Talk:8½ Souvenirs

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This article was deleted at one point due to alleged non-notability. I found a reference which established notability under the WP:BAND requirements, namely "has been the subject of a half hour or longer broadcast on a national radio or TV network." That was the nationally broadcast Austin City Limits episode #69 and the segment was approximately 30 minutes. While I realize this isn't a very famous band (and is now defunct) they are fairly well known in Austin and as indicated got some national exposure via Austin City Limits. Thanks, -- Planders 22:16, 13 March 2007 (UTC)

The link doesn't lead to anything. Where is the evidence of a 30-minute or longer broadcast? Deb (talk) 18:30, 15 February 2008 (UTC)

I found a link which lists the 30 minute 1998 Austin City Limits appearance. However it appears to be blacklisted as a spam site so I can't link it directly. The site appears legitimate to me at first glance. The link is http://www. tvrage.com/Austin_City_Limits/episodes/16159/23x10 (remove the space after www.) Here is a link to a festival that featured the band's successor, Paris 49. I have no idea if/when those links will eventually go stale. I think the band was sufficiently notable as at least a regional influence but I'm not going to endlessly defend this article's notability. - Planders (talk) 03:00, 28 March 2008 (UTC)

More supporting links[edit]

Here are several other supporting links I found. This band was signed to RCA Victor records and released at least 2 albums under that label, which I think should qualify under band criteria #5. The two albums were "Happy Feet" and "Twisted Desire" and can be checked under the yahoo or amazon links below.

Unless there is further disagreement I'll remove the delete notice in about 24 hours. - Planders (talk) 03:22, 28 March 2008 (UTC)

OK, I added a few details on the article page that should help establish notability. The record labels behind the releases can be verified by the links above. - Planders (talk) 21:52, 28 March 2008 (UTC)