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What's gone wrong with Popular Music?
      26/02/12 02:32 PM

Listening to hit records from the 1960's in the car with my wife (who comes from a remote island where they haven't even heard of the Beatles) and she loved every song, and is right now blasting them out in her study.

I got to thinking about that just now, and wondered why. I mean she loves modern dance music and bops about to that no end, but the 60's stuff she wants to really listen to.

I realised that (except for the conversion to CD) this was all recorded on tape, by people who spent years learning the trade, using specialist equipment that cost an absolute fortune, in fabulous studios usually in London, where Tom Dick and Harry would never be able to afford to record.

So maybe those that were sponsored to be recorded there by these experts had a much harder road to travel, and consequently had to be better, much better, than their counterparts today, who basically record themselves and post to You Tube or Facebook.

Or am I being a boring old fart with no idea of how good todays music is?





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* What's gone wrong with Popular Music? Howdy Doody Time 26/02/12 02:32 PM
. * Re: What's gone wrong with Popular Music? Hamund   05/03/12 08:07 PM
. * Re: What's gone wrong with Popular Music? HollowAxis   28/02/12 10:06 AM
. * Re: What's gone wrong with Popular Music? Shambolic Charm   28/02/12 09:37 AM
. * Re: What's gone wrong with Popular Music? zenguitarModerator   28/02/12 01:07 PM
. * Re: What's gone wrong with Popular Music? Scramble   28/02/12 02:46 PM
. * Re: What's gone wrong with Popular Music? steve355   27/02/12 10:48 PM
. * Re: What's gone wrong with Popular Music? MadManDan   05/03/12 03:09 PM
. * Re: What's gone wrong with Popular Music? The_Big_Piano_Player   05/03/12 01:21 PM
. * Re: What's gone wrong with Popular Music? Gone To Lunch   28/02/12 09:29 AM
. * Re: What's gone wrong with Popular Music? Scramble   28/02/12 11:08 AM
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. * Re: What's gone wrong with Popular Music? HollowAxis   27/02/12 08:10 PM
. * Re: What's gone wrong with Popular Music? Richie Royale   28/02/12 08:56 AM
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. * Re: What's gone wrong with Popular Music? MarkOne   27/02/12 11:08 AM
. * Re: What's gone wrong with Popular Music? Scramble   27/02/12 11:57 AM
. * Re: What's gone wrong with Popular Music? Shambolic Charm   27/02/12 09:43 AM
. * Re: What's gone wrong with Popular Music? BJG145   27/02/12 12:13 PM
. * Re: What's gone wrong with Popular Music? Samurai Jack   27/02/12 10:00 AM
. * Re: What's gone wrong with Popular Music? OneWorld   27/02/12 03:28 PM
. * Re: What's gone wrong with Popular Music? James PerrettModerator   27/02/12 05:23 PM
. * Re: What's gone wrong with Popular Music? OneWorld   27/02/12 06:59 PM
. * Re: What's gone wrong with Popular Music? Richie Royale   27/02/12 01:22 PM
. * Re: What's gone wrong with Popular Music? Howdy Doody Time   27/02/12 01:30 PM
. * Re: What's gone wrong with Popular Music? James PerrettModerator   27/02/12 10:26 AM
. * Re: What's gone wrong with Popular Music? Scramble   27/02/12 10:44 AM
. * Re: What's gone wrong with Popular Music? BJG145   27/02/12 08:44 AM
. * Re: What's gone wrong with Popular Music? Gone To Lunch   26/02/12 09:59 PM
. * Re: What's gone wrong with Popular Music? grab   27/02/12 01:57 PM
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. * Re: What's gone wrong with Popular Music? nathanscribe   26/02/12 05:17 PM
. * Re: What's gone wrong with Popular Music? desmond   26/02/12 04:26 PM
. * Re: What's gone wrong with Popular Music? Phil O   26/02/12 05:07 PM
. * Re: What's gone wrong with Popular Music? Howdy Doody Time   27/02/12 02:31 AM
. * Re: What's gone wrong with Popular Music? Ed_J90   26/02/12 03:54 PM
. * Re: What's gone wrong with Popular Music? OneWorld   26/02/12 03:51 PM
. * Re: What's gone wrong with Popular Music? Paggos   03/03/12 08:00 PM
. * Re: What's gone wrong with Popular Music? grab   05/03/12 12:27 AM
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