One week to go on Best Of The Best Of the Best
Wed Dec 5 00:48:49 CET 2007
Sorry, rocker, but I cannot go along with what you say. I have already
discussed this question here
n.html> . There are an awful lot of suppositions in your argument
('would have', 'probably', 'if he was'): do you have any documentary
evidence to back this up? Still, I respect your opinion, and, as I have
said, JP did get fed up, not with the chart itself, but the choices his
audience made, hence the 'white boys with guitars' quote. Nevertheless,
with a few exceptions, the chart was composed of stuff that he had
played-so how can you blame people for voting for it? Why would they
vote for something that they didn't find interesting or exciting just to
make him happy?
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, rockerq@... wrote:
> > <<Make a difference, for nothing more than a salute to the man who
> > it all possible. Thank you.>>
> John would have hated looking back - he was always one for looking
> next year's biggies - which is of course why he was such a great DJ
and why we
> all listened to his show.
> He only put up with doing the F50 because xmas was a slow time for new
> records & he was probably scared the BBC would kick him out for Steve
> Wright's Xmas panto or whatever if he didn't have a "Festive" element
to his show -
> every year he threatened not to do it, but everyone would moan at him,
> did it grudgingly.
> If he was still alive he'd be playing new stuff you'd never heard of,
> Teenage Kicks!
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