K. A. Silverstone in UK - the 1970's

from 1970s Teenager: From Bell-Bottoms to Disco Dancing, pages 17-18:

The whole thing about music at that time [the 1970s] was how ephemeral it was. You might see a singer on television and then that performance would be gone forever. The only reliable way of hearing a song again was by means of records or tapes. Lending these to each other was a physical operation and also a social interaction with friends. One actually had to lug the album from A to B and then have a conversation, face-to-face. This is something which, to me, does not appear to take place quite so much with teenagers today. Much of their connection, not only in sharing music, is taking place …   more >>
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Simon Webb, 1970s Teenager: From Bell-Bottoms to Disco Dancing (Stroud, 2013), p. 17-18. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1412091435869 accessed: 22 July, 2024

location of experience: UK


Listening to

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pop music

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1970's
Medium broadcast, playback
Listening Environment in the company of others

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:37:16 +0100