Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Off The Mark Prediction

History is full of bad predictions. Each week I will feature one of them...

"We don't like their sound, and guitar music is on the way out."

Decca Recording Co. rejecting the Beatles, 1962



12 comments:

  1. Predictions can be eerily correct or oh so off the mark, like this example!!

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  2. I wonder how long that particular record exec kept his job?

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    1. That's the saddest part of it all. Sometimes it's best not to say too much.

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  3. Hah... double failure. Bad prediction and rejected the Beatles.

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    1. I can't imagine how this company felt after the Beatles skyrocketed to stardom!

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  4. Hahahahaha!
    I'm laughing especially bout guitar music being on the way out. OK then. Tell that too..rock n roll why don't you? lol

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    1. I know! Guitar music on the way out?? Come on!

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  5. Ha ha, these ought to be interesting!! Wonder how hard they kicked themselves after rejecting the Beetles... someone may have lost their job! ;)

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    1. I'd guess they kicked themselves very hard! This group still lives on. Talk about a major blunder!

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  6. Boy, was THAT a double wrong!

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