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    Default VH's It's About Time vs Clapton's Revolution

    Just curious what everyone's opinion is with regard to the air play "It's About Time" got compared to Clapton's new song "Revolution" is getting. On our classic rock station in Columbus, they must play this song 10 times a day. No offense to Clapton's fans but it's not his best work. Put it up against ITB and it really is not a great song (in my opinion of course). Along the same lines, Plants lastest effort has gotten a ton of air play and I don't think it's much better.

    To me, this plays into some people's comments that there wasn't enough promotion. These record companies can make people like the worst crap in the world by playing it enough times. Why did WB do this for VH? (And I don't mean that in a round about way the ITB was crap so playing it more would have made people like it. I happened to enjoy the song, sort of a happy go lucky little diddy.)

    One thing that does come to mind is that WB has had ALOT of financial troubles. This could possible play into the money simply not being there to back VH when they came back.

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    I've YET to hear EITHER on the radio...
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    I'd like to point out, that due to Clearchannel, non of the above mentioned artists "newest" stuff has not/ will ever show it's face in S. Florida.

    Radio here stinks.
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    It's just so much fun to say....

    FUCK CLEARCHANNEL.

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    "20 minutes (late to work)? Shit. Last year I woke up three weeks too late.
    My advice is to go for the alien abduction story. Look bemused, dishevelled and on the verge of tears as you recount your story of intrusive and degrading medical tests.
    Worked for me anyway. I still have colleagues asking me what it is like to fuck a green womanoid with seventeen breasts.
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    "something tells me that after the nuclear holocaust, there'll be twinkies, cockroaches, and a dave vs. sammy argument going on somewhere".
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    "in my best "saw" scary movie voice: "oh, yes, there will be beagles."
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    Wow, really? Now that I think about it, our local station is part of Viacom, I think. It's just sort of disheartening that they are playing Clapton over and over and I would wait all day to hear ITB even once. Now that sucked.

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    Radio is pay for play...VH and Azoff no pay= no play!

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    I heard IAT once on the radio and the DJ crapped all over it. Have not heard the Clapton song yet on the radio (listened to a clip of it on iTunes), but to my ears it isn't anything special. Not that IAT was either.
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    I'm having a brain fart here....what's ITB?

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    Hold on a second here. Are you trying to say that what gets played on COMMERCIAL radio dictates what is GOOD?? If you want to listen to radio and hear GOOD music...buy an XM radio.


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    Or Sirius. I can't tell you the last time I listened to any local radio stations. Not sure I've ever heard Clapton's new one, not sure I'll care if I do.
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    Let's not compare Clapton's tune to the most dis-jointed arrangement and lyrical bs-fest IAT.

    It's About Time somebody puts some effort in VH's new songs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OnTheInside1985
    I'm having a brain fart here....what's ITB?
    It stands for "I'm Taking your Benjamins" in honor of the 2004 "Reunion".
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    Revolution is TWICE the song IAT is.... Sorry

    IAT is nothing more than loud noise.

    Lots of bad reviews for Claptons cd on amazon. I like blues and
    solo's.. But the reactions of people make me want to tell these people
    to shove them both up their as$es.
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    Sorry, but Clapton's garbage. How Many Say I's better than Revolution. Sad but true.

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    It's About Time might be one of the worst rock songs ever. Not one
    good thing about that entire song... Including Ed's playing. It comes
    off twice as bad now considering what has happend since it came
    out.
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