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(Do You Remember)   You might be a millennial if you can't name a single song from 'Led Zeppelin IV,' 'Exile on Main Street,' or the 'Saturday Night Fever' soundtrack   ( doyouremember.com) divider line
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2017-10-01 02:44:12 AM  
50 votes:
Who gives two shiats that youngins cannt name songs that old folks listen to?
2017-10-01 02:43:05 AM  
22 votes:
8. 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' (1967)
Artist: The Beatles The culmination of years of artistic maturation and bold experimentation. The original rock concept LP.


Try again.

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2017-10-01 07:02:02 AM  
20 votes:
Credits: aarp.org

The most telling part of TFA....
2017-10-01 08:38:11 AM  
19 votes:

Aezetyr: In 30, 40, or 50 years time, no one is going to give two farks about the vast majority of the music released in this generation, my generation or the one before that either. Change is inevitable, these nostalgiaphiles need to realize that.


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Robert Johnson laughs at your shenanigans.
2017-10-01 07:00:39 AM  
19 votes:

cman: Who gives two shiats that youngins cannt name songs that old folks listen to?


Yeah. I wonder how many of them can name a single Count Basie song?
2017-10-01 08:25:04 AM  
13 votes:
Am I the only person in the world who hates Led Zeppelin?  Plant's voice just irritates me.
2017-10-01 08:30:36 AM  
10 votes:
 In 30, 40, or 50 years time, no one is going to give two farks about the vast majority of the music released in this generation, my generation or the one before that either. Change is inevitable, these nostalgiaphiles need to realize that.
2017-10-01 08:42:42 AM  
9 votes:
This is just a list of old albums. There's no evidence provided that Millennials don't know these albums. I'm a Millennial and I know most of them pretty well
2017-10-01 11:15:30 AM  
8 votes:

solokumba: Took my wife's car to the grocery the other day. Her radio was set to a New Country station and i listened to 3 songs before arriving at the shop. Every one of those songs had the same beat, girl, tractor, truck theme and the singers were so bad. Just terrible. I grew up in middle Tennessee and I never had a country accent. Why do new country singers think they have to sound like that? Especially when many of them were born in California or Massachusetts? GOD I HATE NEW COUNTRY!


Sir Mashalot: Mind-Blowing SIX Song Country Mashup
Youtube FY8SwIvxj8o
2017-10-01 10:02:45 AM  
8 votes:
I've always been somewhat mystified by the iconic reputation of The Rolling Stones.

They released 4 really good albums between 68 and 71 and whole lot of crap before and after. To be fair, Exile is an incredible album.

But, pound for pound, maybe the most overrated band of all time.

/Hot take
2017-10-01 10:04:57 AM  
7 votes:
Took my wife's car to the grocery the other day. Her radio was set to a New Country station and i listened to 3 songs before arriving at the shop. Every one of those songs had the same beat, girl, tractor, truck theme and the singers were so bad. Just terrible. I grew up in middle Tennessee and I never had a country accent. Why do new country singers think they have to sound like that? Especially when many of them were born in California or Massachusetts? GOD I HATE NEW COUNTRY!

Stringbean with Earl Scruggs and Lester Flat-Run little rabbit run
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2017-10-01 08:58:46 AM  
7 votes:

hashtag.acronym: EvilEgg: cman: Who gives two shiats that youngins cannt name songs that old folks listen to? Yeah. I wonder how many of them can name a single Count Basie song? I'm 33.  Should I know who that is?


Seen Blazing Saddles?

My favorite scene from Blazing Saddles, featuring Count Basie and his Orchestra
Youtube ZzKUVsHL7ac
2017-10-01 03:32:28 PM  
6 votes:
Just FYI for older people

The whole concept of albums has been losing meaning for the last decade and a half. Lots of younger people like Zeppelin, but their experience of Zeppelin is Youtube, bar jukeboxes, and the like. Places where you hear individual songs, not listen to whole albums at a go.

/I'm too old for today's kids
//I'm too young for yesterday's old farts
2017-10-01 08:45:48 AM  
6 votes:

solokumba: Robert Johnson


It's amazing how you can look at a picture of somebody's fingers across a guitar neck and just ~know~ they're going to take you for a musical ride.
2017-10-01 10:13:26 AM  
5 votes:

solokumba: Took my wife's car to the grocery the other day. Her radio was set to a New Country station and i listened to 3 songs before arriving at the shop. Every one of those songs had the same beat, girl, tractor, truck theme and the singers were so bad. Just terrible. I grew up in middle Tennessee and I never had a country accent. Why do new country singers think they have to sound like that? Especially when many of them were born in California or Massachusetts? GOD I HATE NEW COUNTRY!


You're making the mistake of thinking it's "new country" when it's really not. It's Redneck Pop Music.
2017-10-01 09:08:17 AM  
5 votes:

whither_apophis: Kashmir, Never Said, and Dancing Queen


Either you're trying to be funny or you're musically illiterate. Can't figure out which. No matter which one you pick, it's a fail.

My parents raised me on the music they listened to when they were younger, so I have a greater appreciation for so-called "oldies" music or classic rock than most people my age (I'm 35). I also would rather listen to Frank Sinatra, the Dave Brubeck Quartet, or Miles Davis than anything on Top 40 radio nowadays, barring Adele and maybe a couple of other singers. It's not because I don't think there's good music today, I'm sure there is. I just don't have the desire to go combing through all the shiat to find it. I'd rather put on Kind of Blue or Pure Desmond and know it's going to be epic rather than put something on and hope it doesn't suck.
2017-10-01 08:29:27 AM  
5 votes:
Or you might just not like those types of music.
2017-10-01 12:30:39 PM  
4 votes:

hashtag.acronym: EvilEgg: cman: Who gives two shiats that youngins cannt name songs that old folks listen to?

Yeah. I wonder how many of them can name a single Count Basie song?

I'm 33.  Should I know who that is?


If you are an American, then YES.  You should.  But for some reason a lot of people don't think our greatest art form is worth teaching in the public schools
2017-10-01 09:06:29 AM  
4 votes:
In 50 years we Millenials will be complaining the young-uns can't name a single Saint Vincent song.

Wait, I can't name a single Saint Vincent song. Damn Millenials have forgettable music.
2017-10-01 08:43:57 AM  
4 votes:

MichiganFTL: For millennials, Saturday Night Fever is something they take penicillin for, not listen to.


Does anyone choose to listen to Saturday Night Fever anymore?
2017-10-01 08:04:49 PM  
3 votes:
theurge14:
But for my ears, they're just sloppy '60s Brits badly playing the Motown they listened to when they were younger.

The Motown artists were contemporaries of the Stones. Mick, Keith and the gang listened to singers like Howlin' Wolf and Muddy Waters when they were youngsters.

Where do you think they got their name from?
2017-10-01 04:15:59 PM  
3 votes:
I couldn't trust someone's opinion on music if they're just completely unaware of older stuff. Just like I wouldn't trust someone's opinion who only likes oldies and is completely unaware of current music.
2017-10-01 02:25:11 PM  
3 votes:

Buttknuckle: Am I the only person in the world who hates Led Zeppelin?  Plant's voice just irritates me.


I've gotten into many an argument by saying The Beatles are the most overrated band of all time.  (OF ALL TIME, etc!)

When a band is widely proclaimed to OMG TEH GREATEST EVER it inherently makes them overrated because music is subjective.

This makes people mad.  MAD.

/it's amusing to watch them blow a gasket over the Beatles
2017-10-01 12:39:26 PM  
3 votes:
Yeah and when those albums were coming out the old people then just biatched and said 'This isn't Bing Crosby. Stupid kids.'
2017-10-01 12:15:01 PM  
3 votes:
The Millenials that don't know these bands probably had parents that didn't take the time to expose these bands to them, which is the sad part. It's something that should be a rite of passage. My parents exposed me (a Gen-Xer) to Glenn Miller, Buddy Holly, Hank Williams, and other "before my time" artists. We do the same thing with our daughters, which is why the eldest digs Nick Drake and the youngest has been running around the house this week singing Queen's "Don't Stop Me Now."

Radio has a lot to do with this, as well. If a Millenial turns on a classic rock radio station, they're only going to hear one of six or seven Zeppelin songs ad nauseum. If they're not encouraged to dig a little deeper, they may assume their whole catalogue sounds the same. This isn't a new phenomenon, though. As a child of the 80's, I didn't know about the prog side of Genesis until a high school teacher told me about it after Invisible Touch came out - I just figured their catalogue was all poppy, since radio never played anything from the Gabriel/Hackett era.
2017-10-01 11:49:01 AM  
3 votes:
Not knowing songs on those albums has nothing to do with one's age.
2017-10-01 10:12:34 AM  
3 votes:
Yeah, subby. This Gen X-er wants to know if you can name a song off of:

Into the Labyrinth
Floodland
Gala
Hatful of Hollow
Hyaena

and
The Head on the Door

Not all of us were into mainstream rock and disco music. Although I do own all of Led Zeppelin's albums. I had to look up the Rolling Stones album because they mean very little to me.

But hey. Name one song from the album Ice Cream Castles  and I'll be slightly impressed.
2017-10-01 09:13:40 AM  
3 votes:
I can't name three One Direction songs.

Hell, I can barely name One Direction.
2017-10-01 08:51:29 AM  
3 votes:

Buttknuckle: Am I the only person in the world who hates Led Zeppelin?  Plant's voice just irritates me.


I don't disagree.  And I think many of their lyrics are silly.  But man, did they have some great guitar riffs.
2017-10-01 08:41:16 AM  
3 votes:

Buttknuckle: Am I the only person in the world who hates Led Zeppelin?  Plant's voice just irritates me.


I wouldn't use the word hate, but I think they're highly overrated.
2017-10-01 02:59:52 AM  
3 votes:
Or you could be an old boomer suffering from the early stages of dementia.
2017-10-01 03:09:11 PM  
2 votes:
Led Zeppelin? Eh...

Blue Oyster Cult? TURN IT UP.


And that's why I don't know a lot of Led Zeppelin songs.
2017-10-01 02:40:20 PM  
2 votes:
Millennials aren't kids anymore, they're in their mid-20s to mid-30s, i.e. they became young adults or came of age with George W. Bush's administration.

/29
//Spent my teens obsessed with the Beatles. Got hooked on Queen in college.
///Slashy-slashy.
2017-10-01 02:30:43 PM  
2 votes:

solokumba: Took my wife's car to the grocery the other day. Her radio was set to a New Country station and i listened to 3 songs before arriving at the shop. Every one of those songs had the same beat, girl, tractor, truck theme and the singers were so bad. Just terrible. I grew up in middle Tennessee and I never had a country accent. Why do new country singers think they have to sound like that? Especially when many of them were born in California or Massachusetts? GOD I HATE NEW COUNTRY!


The thing I hate about the current state of country music, which has taken a while to gestate, is the celebration of ignorance.  It used to be that it was a celebration of everyday working folks.  Now it's a celebration of ignorance.  The accent is just part of the patina of shiat that gets applied to what we now call country music.  Take "Folsom Prison Blues" or "I Can't Stop Loving You"  Those are classic country songs.  They spoke of ordinary people with feelings and aspirations and lives.  Contrast that with "Before He Cheats" or ... jesus, not even going to look for examples because fark that noise.  The songs are about bullshiat.

AND it has the same problem that all popular music has now, which is that it sounds like shiat.  Over-compressed, one beat bullshiat.
2017-10-01 02:27:58 PM  
2 votes:

ZZ9 Plural Z Alpha: This is just a list of old albums. There's no evidence provided that Millennials don't know these albums. I'm a Millennial and I know most of them pretty well


This.

What the Fark do they think millenials listed to as kids?  Chances are it was their parents music choices.  So if they don't know them I'd say that is more a reflection on the parents musical tastes than the millenials.

/luckily my dad has great taste in music
2017-10-01 01:55:50 PM  
2 votes:

kukukupo: hashtag.acronym: EvilEgg: cman: Who gives two shiats that youngins cannt name songs that old folks listen to?

Yeah. I wonder how many of them can name a single Count Basie song?

I'm 33.  Should I know who that is?

If you are an American, then YES.  You should.  But for some reason a lot of people don't think our greatest art form is worth teaching in the public schools


Thankfully  that is not 100% true

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2017-10-01 01:10:53 PM  
2 votes:
Ha, that list in the article mentions the Eagles.

As an elder, I can tell you Millennials there's not a single, compelling reason to check them out.

Besides, the only Boomer-era band you really need is Big Star.
2017-10-01 12:50:28 PM  
2 votes:
Your Nostalgia Rock is boring and so are you.
2017-10-01 12:34:18 PM  
2 votes:
The most egomaniacal generation.

No I'm not talking about millennials.
2017-10-01 11:31:27 AM  
2 votes:

Buttknuckle: Am I the only person in the world who hates Led Zeppelin?  Plant's voice just irritates me.


No, you are not...I know I'll get a lot of flack for this, but Led Zeppelin and Pink Floyd are (2) bands that I just don't see the appeal of. I know - like, hey man, like, that's you opinion man....to each their own.
2017-10-01 11:19:59 AM  
2 votes:

phaseolus: Dragonflew: solokumba: I grew up in middle Tennessee and I never had a country accent. Why do new country singers think they have to sound like that?

CANADIAN country singers drawl. It embarrasses me.

Hell, 20 years ago, a Canadian lite-rock singer made a fortune bawling "Lahhhf is a Hahhh-way, Ahhh'm gonna raaaahd it awwwl naaaht lawwwwng", and I thought that was pretty f'ing ridiculous.


That song makes me want to punch a baby.
2017-10-01 10:53:07 AM  
2 votes:

clkeagle: Pazuzu Smith-Jones: solokumba: Took my wife's car to the grocery the other day. Her radio was set to a New Country station and i listened to 3 songs before arriving at the shop. Every one of those songs had the same beat, girl, tractor, truck theme and the singers were so bad. Just terrible. I grew up in middle Tennessee and I never had a country accent. Why do new country singers think they have to sound like that? Especially when many of them were born in California or Massachusetts? GOD I HATE NEW COUNTRY!

[Youtube-video https://www.youtube.com/embed/8uOy3WdT3mY]

Your wife must be an awesome human being. I personally couldn't be married to anyone who listened to that sh*t, whatever his other qualities.

I regret only being able to


(Stupid mobile site)

I regret only being able to give this one Smart vote. Musical tastes certainly don't have to be identical (says the prog guy), but they have to be compatible for a relationship to work.

I've always wanted to do a Myers-Briggs style personality research project based on an individual's musical tastes.
2017-10-01 10:33:51 AM  
2 votes:

Gordon Bennett: Try again


Pet Sounds, brilliant though it is, isn't really a "concept album." Besides, the notion of a thematically unified record goes back to Woody Guthrie and Frank Sinatra.

/Harrumph
2017-10-01 10:17:11 AM  
2 votes:

Coco LaFemme: whither_apophis: Kashmir, Never Said, and Dancing Queen

Either you're trying to be funny or you're musically illiterate. Can't figure out which. No matter which one you pick, it's a fail.


I disagree. The first one is clever. The second one is brilliantly troll-y.
2017-10-01 10:15:12 AM  
2 votes:

solokumba: Took my wife's car to the grocery the other day. Her radio was set to a New Country station and i listened to 3 songs before arriving at the shop. Every one of those songs had the same beat, girl, tractor, truck theme and the singers were so bad. Just terrible. I grew up in middle Tennessee and I never had a country accent. Why do new country singers think they have to sound like that? Especially when many of them were born in California or Massachusetts? GOD I HATE NEW COUNTRY!

[Youtube-video https://www.youtube.com/embed/8uOy3WdT3mY]


Your wife must be an awesome human being. I personally couldn't be married to anyone who listened to that sh*t, whatever his other qualities.
2017-10-01 09:34:46 AM  
2 votes:
As a bigger fan of The Stones' Beggar's Banquet, Sticky Fingers and Let It Bleed I and to stop and think about Exile on Main Street.

Tumbling Dice.
2017-10-01 09:29:47 AM  
2 votes:

Buttknuckle: Am I the only person in the world who hates Led Zeppelin?  Plant's voice just irritates me.


Fantastic band, meaning the ones playing instruments, and Plant is a singer of exceptional range. The issue I have with them is that Plant was singing throughout, whether there were lyrics or not. Far too much random noisemaking, shrill ooohs, aaaahs, eeeehs, and other random nonsense vocals incessantly distract from the actual music being played.
2017-10-01 09:17:17 AM  
2 votes:

shastacola: Buttknuckle: Am I the only person in the world who hates Led Zeppelin?  Plant's voice just irritates me.

I wouldn't use the word hate, but I think they're highly overrated.


I like Led Zeppelin enough that I could probably write the tracklist of the first four albums correctly from memory. But I've personally never given two craps about the Stones... certainly recognized the album, but couldn't name which tracks were or weren't on it. I was only half right when I checked.

Saturday Night Fever is a gimme if you just think about it for a few minutes. Most Millennials, and even a good number of iGen kids, have heard at least half of its soundtrack in other settings.
2017-10-01 08:43:05 AM  
2 votes:

vinniethepoo: hashtag.acronym: EvilEgg: cman: Who gives two shiats that youngins cannt name songs that old folks listen to?

Yeah. I wonder how many of them can name a single Count Basie song?

I'm 33.  Should I know who that is?

Yes.

April in Paris.


What about Springtime in Vienna?
2017-10-01 08:40:17 AM  
2 votes:
I did hear 'Stairway to Heaven' on the radio while driving home from work this morning, and I sang along.
2017-10-02 02:56:46 PM  
1 vote:

Fano: One thing that does not speak well of intellectual curiosity for the internet generation is having a MASSIVE resource available for free. Many of the music sites will have a "did you like this? Then you like this" that can often teach you the roots and origins of songs and artists. You can instantly find out who the artist was that did anything and listen to the artist's music, maybe the whole catalog, on a whim. It's a glorious embarrassment of riches for a kid growing up ANYWHERE, not just wherever a certain scene was.


Amen and amen. Pandora has turned me on to so many bands that were unknown to me before, and of course one can waste an entire night on YouTube.

If you want to be informed about popular music, then you need to listen to the bands that influenced the bands you listen to today.
2017-10-02 12:58:43 AM  
1 vote:

solokumba: According to Rolling Stone Magazine the Beatles are the greatest band of all time.


And while some of their political reporting is pretty good, I've never gone to them for advice on music.
2017-10-02 12:30:52 AM  
1 vote:
One thing that does not speak well of intellectual curiosity for the internet generation is having a MASSIVE resource available for free. Many of the music sites will have a "did you like this? Then you like this" that can often teach you the roots and origins of songs and artists. You can instantly find out who the artist was that did anything and listen to the artist's music, maybe the whole catalog, on a whim. It's a glorious embarrassment of riches for a kid growing up ANYWHERE, not just wherever a certain scene was.
2017-10-02 12:20:09 AM  
1 vote:

TheFoz: I Like Bread: TheFoz: Buttknuckle: Am I the only person in the world who hates Led Zeppelin?  Plant's voice just irritates me.

I've gotten into many an argument by saying The Beatles are the most overrated band of all time.  (OF ALL TIME, etc!)

When I was a kid I had long hair and played guitar - so of course every human being on the planet assumed I worshiped Zeppelin. fark Jimmy Page. Ant Phillips could shred rings around him, and not rip off any blues artists while doing it.

And as for the Beatles: last I checked, not many other bands defined a worldwide culture by the time before and after their existence. Hell, not many world leaders can say that. Not many religious icons, either. And while there may be more SKILLED drummers, if what Ringo does is so damned obvious, how come no one has ever successfully emulated him?

You, like many others, are missing my point.

There cannot be a greatest band EVAR.  It's subjective.  Ergo, the Beatles *are* the most overrated band ever.  It's not saying they aren't good or influential, that's not my argument.


2.bp.blogspot.comDon't be so sure
2017-10-01 11:14:16 PM  
1 vote:
You might be a millennial if you can't name a single song from 'Led Zeppelin IV,' 'Exile on Main Street,' or the 'Saturday Night Fever' soundtrack

Um...I'm 45 years old. Exile in Main Street came out two months before I was born. Led Zepplin IV was 9 months before. Without looking at a tracklist there is no way I can say definitively name any song that on those albums. I'm definitely not a Millenial.
2017-10-01 08:48:30 PM  
1 vote:

Gordon Bennett: 8. 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' (1967)
Artist: The Beatles The culmination of years of artistic maturation and bold experimentation. The original rock concept LP.

Try again.

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Try again again.
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2017-10-01 07:29:21 PM  
1 vote:

relaxitsjustme: Or you could be an old boomer suffering from the early stages of dementia.


Or a Gen-Xer who never had any interest in their parents' music.There are millennials whose grandparents were Zeppelin fans.
2017-10-01 05:40:13 PM  
1 vote:

I Like Bread: TheFoz: Buttknuckle: Am I the only person in the world who hates Led Zeppelin?  Plant's voice just irritates me.

I've gotten into many an argument by saying The Beatles are the most overrated band of all time.  (OF ALL TIME, etc!)

When I was a kid I had long hair and played guitar - so of course every human being on the planet assumed I worshiped Zeppelin. fark Jimmy Page. Ant Phillips could shred rings around him, and not rip off any blues artists while doing it.

And as for the Beatles: last I checked, not many other bands defined a worldwide culture by the time before and after their existence. Hell, not many world leaders can say that. Not many religious icons, either. And while there may be more SKILLED drummers, if what Ringo does is so damned obvious, how come no one has ever successfully emulated him?


You, like many others, are missing my point.

There cannot be a greatest band EVAR.  It's subjective.  Ergo, the Beatles *are* the most overrated band ever.  It's not saying they aren't good or influential, that's not my argument.
2017-10-01 05:35:09 PM  
1 vote:

TheFoz: Buttknuckle: Am I the only person in the world who hates Led Zeppelin?  Plant's voice just irritates me.

I've gotten into many an argument by saying The Beatles are the most overrated band of all time.  (OF ALL TIME, etc!)


When I was a kid I had long hair and played guitar - so of course every human being on the planet assumed I worshiped Zeppelin. fark Jimmy Page. Ant Phillips could shred rings around him, and not rip off any blues artists while doing it.

And as for the Beatles: last I checked, not many other bands defined a worldwide culture by the time before and after their existence. Hell, not many world leaders can say that. Not many religious icons, either. And while there may be more SKILLED drummers, if what Ringo does is so damned obvious, how come no one has ever successfully emulated him?
2017-10-01 05:19:35 PM  
1 vote:
Old shiat is old, news at 11.
2017-10-01 04:25:44 PM  
1 vote:

Dragonflew: plewis: solokumba: Took my wife's car to the grocery the other day. Her radio was set to a New Country station and i listened to 3 songs before arriving at the shop. Every one of those songs had the same beat, girl, tractor, truck theme and the singers were so bad. Just terrible. I grew up in middle Tennessee and I never had a country accent. Why do new country singers think they have to sound like that? Especially when many of them were born in California or Massachusetts? GOD I HATE NEW COUNTRY!

The thing I hate about the current state of country music, which has taken a while to gestate, is the celebration of ignorance.  It used to be that it was a celebration of everyday working folks.  Now it's a celebration of ignorance.  The accent is just part of the patina of shiat that gets applied to what we now call country music.  Take "Folsom Prison Blues" or "I Can't Stop Loving You"  Those are classic country songs.  They spoke of ordinary people with feelings and aspirations and lives.  Contrast that with "Before He Cheats" or ... jesus, not even going to look for examples because fark that noise.  The songs are about bullshiat.

AND it has the same problem that all popular music has now, which is that it sounds like shiat.  Over-compressed, one beat bullshiat.

Now post a GIF about how all new country has 8 songwriters and 10 producers, and all country from when you were 16 to when you were 23 (regardless of when that was) was brilliant music by one writer and producer!

/I hate most country from every decade, but in every decade there is crap and there is gold.


I think you were trying to snark away my point.  I didn't listen to ANY country music until about 35, and only then because I got to liking a very few bluegrass bands.  No.  Country has definitely slid into stupidity.  It was, at one point, where rock hid in the late 80's as hair metal and Hip Hop became ascendant.  Then Grunge broke through and in that something with some swing and southern accent could come in and be rock again.  Since then It's been 4x4's and beer full tilt.  And in that stew, the rise of willful proud ignorance has arisen in that same demographic.  It's almost more a political issue than one of culture or music.

But thanks for being an asshole and assuming that I just think anything that didn't come out in my formative years is garbage. I'm 47 and still forming, thanks.
2017-10-01 03:50:23 PM  
1 vote:

Pazuzu Smith-Jones: soporific: And one day no young people will know who Weezer is.

If there's a God in Heaven...


The blue album is amazing.  You shush your mouth and get off my lawn!
2017-10-01 03:47:26 PM  
1 vote:

LavenderWolf: Places where you hear individual songs, not listen to whole albums at a go.


So back to the 1950s?
2017-10-01 03:02:16 PM  
1 vote:
More people know who Buddy Holly is because of Weezer than from actually listening to his music. Probably. Ok, I don't know if this is true, but one day it probably will be. If it isn't already.

And one day no young people will know who Weezer is.
2017-10-01 02:26:38 PM  
1 vote:

WilderKWight: Yeah, subby. This Gen X-er wants to know if you can name a song off of:

Into the Labyrinth
Floodland
Gala
Hatful of Hollow
Hyaena
and
The Head on the Door

Not all of us were into mainstream rock and disco music. Although I do own all of Led Zeppelin's albums. I had to look up the Rolling Stones album because they mean very little to me.

But hey. Name one song from the album Ice Cream Castles  and I'll be slightly impressed.


The Bird and Jungle Love.

/the opening track is Ice Cream Castles
//The album is actually Ice Cream Castle
///I even own Pandemonium
2017-10-01 02:03:56 PM  
1 vote:
Or you might be a Gen-Xer who hates disco and didn't buy the hype with Zeppelin or the Stones.
2017-10-01 01:22:25 PM  
1 vote:

Stupid Guitar: Ha, that list in the article mentions the Eagles.

As an elder, I can tell you Millennials there's not a single, compelling reason to check them out.

Besides, the only Boomer-era band you really need is Big Star.


There's some truth here.
2017-10-01 12:41:18 PM  
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I'm an X-er and I can't do that either.
2017-10-01 11:55:57 AM  
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momojoboo: Buttknuckle: Am I the only person in the world who hates Led Zeppelin?  Plant's voice just irritates me.

No, you are not...I know I'll get a lot of flack for this, but Led Zeppelin and Pink Floyd are (2) bands that I just don't see the appeal of. I know - like, hey man, like, that's you opinion man....to each their own.


Try being someone that isn't a Beatles fan.

I get it, they were/are a big deal. But I'm tired of hearing them all of the time and people talking about them all the time.
2017-10-01 11:42:35 AM  
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hashtag.acronym: EvilEgg: cman: Who gives two shiats that youngins cannt name songs that old folks listen to?

Yeah. I wonder how many of them can name a single Count Basie song?

I'm 33.  Should I know who that is?


I think k that's kinda the point... The Gen Xers and the boomers don't know the music if the previous generation.
2017-10-01 11:40:58 AM  
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Three Crooked Squirrels: My sister in law was telling me she likes to play games in the car with her two kids (21 and 17) like "I'll give you $50 if you can name one of the Beatles."  She has only had to pay up once, when she asked about Aerosmith. Damn American Idol.


I have 3 kids. 19 year old twins and a 14 year old. I was good at expanding their musical horizons as they were growing up. Mind you they have never owned a physical piece of music. I, however, still collect vinyl. The older boy just listens to crap rap. There is good rap, but he listens to some really awful stuff. The eldest daughter has better taste but only sticks to what is on the radio or youtube. The 14 year old actually had a stereo in her room. She occasionally buys an album and knows the proper way to play and care for vinyl. Just a few minutes ago she was listening to the Bow Wow Wows in her room. I have no idea how she stumbled upon them, but good for her. She also likes a ton of 70's and 80's music.
Yesterday I introduced her to:
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She's going thru a phase...  this will help.
2017-10-01 11:30:29 AM  
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Billy Liar: [tse1.mm.bing.net image 227x217]
It's got a kitty on the cover.


img.fark.net
2017-10-01 11:13:24 AM  
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RoxnSox: Buttknuckle: Am I the only person in the world who hates Led Zeppelin?  Plant's voice just irritates me.

no, and for the exact same reason.  And Aerosmith/Stephen Tyler as welll


This.
2017-10-01 10:53:07 AM  
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Gordon Bennett: 8. 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' (1967)
Artist: The Beatles The culmination of years of artistic maturation and bold experimentation. The original rock concept LP.

Try again.

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Out of curiosity, what is the concept/theme of Pet Sounds?
2017-10-01 10:42:26 AM  
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hashtag.acronym: ZMugg: hashtag.acronym: Also, why the hell can't I just use my mouse wheel on the volume level icon on the Windows 10 taskbar? F-U hashtag, click me first and click me again when you're done....it's really frustrating to a 15 year Linux user that's never had to do two extra, totally unnecessary, steps to quickly adjust my volume....15 years of only having to "move pointer over volume icon and scroll" makes 10 so damn annoying.

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M545 wireless mouse. Set the tilting scroll wheel to raise or lower the volume.

I have a Logitech G600 (which I highly recommend).
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Even with shortcut buttons set, old habits die hard.  The only real negative I have with the G600 is there isn't a good way to configure it under Linux.

Next HW purchase, Logitech G13 (or something similar):
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Backlight rechargable mini keypad with touchpad.  11 bucks.  Works in Linux, Android, Windows, OS X, no drivers needed.  Rechargeable.  2.4 gig wireless so long range.  Great from across the living room or laying in bed.

images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com
2017-10-01 10:29:57 AM  
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hashtag.acronym: WilderKWight: Yeah, subby. This Gen X-er wants to know if you can name a song off of:

Into the Labyrinth
Floodland
Gala
Hatful of Hollow
Hyaena
and
The Head on the Door

Not all of us were into mainstream rock and disco music. Although I do own all of Led Zeppelin's albums. I had to look up the Rolling Stones album because they mean very little to me.

But hey. Name one song from the album Ice Cream Castles  and I'll be slightly impressed.

Had to Google it but I did recognize one song from a Kevin Smith movie....


Morris Day and The Time - Jungle Love (HQ)
Youtube N2FPQvwhSDY


I should hope people know this one. Jeez.
2017-10-01 10:09:09 AM  
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Aezetyr: In 30, 40, or 50 years time, no one is going to give two farks about the vast majority of the music released in this generation, my generation or the one before that either. Change is inevitable, these nostalgiaphiles need to realize that.


Yes, but Boomers. Everything they did is the greatest ever.
2017-10-01 09:51:07 AM  
1 vote:
tse1.mm.bing.net
It's got a kitty on the cover.
2017-10-01 09:21:36 AM  
1 vote:

oyster_popsicles: hashtag.acronym: EvilEgg: cman: Who gives two shiats that youngins cannt name songs that old folks listen to?

Yeah. I wonder how many of them can name a single Count Basie song?

I'm 33.  Should I know who that is?

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Now you do.


Clicks play
Oh fark my ears....frantically finds volume slider....I hope that didn't wake anyone up
Ugh, jazz/big band....one of my least favorite genres....and I play trombone....
Eh, at least it wasn't autotune with a Casio keyboard.

Sort of related -- Google/YouTube really needs good normalization and compression settings on their audio.  Watching random YouTube links in Fark comments can be so annoying because every other video I either can't hear or it increases my tinnitus.

Also, why the hell can't I just use my mouse wheel on the volume level icon on the Windows 10 taskbar?  F-U hashtag, click me first and click me again when you're done....it's really frustrating to a 15 year Linux user that's never had to do two extra, totally unnecessary, steps to quickly adjust my volume....15 years of only having to "move pointer over volume icon and scroll" makes 10 so damn annoying.
2017-10-01 09:14:37 AM  
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Though I was very familiar with Immigrant Song, I never knew it's name or who did it until the Thor trailer.

Thank god for Shazam. There must have been a zillion songs I heard growing up but had no idea who did them or their names.

Like: Powerhouse, or "Un homme et un femme"
2017-10-01 09:13:17 AM  
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Coolish sb:

A friend teaches sociology at a local cc. Every year she makes her new students read a study that argues too much media consumption is damaging kids cognitive faculties and rendering them unable to focus. Usually the students agree, citing their own experiences with younger siblings, nieces and nephews, etc.

After everyone's on board she reveals the study is from the 1970s.
2017-10-01 09:04:47 AM  
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And how many somgs can you name from whatever albums they consider classic? It's a 2-way street.
2017-10-01 08:43:05 AM  
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For millennials, Saturday Night Fever is something they take penicillin for, not listen to.
2017-10-01 08:30:35 AM  
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So?
2017-10-01 08:23:08 AM  
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EvilEgg: cman: Who gives two shiats that youngins cannt name songs that old folks listen to?

Yeah. I wonder how many of them can name a single Count Basie song?


I'm 33.  Should I know who that is?
2017-10-01 02:03:38 AM  
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Kashmir, Never Said, and Dancing Queen
 
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