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GreatLakesTiger24
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help me understand the attraction to classic rock

What do you like about it? Do you identify with the artists personally and the rock lifestyle? Do the lyrics do it for you?

I am in college and I've heard it all from growing up in Louisiana and Michigan. Aside from a couple of stones, zepplin, skynyrd, ccr, and allman brothers, i don't see the appeal.

Am I missing something? Or should I just stick to my outlaw country and hood shit?



windriver
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re: help me understand the attraction to classic rock
Yeah, you missed being on the planet in the late 60's and early to mid 70's.


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Breesus
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hood shit


i introduced a bunch of guys at the warehouse i used ot work at that only listen to hardcore gangster rap to Dark Side of the Moon, and they loved it. In turn, they introduced me to a bunch of rap music, which i now listen to daily.

Go into music with an open mind, and you wont be disappointed.

Go into music with expectations or looking for something and you will never find it.

Music, in all forms, is not something meant to be understood but rather it is meant to be enjoyed.

Music is music. Nothing more, nothing less. And never let anyone tell you otherwise.


GreatLakesTiger24
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re: help me understand the attraction to classic rock
I actually like classic rock, i was just trying to point out how stupid the other two threads are. like i've said before, ABB is my favorite act by a mile.

frick pink floyd tho, i'll never get them.


JohnZeroQ
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Go into music with an open mind, and you wont be disappointed.

Go into music with expectations or looking for something and you will never find it.

Music, in all forms, is not something meant to be understood but rather it is meant to be enjoyed.

Music is music. Nothing more, nothing less. And never let anyone tell you otherwise.


I was going to say Classic rock does something to me that I cannot explain. The rock genre has not and will not ever sound like it did back then.


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JohnZeroQ
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re: help me understand the attraction to classic rock
What aspects of ABB do you like most?


GreatLakesTiger24
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re: help me understand the attraction to classic rock
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What aspects of ABB do you like most?



their musical/instrumental skillz and sound


Gtothemoney
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re: help me understand the attraction to classic rock
LINK

Could never go wrong this.


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Breesus
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i'll never get them.

understandable

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frick pink floyd

this statement is sacrilegious to me and it bothers me more than people who insult god fwiw.


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Kafka
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re: help me understand the attraction to classic rock
i call dibs on the "help me understand the attraction to klezmer" thread


GreatLakesTiger24
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re: help me understand the attraction to classic rock
I want Irish folk music


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LSUTygerFan
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re: help me understand the attraction to classic rock
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attraction to classic rock


real musicians playing real instruments and actually singing the songs.


GreatLakesTiger24
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heehaw
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re: help me understand the attraction to classic rock
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frick pink floyd tho, i'll never get them.


frick you


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LSUTygerFan
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re: help me understand the attraction to classic rock


truth is truth


Tennessee Jed
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re: help me understand the attraction to classic rock
modern classic rock radio stations have ruined the vast majorite of that genre for me.

sorry, I can only listen to money and pinball wizard so many times


heehaw
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re: help me understand the attraction to classic rock
But really tho, I cant explain why I love classic rock. Electric guitars, great vocals, great lyrics. Plus the entire social landscape of the country back in the 60's and 70's, when rock was at its peak.


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brewhan davey
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re: help me understand the attraction to classic rock
1.5/10

But ISWYDT


LSUTygerFan
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re: help me understand the attraction to classic rock
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modern classic rock radio stations have ruined the vast majorite of that genre for me.


i rarely listen to music on the radio. I could listen to the music on my ipod for a week straight and not hear the same song twice.


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parrotdr
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modern classic rock radio stations have ruined the vast majority of that genre for me. sorry, I can only listen to money and pinball wizard so many times


Good point. Just like pop stations, the classic rock stations play mostly from a relatively small selection. Ironically, they don't play the "vast majority". I LOVE classic rock (grew up in 70's) but don't listen to the stations myself.


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