Do You Remember Rock & Roll Radio?

RECEIVED Mon., April 1, 2013

Dear Editor,
    It seems pretty pathetic that Austin claims to be the music capital and yet we don't have one good rock station. I haven't heard any good rock since KISS in San Antonio stopped playing hard rock. Not that hard rock is the only good rock, but at least KISS would play music that wasn't always popular, but it still sounded good. I don't know if the big corporations bought all the rock stations and told them to only play the big hits. I've heard “La Grange” way more than any man should have to suffer through. Why these old radio programers don't have a clue about real rock music one can only wonder. I know ZZ Top has a wider body of work than we are made to believe on the radio. Not to mention the huge amount of rockers that either live here or come through Austin every day and are totally ignored by our supposedly hip rock stations. It is the job of rock stations to promote rock music, not to promote a bunch of old fossil radio programmers that nobody gives a fuck about. It's a shame that the Internet has taken over the job that was once done so beautifully by radio!
Mike Luther
Lockhart
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