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Old 08-29-2011, 01:05 PM
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Default Re: My rant on today's pop music

Originally Posted by Cliff5550 View Post
All the same kind of crap was shoveled out by people my age when I started in the 60s. The "old farts" were doing their Pat Boone, Nat King Cole, Perry Como covers and us kids couldn't catch a break. Blah, blah, blah.
When today's "I want my own music and my own style" people get older they're going to hear complaints about those old techno farts making it hard for good young bands to get their mainstream attention.
The more it changes, the more it stays the same. And so it goes...
Sure, there's always been music with little soul or cleverness produced just for the $$, but there was a lot more real stuff on "hip" TV and radio shows.

Originally Posted by Cliff5550 View Post
(It's kind of sad to me when I read comments by musicians that there's too much emphasis on professionalism.)
Not very slick and a really bad bum note, but inspired:

This one is terribly self indulgent with all those long solos - it'll never sell:

Uh oh, here's a drum song - our focus groups show that people don't care for drum songs by old, unkempt guys:

I'm guessing you aren't saddened any more ...
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