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1 posted on 02/16/2013 3:39:27 AM PST by Kaslin
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Reminds me of the lyrics of Lennon and McCartney...

Once there was a way to get back homeward.
Once there was a way to get back home.
Sleep pretty darling, do not cry.
And I will sing a lullaby.

2 posted on 02/16/2013 3:48:13 AM PST by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: Kaslin
I heard Justin Bieber do a knockout version of Paul McCartney's classic stupid "Let It Be."
8 posted on 02/16/2013 4:35:12 AM PST by Tax-chick (Oh, what's the point?)
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Although O’Reilly doesn’t say this, it is a myth that rock music led the anti-war movement. Reap search by Houston and Bindas shows music didn’t’t turn anti war until polls shifted against the war. In addition, songs such as “For What it’s Worth” weren’t about the war at all. Recently, leftist writers such as Doggett have complained that rock wasn’t revolutionary enough. Even the Jefferson Airplane refused to do appearances at Dem fundraiser s because they “didn’t want to get involved in politics.” Robby Krieger of the Doors said they didn’t do political music, that they were a mirror, not a lamp.


9 posted on 02/16/2013 4:36:00 AM PST by LS ('Castles made of sand, fall in the sea . . . eventually.' Hendrix)
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The late 50’s were the high point of popular music in the last 100 years. If you look at the charts, they show a blend of rock and roll, country (Patsy Kline, Jim Reeves, etc.)and singers like Sinatra, Patty Page, Johnny Mathis, etc. The popular music of the day crossed the social and economic spectrum. It was in the late 60’s that popular music was highjacked by the anti-war and drug crowd and has been in a downward spiral ever since.


13 posted on 02/16/2013 5:21:07 AM PST by Russ (Repeal the 17th amendment)
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This late 50’s tune seem to have stood the test of time. It appeared on the ‘Bronx Tale’ with De Niro and on the credits of a recent Jason Statham movie.
‘Don’t you just know it.’ Heuy ‘Piano’ Smith And The Clowns

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6sxnXO2RjVg


14 posted on 02/16/2013 5:23:55 AM PST by duckman (I'm part of the group pulling the wagon!)
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To: Kaslin

There are some great new artists out there in alternative rock. Here’s a new one that I heard the other day that I loved right away:

Family of the Year - Hero (Lyric Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iMVc0vG4K_k


15 posted on 02/16/2013 6:10:35 AM PST by beaversmom
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He missed a beat by not going further back than the end of WWII. A lot of the early 19th Century was dominated by Stephen Foster, “The father of American music”, because his music, in sheet music form, was both memorable and could be played on the common upright piano, invented in the year of his birth.

20 years after the war, Tin Pan Alley arose in New York, with a resultant explosion in production of sheet music of popular songs. This got its second wind with the end of World War I, and the roaring twenties.

Just about the time of the Great Depression, radio entered the scene, which both killed Tin Pan Alley and made the big bands possible, as they could stay put instead of traveling all over the place. And yet their popularity and concomitant wealth meant that they *could* travel, so they did.

And this lasted until WWII, where gasoline rationing and travel restrictions eventually forced them back on the radio.


16 posted on 02/16/2013 8:42:01 AM PST by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Best WoT news at rantburg.com)
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