Originally Posted by inneedofgrace
In my band, we play (and I sing lead on) Cream's Sunshine of Your Love. When we play out at restaurants where younger kids can see us, they recognize the song despite it being from 1967, because it was on one of the Guitar Hero video games...
As much as I am NOT a video game person, I think this is actually a cool aspect of Guitar Hero/Rock band.
All these old songs are getting new life with a new audience. Kids today actually have some sense of music history, even if said history is limited to rock-n-roll of the past 40 years.