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Sirius Needs A Beatles Station !!!


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#1 of 29 john mcfadden

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Posted May 18 2006 - 04:25 PM

All Beatles all the time.... solo works, rareities, remixes and so on ! Anybody with me ?....If Elvis can have his own station why not The Fab Four ?

#2 of 29 Brent T

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Posted May 18 2006 - 11:40 PM

I may be in the minority but I do not care for the stations that only offer one group or musician. I would rather see quite a few other things then the ones we already have.

#3 of 29 DavidAMennie

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Posted May 20 2006 - 12:38 PM

The Beatles suck..

#4 of 29 Jed M

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Posted May 20 2006 - 01:25 PM

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The Beatles suck..
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#5 of 29 Ernie Estrella

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Posted May 21 2006 - 01:42 PM

I'd like to see perhaps channels devoted to great bands on a rotation, or on a daily basis. But 24/7? I do like that if I'm in a Stones/Elvis/Buffet mood, there's always something on, but the only one out of those I like is the Stones. Beatles are great, but another 24/7 channel is something I don't desire, I'd love to see them pick up a score and soundtrack channel something like XM's Cinemagic which from what I hear will be phased out.
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#6 of 29 Robert_eb

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Posted May 22 2006 - 03:23 AM

I enjoyed the Stones channel but they never reached deep into their album. They always kept playing the same familiar singles.

#7 of 29 Rob Lutter

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Posted May 23 2006 - 11:17 AM

I'd definitely love a Beatles channel... I'd imagine the royalties would be utterly insane for Sirius though.

#8 of 29 Robert Kaplan

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Posted June 02 2006 - 11:25 AM

Put me down for a Beatles station; as well as a Springsteen. AOL has ad dedicated stations for years.

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Posted June 02 2006 - 02:18 PM

If they just played the hits on a Beatles channel I'd be happy. I kind of feel about it the same way I do a concert. If I go see a major artist in concert, they better play the hits Posted Image

The good thing is, the Beatles have tons of them, almost every album - and every song on many albums - is recognizable great stuff. I would love to see them take a station like the Rolling Stone Station and break it down in a 4-way rotation of artists. Ie, Monday: Beatles; Tuesday: Rolling Stones; Wednesday (X) Thursday (Y) and then back again.
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#10 of 29 Erick.S

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Posted June 24 2006 - 10:03 AM

A Beatles channel would be awesome. I agree, if Elvis has a station of his own, The Beatles can too. They have tons of material to go through. The point about having to pay major royalties is true, though. I'm sure that the guy in charge of the beatles catalog wouldn't like this idea. If i'm not mistaken, he's resisted selling their songs as mp3s for fear of less $. I could be mistaken.

#11 of 29 William F

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Posted July 07 2006 - 04:47 PM

YUP. Beatles for sure. The A-hole thet said
Beatles suck sure doesn't know music. Probably a dopey kid.

#12 of 29 eric tengren

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Posted July 07 2006 - 05:35 PM

you guys read my mind, I was thinking this today, all beatles,solo beatles live stuff ,cartoon and movie quotes, a beatles channel would be the best. sirius needs to make that happen.

#13 of 29 Bill>Moore

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Posted July 20 2006 - 02:00 AM

A Beatles channel would be cool, but I already have everything Beatles, so besides a random playlist on the road, there wouldn't be much benefit for me. Now the idea of a rotating 24/7 channel is interesting.

XM's going to phase out Cinemagic?? Damn - that's always been one of my favorite channels. Posted Image

#14 of 29 ralph_barr

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Posted November 05 2006 - 12:59 PM

beatles? were they pauls band before wings?

#15 of 29 Big Dog

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Posted November 10 2006 - 11:14 AM

I love much of their music, but I would have to vote no on a year around Beatles channel.

I think a better idea would be a one week tribute on 60s Vibrations. Seven full days of mostly Beatles music, combined with some old interviews of the Fab Four, as well as interviews of others who played an important part in their legacy.

#16 of 29 Big Dog

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Posted November 10 2006 - 11:16 AM

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beatles? were they pauls band before wings?

They were pretty much Paul's band from the Sgt. Pepper album until their breakup a few years later.

#17 of 29 Big Dog

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Posted November 10 2006 - 11:26 AM

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I'd definitely love a Beatles channel... I'd imagine the royalties would be utterly insane for Sirius though.

Another very good reason to just have a one week tribute, rather than a year around channel.

#18 of 29 Big Dog

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Posted November 10 2006 - 11:28 AM

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XM's going to phase out Cinemagic?? Damn - that's always been one of my favorite channels.

We're almost half way through November, and XM still has Cinemagic. Does anybody have an update on whether it's going to be phased out soon?

#19 of 29 KevinJ

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Posted November 10 2006 - 12:03 PM

Afaik Cinemagic's staying put.

#20 of 29 Big Dog

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Posted November 10 2006 - 12:27 PM

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Afaik Cinemagic's staying put.

Good!

I'm a dual subscriber to both Sirius and XM, with a preference for Sirius. But Cinemagic is one of the channels that keeps me as an XM subscriber.


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