Entertainment Why do some artists refuse to play a full song on the Howard Stern Show?

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  1. fan22

    fan22 Well-Known Member

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    It always annoys me when someone like Stevie Wonder comes on and never completes a full song when performing. What gives?
     
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    It's a whole thing.
     
  3. Tyler9258

    Tyler9258 Old friends, old whiskey, old songs

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    Don't ask, Robin.
     
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    Stevie Wonder? He's around.
     
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    I enjoy the nonsense that is fan22
     
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    ...why should stevie wonder give up a song performance for howard to own 100%
     
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    I thought Howard likes the medleys, gives him more time to interrupt. They can do the hits quickly. There's a lot of emphasis on the show to keep things moving, which is probably a good thing.
     
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    This is exactly why. It has nothing to do with keeping the show moving.
     
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    Billy Joel and a few others will not sing a complete song either. Just annoys me.
     
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    Iirc it has something with future payment of royalties.
     
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    i think that its a combination of the time of day (these guys probably don't normally rise before noon), and that generally the live performance is so superior to the studio recording that nobody will buy the record once they hear it live.
     
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    Because Howard spits and doesn't swallow. They return the favor.
     
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    Not enough marbles.
     
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    Robin's obesity disturbs them.
     
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    Read the 'Media release' they probably sign.......
     
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    It is not bs. It is hard to sing early in the morning. Not just 'cause they're rock stars.
     
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    Buy the fucking album if you want to hear the whole song, you cheapass motherfucker.....
     
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    The rest of the song? It's around.
     
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    "Stevie, I imagine the worst thing about being blind is, in a sense, not being able to see your own beautiful black cock."
     
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    Who cares? The overly long and frequent interviews are a big part of what killed the show for me.
     
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