Beane, Paul 2003-01-13

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Paul Beane talks about his life in broadcasting. He focuses on the differences between past and present day radio and music.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Paul Beane

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Date: March 13, 2003

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: April Fisher

Length: 01:14:26


Introduction; Background; Broadcasting; Positions held; Networks owned; Disc jockeying; Differences between past and present; Personalities of announcers; 1950s; Censorship in radio; Social prejudices; Radio; Public service; Differences between types of media; Controversial topics; Formats of Radio; Regional appeal; Blending of genres; Influence of radio; Musician dependence; Accessibility of artists; Music popularity; Technology; Preservation of music; Availability and variety; West Texas artists; Local influence; Music history; Experiences with musicians; Personal problems; Relationship between deejay and artist; Responsibilities to family; Large Corporations; Inflexibility with genres; Music choice; Programmer decisions; Decreased role of DJs.

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