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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 02:59:52 AM  
17 votes:
Or you could be an old boomer suffering from the early stages of dementia.
2017-10-01 08:43:05 AM  
11 votes:
For millennials, Saturday Night Fever is something they take penicillin for, not listen to.
2017-10-01 02:03:38 AM  
11 votes:
Kashmir, Never Said, and Dancing Queen
2017-10-01 09:04:30 AM  
10 votes:
Mrs t and I just had a 20y/o intern explain that her new rescue dog was named Ringo by its previous owner after a drummer. She said she googled it and found out the band was the Beatles, who were really popular!

We don't expect young'uns to know our music, but we found it endearing she assumed we also had no idea who they were, because it was so very long ago.
2017-10-01 08:23:08 AM  
9 votes:

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 01:23:07 PM  
7 votes:
I was at the bar recently with a buddy after a Ryan Adams concert next door. We're both hovering around 50. A couple of pretty 20-something women came and sat down next to us at the bar. They had been at the same concert. As the night went on, initial pity talk from them evolved into a genuinely good time, just joking around and talking about music.

Somehow we ended up playing "The Alphabet Game" - where you start at the letter A and you take turns naming all the bands you can that start with that letter and, whoever's stumped first does a shot.

As the game went on, I was really impressed with the kids. They were definitely holding their own, even some of the 70s AM Gold bands, they seemed to know and even appreciate - probably thanks to Guardians of the Galaxy, but still. For a moment, there was no such thing as age, skin tags, sugar daddies or dad bods. We were transported to a realm of musical bliss where young women and older men are free from social taboos and able to share their lives together in harmony.

Then, we got to "V."

Me: "Van Halen"

Millennial 1: "Who?"

Me: "Uh...Van. Halen. You know, David Lee Roth, Eddie Van Halen..."

Millennial 1: "Hmm. Never heard of them."

Me: (sings) ♪, ♩"I might as well jump...JUMP!...go ahead and jump." ♪, ♩

Millennial 2: "You can stop doing that."

My buddy: (raises hand) "Check please!"
2017-10-01 09:26:06 AM  
7 votes:

LewDux: Pazuzu Smith-Jones: I can't name three One Direction songs.

Hell, I can barely name One Direction.

Wonderwall. Better than Oasis cover


Um.... I could do a cover of Wonderwall better than Oasis.
2017-10-01 09:13:17 AM  
7 votes:
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 10:09:09 AM  
6 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.


Yes, but Boomers. Everything they did is the greatest ever.
2017-10-01 02:23:57 PM  
5 votes:

Pazuzu Smith-Jones: LewDux: Pazuzu Smith-Jones: I can't name three One Direction songs.

Hell, I can barely name One Direction.

Wonderwall. Better than Oasis cover

Um.... I could do a cover of Wonderwall better than Oasis.


The best Oasis cover would be airtight and impenetrable.
2017-10-01 10:59:12 AM  
5 votes:
Kids these days don't even know "Yes, We Have No Bananas".
2017-10-01 08:59:20 AM  
5 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?


He had a huge cameo in a famous movie you're too young to have seen.
2017-10-01 11:19:59 AM  
4 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 09:12:41 AM  
4 votes:
Looking at tracklists

Exile
I think I heard Happy

LZIV
Stareway to Heaven was for that movie and When Leevee Breaks is about their pre-fame years in Missipissi Delta

SNF
Some Beegees songs and Disco Inferno

What do I win?
2017-10-01 06:41:50 PM  
3 votes:

hashtag.acronym: 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.

Now I want to start a band called "A Greatest Band EVAR" just to prove that statement wrong.


Your first single should be called "14:57, 14:58, 14:59... "
2017-10-01 03:01:13 PM  
3 votes:
I think Boomers did so many drugs in 1968, they have forgotten they've heard the song 4,000 times. So, when they hear it 'again' on KROC - Classic Rock for Grandpa, they think it's a new hit.

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2017-10-01 11:15:41 AM  
3 votes:

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.
2017-10-01 11:00:38 AM  
3 votes:

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.
2017-10-01 09:06:29 AM  
3 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 07:02:02 AM  
3 votes:
Credits: aarp.org

The most telling part of TFA....
2017-10-01 07:00:39 AM  
3 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 05:07:45 PM  
2 votes:
How are they losing there virginity in the back of their dad's Oldsmobile without the driving pulse of Led Zepplin, playing on the cassette tape, hypnotizing their girlfriends like that snake does in Rikki-Tikki-Tavi?
2017-10-01 03:19:51 PM  
2 votes:

Pazuzu Smith-Jones: I can't name three One Direction songs.

Hell, I can barely name One Direction.


Justin Beiber is their Frank Sinatra.
2017-10-01 03:19:22 PM  
2 votes:

thornhill: Most people don't know who J.S. Bach is even though he's the most influential composer of all time. That must mean something, right?


Wasn't he a member of Wings?
2017-10-01 01:27:24 PM  
2 votes:
Conversely, if you're too young and wearing a shirt with a clasic rock band on it and cant name every song from every album (plus singles and b-sides) in chronlogical order, you're a total poser.
2017-10-01 11:32:36 AM  
2 votes:
KIDS REACT TO LED ZEPPELIN
Youtube wpdQmMixdTU
2017-10-01 11:03:31 AM  
2 votes:

tenalquot: Mrs t and I just had a 20y/o intern explain that her new rescue dog was named Ringo by its previous owner after a drummer. She said she googled it and found out the band was the Beatles, who were really popular!

We don't expect young'uns to know our music, but we found it endearing she assumed we also had no idea who they were, because it was so very long ago.


In fairness it was only the drummer. And a replacement to boot.
2017-10-01 11:01:31 AM  
2 votes:

Flappyhead: 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?


Don't you mean springtime for Hitler in Germany?
2017-10-01 11:00:43 AM  
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


Shhh you are ruining their snug narrative. Next you will be scorned for not fondly recalling the sweet flavor of disobedience from drinking bath tub gin during prohibition.
2017-10-01 10:54:12 AM  
2 votes:
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.
2017-10-01 09:51:07 AM  
2 votes:
tse1.mm.bing.net
It's got a kitty on the cover.
2017-10-01 09:04:47 AM  
2 votes:
And how many somgs can you name from whatever albums they consider classic? It's a 2-way street.
2017-10-01 06:05:07 PM  
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.


Now I want to start a band called "A Greatest Band EVAR" just to prove that statement wrong.
2017-10-01 05:51:57 PM  
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.


According to Rolling Stone Magazine the Beatles are the greatest band of all time.
2017-10-01 05:19:35 PM  
1 vote:
Old shiat is old, news at 11.
2017-10-01 02:53:41 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.


I can think of at least one reason to check out The Eagles:
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2017-10-01 02:45:21 PM  
1 vote:

JerseyTim: Kids these days don't even know "Yes, We Have No Bananas".


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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 01:10:53 PM  
1 vote:
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  
1 vote:
Your Nostalgia Rock is boring and so are you.
2017-10-01 12:08:59 PM  
1 vote:
The late 60s-early 70s were a time of concept albums, where the music was to be enjoyed as the primary activity. Then radio profits squashed that push and everyone tried to make 3-4 minutes of themed music to play between commercials.  You'd think the post radio era would spawn the streaming version of a Wagner.

Well, it has, but not the musical sort.
2017-10-01 11:30:29 AM  
1 vote:

Billy Liar: [tse1.mm.bing.net image 227x217]
It's got a kitty on the cover.


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2017-10-01 11:15:30 AM  
1 vote:

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 10:15:12 AM  
1 vote:

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 10:15:10 AM  
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.


Had to Google it but I did recognize one song from a Kevin Smith movie....
2017-10-01 10:03:01 AM  
1 vote:
hashtag.acronym: Clicks play
Oh fark my ears....frantically finds volume slider....I hope that didn't wake anyone up


Did you not read the label? It's not called ATOMIC for nothing y'know...
2017-10-01 09:18:22 AM  
1 vote:

Pazuzu Smith-Jones: I can't name three One Direction songs.

Hell, I can barely name One Direction.


Wonderwall. Better than Oasis cover
2017-10-01 09:13:40 AM  
1 vote:
I can't name three One Direction songs.

Hell, I can barely name One Direction.
2017-10-01 08:58:46 AM  
1 vote:

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 08:53:10 AM  
1 vote:
I mentioned to a bartender last year that I had just seen Paul Simon.  She had no idea who that was.
2017-10-01 08:43:57 AM  
1 vote:

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 08:41:16 AM  
1 vote:

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 08:25:04 AM  
1 vote:
Am I the only person in the world who hates Led Zeppelin?  Plant's voice just irritates me.
2017-10-01 02:43:05 AM  
1 vote:
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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