Re: Album Oriented Rock (AOR)--A dying radio format.
One of the stranger AOR stories is Jefferson Starship. Sandwiched between Jefferson Airplane and the absolutely poppier Starship, this incarnation of the band had some pretty terrific AOR stuff. I hope i'm not retreading here:
Find Your Way Back
Winds of Change
No Way Out
Love these tracks. It all went commercially successful with the release of Knee Deep in the Hoopla
, and we as fans were forced to embrace the sell out or separate them into eras, as is the case with many bands of the era.
If you're watchin' a parade, make sure you stand in one spot, don't follow it, it never changes. And if the parade is boring, run in the opposite direction, you will fast-foward the parade. --Mitch Hedberg