02:50:33 PM Jul 23rd 2016
(Does anyone even read these things anymore?) I think this trope should be renamed "Future Classics Radio" or something like that. A station that plays only current hits is nothing unusual; it's called Top 40. This trope is more about only playing songs people will remember ten, twenty, thirty years down the line, and usually only ones they'll remember fondly.
03:40:12 PM Oct 1st 2012
In Life on M Ars (series 1), one episode finishes off with If by Roger Whittaker, along with footage from the BBC series he had - Gene and Sam had been discussing musical preferences after Sam had advised Marc Bolan to be cautious when driving...