Re: poly: Why Oldies Stations?

From: Perry E. Metzger <>
Date: Mon Apr 06 1998 - 09:54:28 PDT

Robin Hanson writes:
> This model is sufficient to explain the fact that young people experiment
> more than old people. But I'm not so sure it explains how most young
> exploring people tend to experiment with very new music, seemingly mostly
> ignoring the music older people like. If it was just a matter of matching
> music to individual characteristics, why focus on brand new music?

That might have more to do with record company marketing practices
than anything else.

Received on Mon Apr 6 16:55:55 1998

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