[JPL] I'm in a Quandry

Bobby Jackson ftapache1 at sbcglobal.net
Sun Jan 11 20:27:29 EST 2009


Happy New Year Ken!

Hope to see you at least this summer!

Aloha,

Bobby
On Jan 11, 2009, at 2:21 PM, ken-irwin at comcast.net wrote:

> Bobby,
> What a riot!  I remember the mantra that I used to get in the 80's  
> when I was still in Commercial Radio, "we're not peddling music,  
> we're selling 'Lifestyle.'  "Lifestyle, that's what it's all about."
> I'm glad I don't live there anymore.
> Always great to hear your comments.
> Peace,
> Ken
>
>
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> -------------- Original message ----------------------
> From: "Jackson, Bobby" <Bobby.Jackson at ideastream.org>
>> This whole notion of sex selling records reminds me of a movie I saw
>> years ago called, "Brother From Another Planet" starring Joe Morton.
>> Morton (the alien) becomes enamored with a singer (Dee Dee  
>> Bridgewater)
>> whose face he sees plastered everywhere in Harlem.  He buys the album
>> and while walking down the street pulls the LP out of the cover,  
>> looks
>> at it, looks at the cover and decides to put the disk in a trash can,
>> keeping the album cover.
>>
>> Too funny!
>>
>> Bobby
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: jazzproglist-bounces at jazzweek.com
>> [mailto:jazzproglist-bounces at jazzweek.com] On Behalf Of Steve  
>> Schwartz
>> Sent: Friday, January 09, 2009 9:08 AM
>> To: jazzproglist at jazzweek.com
>> Subject: [JPL] I'm in a Quandry
>>
>> My Lords and Ladies,
>>
>> Thank you for you input and understanding and, for some of you, your
>> sense of humor.
>> I hope I didn't offend anyone with my tounge in cheek question.
>> Sex has always been used to sell stuff (see "Playboys" on Pacific  
>> Jazz
>> by Art Pepper and Chet Baker)
>> but shouldn't we beyond that in 2009?
>> Maybe I've learned a lesson. I'll just close my eyes and put a CD  
>> on the
>> player (it plays both blonde and brunette) and if I like it, I like  
>> it!
>> Now, if I only knew how long the track was! And who's playing on it!
>> And...
>> Nuff said,
>>
>> Steve
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