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Good Morning From Michigan.
The Show After The Show. Turning on the radio after leaving a concert and hearing a set of music by the artist you just saw has always been great. One of the best things about album rock radio back in the 70s and 80s.
Its capturing the moment - and might include a phoner and show wrap from the venue by another station jock. Capturing and sharing the moment with the audience.
Sean Ross reviews what some NYC stations did following a recent Eric Clapton/Steve Winwood tour stop.
Mark Ramsey. Mark posts a great piece about listener engagement citing Oprah as an example. At the very least, it might make you rethink the name of your online "listener club". But Mark's piece goes beyond that. Read here.
Related: Building Relationships. They do take time. And my feeling is that the long term health of any radio station is time spent building and harvesting relationships with its listeners.
Hard to do in a world that desires quick fixes and fast results.
Seth Godin shares a note from a member of the Bruce Springsteen "Tribe"....its a great read here.
Speaking of Seth. The "Agent of Change" has posted a piece on the music business. Its an excellent piece here.
Posted later: Bad day for both Led Zeppelin and Green Bay Packer fans. Lee Arnold blogs here.
Added: Bob Lefsetz on "Plant says no". Here.