Martin O'Connell in UK - the 1970's

from 1970s Teenager: From Bell-Bottoms to Disco Dancing, page 32:

At risk of sounding like some typical middle-aged man, all the modern pop music sounds the same. It is loud and there is just not the variety that there once was. Just look back to the seventies and think a little about the different hit songs that one might hear; Carly Simon, Slade, Kate Bush, The Who, James Taylor and Crosby Stills. They are all completely different styles of music, with a huge range of types and a lot of experimentation. You can’t see anybody still wanting to play any of today’s popular music in forty years time, the way that music from the seventies is still played.
cite as

Simon Webb, 1970s Teenager: From Bell-Bottoms to Disco Dancing (Stroud, 2013), p. 32. accessed: 22 June, 2024

location of experience: UK


Listening to

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pop music performed by Kate Bush
pop music performed by Carly Simon
pop music performed by Crosby, Stills & Nash (and Young)
pop music performed by James Taylor
Disastodrome performed by The Who

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1970's

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Wed, 01 Oct 2014 15:19:13 +0100