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The BobChart – Week 5

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on May 23, 2014 by segarini

The Bobcast Bob May 6th 2013 Cropped

The BobChart is made up of tunes I think you would like or songs I feel are worth listening to. Most will be current, some will be lost gems, others may be older songs you may have missed, and some will just be live tracks that bring it. At any rate…It’s the BobChart. There are no fixed positions in the chart, so I am not listing the songs in any particular order. These are PERSONAL favourites and what has my ear and attention this week. Popular music may come and go, but Great music is timeless. Some songs and performances never die or fade away….

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The BobChart – Week 4

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on May 16, 2014 by segarini

The Bobcast Bob May 6th 2013 Cropped

The BobChart is made up of tunes I think you would like or songs I feel are worth listening to. Most will be current, some will be lost gems, others may be older songs you may have missed, and some will just be live tracks that bring it. At any rate…It’s the BobChart. There are no fixed positions in the chart, so I am not listing the songs in any particular order. These are PERSONAL favourites and what has my ear and attention this week. Popular music may come and go, but Great music is timeless. Some songs and performances never die or fade away….

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The BobChart – Week 3

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on May 9, 2014 by segarini

The Bobcast Bob May 6th 2013 CroppedThe BobChart is made up of tunes I think you would like or songs I feel are worth listening to. Most will be current, some will be lost gems, others may be older songs you may have missed, and some will just be live tracks that bring it. At any rate…It’s the BobChart. There are no fixed positions in the chart, so I am not listing the songs in any particular order. These are PERSONAL favourites and what has my ear and attention this week. Popular music may come and go, but Great music is timeless. Some songs and performances never die or fade away….

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Segarini: Radio’s Unpredictable Trajectory

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , on February 20, 2012 by segarini

I’ve been listening to the radio since the late ‘40s, and the one thing I’ve learned over the years is that radio’s longevity has more to do with its connectivity to the community it serves, than the content it shares.

Before radio, if you wanted entertainment in your home, the only choice you had was this; A Short History of the Phonograph Record, and as you can see, it was more practical to have a boatload of kids and force them to learn how to play musical instruments, put on plays, and comb the neighborhood for gossip and news, then make the little hiccups share the wealth, or they wouldn’t get dessert, or in extreme circumstances, dinner.

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