the wild riot outside Station WPOP on Asylum
St., Hartford, this week was the result of
a promotion stunt, you can bet that nobody
is admitting it.
happened is that part-time deejay Bob Scott
locked himself in a studio, denied entrance
to everybody including Station Mgr. Phil Zoppi,
and proceeded to play "This Old Man He
Played One" 15 times an hour for 12 hours.
long Scott planned his musical filibuster
will never be known.
arrived on the scene after 300 Trinity College
students appeared in person to demand that
he at least flip the disc and play the other
students jostled and pushed and made more
noise than tenants in the swank Shelbourne
Apartments, which houses the station, could
before the collegians broke it up and headed
back to their frat houses and dormitories,
Scott turned to other melodies.