Geoffrey C. Feldman in United Kingdom - the 1970's

from 1970s Teenager: From Bell-Bottoms to Disco Dancing, pages 14-15:

The music we listened to was an important part of who we were. Some of the lyrics seemed to speak directly to us and we felt that whoever wrote those things had a lot in common with us. Now, although my tastes ran to bands like The Who, I happen to know that my little sister had exactly the same idea about this when she was listening to her Donny Osmond records. Perhaps this is a bit like good poetry, it comes across as being personal, even though the man who wrote it might have been dead for centuries. So I listened to songs that said things like: ‘I’ve seen the needle and the damage …   more >>
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Simon Webb, 1970s Teenager: From Bell-Bottoms to Disco Dancing (Stroud, 2013), p. 14-15. accessed: 22 March, 2018

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location of experience: United Kingdom


Listening to

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Disastodrome performed by The Who
Puppy love performed by Donny Osmond
The needle and the damage done
written by Neil Young
performed by Neil Young

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1970's
Medium playback

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:45:24 +0100