The definition of
"radio" is changing so much that the concept of Internet
Radio isn't as controversial or downright crazy as it might have seemed
just a few years ago.
satellite radio is much more of a reality than AM/FM (terrestrial)
radio ever thought it would be. ipods and iphones have become the listening
method of choice for millions of people, younger and older.
(Both XM/Sirius satellite radio and ipods have only been around since 2001!)
stations stream on the Internet, side-by-side with 100% Internet
stations, some of which are full-time and others, part-time or on
demand. Is it radio or is it a listening service? And do
listeners really care, if they're getting what they want?
the Internet talk radio operation I launched in March, 2006, never
really got a chance to take off, as I was offered an opportunity
that seemed too good to be true on AM talk radio. (And it turned out to be exactly that--too
good to be true!)
summer of 2007. To my surprise, a number of people in both my
personal life and the radio industry suggested I bring
Radio George back. After much thought, I came up with a
number of ideas for Radio George, and decided to concentrate
on some specialized music formats that aren't being offered in the
Kansas City radio market.
And it looks like
we're not just talking Kansas City...listeners in more than 2,500
cities in over 70 countries
are tuning in regularly and writing to say how much they enjoy
Radio George all over the world.
is on-demand Internet radio with some very special features:
No songs are repeated
across the Real Oldies and Smooth Jazz channels. It's an incredible
variety of music
When you click on any
link or any advertiser's display ad for more information, the
music will go with you as you look at that page! Your
listening enjoyment is not interrupted.
Don't like a song? No
problem - you can use the player control to bail out and move to the
Need to pause your
listening? Use the pause control and resume your listening right
where you left off!
Be sure to check out
the various stations
and let me know what you think and what you like by sending email.
Better yet, tell your
family, friends and co-workers to come on over to Radio
George.com and hear what they've been missing.
Welcome to the New
World of Internet Radio.