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I'm finally posting my old TWC footage (mostly early 90's)
« on: February 28, 2017, 03:49:51 AM »
Took a few years to find a reliable VHS player and capture device, but footage is finally being uploaded.

This will encompass all sorts of things I have recorded (accidentally and intentionally) on video but the main focus will be TWC. I try to provide a full hour broadcast from each date if available.

http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIalko4_NlpMp6mlcKboZhA
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Re: I'm finally posting my old TWC footage (mostly early 90's)
« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2017, 10:37:34 AM »
These are awesome! Thanks for sharing!

I watched the one from July 1993. It's weird that your local forecast with "Windows" playing has the full song. IIRC, at least for the first week or two, Kenny G's "End of the Night" would play for the first few seconds, and then "Windows" would kick in.
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Re: I'm finally posting my old TWC footage (mostly early 90's)
« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2017, 08:08:39 PM »
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IIRC, at least for the first week or two, Kenny G's "End of the Night" would play for the first few seconds, and then "Windows" would kick in.

Yes indeed.  "End of the night" would abruptly change over to "Windows" at about 17 seconds into the LF.  This occurred on the "Tri-State Weather" Local Forecasts

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Re: I'm finally posting my old TWC footage (mostly early 90's)
« Reply #3 on: March 19, 2017, 11:17:16 PM »
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IIRC, at least for the first week or two, Kenny G's "End of the Night" would play for the first few seconds, and then "Windows" would kick in.

Yes indeed.  "End of the night" would abruptly change over to "Windows" at about 17 seconds into the LF.  This occurred on the "Tri-State Weather" Local Forecasts

At just those times? Weird.
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Re: I'm finally posting my old TWC footage (mostly early 90's)
« Reply #4 on: April 04, 2017, 05:58:03 PM »
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IIRC, at least for the first week or two, Kenny G's "End of the Night" would play for the first few seconds, and then "Windows" would kick in.

Yes indeed.  "End of the night" would abruptly change over to "Windows" at about 17 seconds into the LF.  This occurred on the "Tri-State Weather" Local Forecasts

At just those times? Weird.
Yep... only during the times that Tri-State Weather would air.. and this odd error occurred throughout the entire month that this playlist was used.

It's possibly because  Tri-State WX local Forecasts would often have their own dedicated music tracks.  My theory is that the 3-minute LF's that were used during Tri-State Weather were indeed "LL" Flavors and not "J" Flavors.   It seems that the July 93 Playlist used 5 songs for their "J" Flavor Local Forecast (including the full version of "Windows"),  but the playlist had only one song for their "LL" Flavors: The weird "End of the Night"/"Windows" mishmash.

If you peruse the playlists on your site (the PDF zip files from BMI or The Weather Channel), you will notice that the songs listed as LL flavors were the songs used only during Tri-State Weather. 

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Re: I'm finally posting my old TWC footage (mostly early 90's)
« Reply #5 on: April 05, 2017, 03:33:11 PM »
If you peruse the playlists on your site (the PDF zip files from BMI or The Weather Channel), you will notice that the songs listed as LL flavors were the songs used only during Tri-State Weather.

Wow. I thought those were only used during "Headlines."
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