Theresa O. Littlestone in UK - between 1971 and 1975

from 1970s Teenager: From Bell-Bottoms to Disco Dancing, page 22:

I was a great fan of James Taylor and used to listen to him in my room all the time when I was sixteen. My father would sometimes come in and listen for a minute or two and then ask why he always sounded so gloomy. He made the same comment about some of my other favourites, Neil Young for instance. He used to reminisce about some of the bands of his youth in the thirties and tell me that they always sounded a lot more cheerful. I have listened lately to an awful lot of the music that I enjoyed from say nineteen seventy-one to seventy-five and in fact I see now that my father had a point; it …   more >>
cite as

Simon Webb, 1970s Teenager: From Bell-Bottoms to Disco Dancing (Stroud, 2013), p. 22. accessed: 23 June, 2024

location of experience: UK


Listening to

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pop music performed by James Taylor, Neil Young

Experience Information

Date/Time between 1971 and 1975
Medium playback
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:10:55 +0100