Re: making you pay

John Hlavaty ([email protected])
Wed, 2 Sep 1998 09:51:36 -0500

I wrote:
> > When an artist tries to gain additional income from past successes,=20
> > that also is a definition of "selling-out". The artist has no new=20
> > material, but is living off of past glory or trying to make fans pay=20
> > for an item they may very well have in their collections in other =
> > formats.

to which Khufu snickered:
> "trying to make fans pay for an item they may very well have"...?
> so they are like twisting your arm as they push you through the
> check out counter?

No one is making me do anything. I was just relaying a
hypothetical example of why some fans might
be upset. Of course, I'm *sure* your reply is
also hypothetical. :-)
Personally, I would willingly purchase a "traditional"
greatest hits type of album. I'd just be more happy if it were
more. ;-D



John J. Hlavaty, Ph.D. Tel: 978-927-5054 ext. 360
New England BioLabs, Inc. Fax: 978-922-7251
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Beverly, Ma 01915

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