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1. 1983-01-08-Billboard-Page-0004.pdf [The 1980's] [1983]
... the unifying trend Leaves A Rich Amex Cable; and Bob Klingensmith, vice president of Paramount Home is toward buttressing the uniqueness . United Air Lines presents the ageless Ray Charles (Atlantic) , Video, at a reception hosted by Universal Pay TV in Los Angeles. of their products through exclusivity of programming or reproduction Recorded Legacy - on its Command Performance channel and stars Roy Clark ( MCA) on Countrypolitan. Dee - technology. During Winter CES, high -end NEW YORK - Arthur Rubin- stein, who died Dec. 20 in Geneva at jay Mark Edwards chats amiably with Roy as the hits roll by. CobIeWotch specialty labels will reflect that shift through news of new masters re- corded specifically for audiophile age 95, leaves behind a recorded leg- acy of more than 200 album per ...
2. 1988-07-23-Billboard-Page-0009.pdf [The 1980's] [1988]
... The creative situation looked very different artists arose to challenge the corporate hegemo- from the viewpoint of the artists, labels, produc- nine years ago, when the first NMS was held. ny-although in the country field, the failure of ers, and others who benefited from these de- Managing Editor: KEN SCHLAGER Deputy Editor: Iry Lichtman Attended by only a couple of hundred indus- "countrypolitan" records forced the major la- served successes. Senior News Editor: Ken Terry tryites, that wild and woolly trial run focused on bels to move toward "new traditionalism," ex- But the conformity of many new acts carries News Editor: Jean Rosenbluth Technology Editor: Steven Dupler "new" music on the cutting edge of popular emplified by such artists as Ricky Skaggs, Ro ...
3. 1981-12-05-Billboard-Page-0028.pdf [The 1980's] [1981]
... 3kw full - time FM) is slowly incorporating and we're bringing in someone to An ABC affiliate, WMFC runs a Gallagher are in the lineup for the Leppard and Blackfoot. The pro- news and information shows into its discuss the effect it will have on the hefty proportion of news and sports. "Laugh Machine" show which de- gram is offered to stations without music mix -a "countrypolitan" area farmers like the increased mar- Kelley estimates that between 6 and buts on 50 stations Monday (30) in a charge. blend of top country and adult con- ket for corn for production of the 8 a.m. only three songs are played, distribution from the Progressive * * * temporary tunes. fuel." with the bulk of programming taken Radio Network. Continental Radio has ...
4. 1980-12-27-Billboard-Page-0079.pdf [The 1980's] [1980]
... . But Pavarotti's excel- Scorpions' "Loving You Sunday Morning." by Lennie Tristano and Nesuhi Ertegun. This has to be the tunes that smack of clean air, interesting lyrics and laidback lent handling of the lead tenor role isn't the end to this set's STONEBOLT -New Set Of Changes, RCA AFL13825. Produced best album ever by the late blind composer and pianist. rhythms. MOR, countrypolitan, and a few AOR outlets can be musical virtues, which rise above Rossini's static choral by Walter Stewart, Ray Roper. This five man Canadian band Taped in 1955 and 1961, the four LP sides offer 16 intriguing expected to pick this up, and the boys usually come up with a scenes and 13-grade melodies and make the opera a joy to plays melodic hard rock with plenty of ...
5. 1980-soul-Billboard-Page-0105.pdf [The 1980's] [1980]
... . But Pavarotti's excel- Scorpions' "Loving You Sunday Morning." by Lennie Tristano and Nesuhi Ertegun. This has to be the tunes that smack of clean air, interesting lyrics and laidback lent handling of the lead tenor role isn't the end to this set's STONEBOLT -New Set Of Changes, RCA AFL13825. Produced best album ever by the late blind composer and pianist. rhythms. MOR, countrypolitan, and a few AOR outlets can be musical virtues, which rise above Rossini's static choral by Walter Stewart, Ray Roper. This five man Canadian band Taped in 1955 and 1961, the four LP sides offer 16 intriguing expected to pick this up, and the boys usually come up with a scenes and 13-grade melodies and make the opera a joy to plays melodic hard rock with plenty of ...
6. 1983-10-22-Billboard-Page-0013.pdf [The 1980's] [1983]
... label and a budget, but proof of per- Dick Casper Named Fairbanks VP "Video handled properly can break a record in a few days; radio formance like that should generate a decent promotion effort as well." ROLLYE BORNSTEIN can take months. I remember when I By ROLLYE BORNSTEIN Patton and PD Stu Bowers tried a Beach sun for several years at With the sale of Fairbanks' "countrypolitan" format. WDOQ, he's enjoying the same WIBC/WNAP Indianapolis and * * * ocean a bit further north as a princi- KVIL -AM-FM Dallas to Blair com- pal and VP /GM of WVLC/WKPE Marty Greenberg is a man with Cape Cod. If the call letters sound pleted, Dick Casper has been named clout. Not only did the former Belo new, they ...
7. 1982-07-17-Billboard-Page-0026.pdf [The 1980's] [1982]
... out even half FM music director says the singer's vocal on the Joni Mitchell tune "warms the as well as WCAU -FM did, we are record up rather nicely." Another new standout, he feels, is "This Dream's On ELTON JOHN Blue Eyes, Geffen 7 -29954 (Warner Bros.) likely to see stations committing the Me" by Gene Watson (MCA) . "We're countrypolitan when it comes to pro- sincerest form of flattery from coast gramming, and we've kind of shied away from Gene in the past. But he's doing PAUL DAVIS to coast .. and probably many of well for us now. The new tune is very tight and really strikes my fancy." Antill Love Or Let Me Be Lonely, Arista 0697 them failing at it. I can ...
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