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Re: DESPERATELY NEEDED - More OTR Soaps (And MORE EPISODES Of The Ones I Have)

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  • dal3856
    ... particularly soaps. ... regarded as ... sources and the ... therefore ... posterity. ... nobody in ... time to music ... there were ... the music is ...
    Message 1 of 4 , Feb 15, 2008
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      --- In oldradioshowsonmp3@yahoogroups.com, "Pat Cook"
      <jeeper1radio@...> wrote:
      >
      > Hi everyone:
      >
      > On Thu, Feb 14, 2008 at 3:46 PM, richard jessen
      > <nobodynowhere2001@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > Dear Pat,
      > > This is simply part of the problem with everything but
      particularly soaps.
      > > Since anything concerning women and children was usually
      regarded as
      > > unimportant, it would appear that both the networks, private
      sources and the
      > > AFRS considered soaps and serials as unimportant to record, so
      therefore
      > > dozens of hours worth of a single series were not recorded for
      posterity.
      > > Of course, different eras breed other problems. One thing which
      nobody in
      > > any of the groups concerning old time radio want to devote any
      time to music
      > > programs from the otr era. Not a single program is offered yet
      there were
      > > dozens available once upon a time. The usual complaints are 1)
      the music is
      > > stupid,2)the same song are played,3)sometimes people playing or
      singing are
      > > all bad and 4)performance clearance and royalties. This is too
      bad as many
      > > of the shows hold up remarkably well. I am wondering if there
      are any people
      > > out there who would want to agree with me on this subject matter.
      > > A sincere radio listener,
      >
      > Well Richard, when you factor in the BAD WRITING that (Tragically!)
      > permeates today's soap operas, there's no comparison - THE RADIO
      SOAPS
      > ARE BETTER!!! Which is why Soap Suds Radio was created. :D
      >
      > I did however see quite a few soaps on an OTR FTP site that I
      wouldn't
      > getting access to sometime. Plus I'm talking with a couple of
      other
      > people off-list in an effort to possibly get some more shows (Even
      if
      > just a few more shows). So all isn't THAT bad.
      >
      > Besides, like other OTR shows (Except "The Shadow" of course -
      Don't
      > get me started on that!), they're all in the public domain (Or at
      > least believed to be such), so no royalties are involved.
      >
      > Just my $.02 worth :D
      >
      > > Cheers
      >
      > --
      > Pat Cook
      > Jeeper One Radio & TV
      > http://www.freewebtown.com/jeeperone/
      > Soap Suds Radio - http://www.live365.com/stations/jeeper1radio
      (32K StandardMP3)
      > Denver, Colorado
      >

      You can usually find links to a few soap operas at this blog:

      http://easyace.blogspot.com/

      Look in the archives, too. There are some soap operas in the
      Complete Broadcast Day:

      http://www.archive.org/details/CompleteBroadcastDay

      dal3856
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