercial response in the United States, peaking at number 10 in the Billboard , a somewhat lower placement than the band's preceding metin2sell.com the United Kingdom, the album was .
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