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a feeling : no really new music can be recorded any more.
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Hunter T Wolfe
Hunter T Wolfe
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Re: a feeling : no really new music can be recorded any more.
Aug 31, 2008, 13:58
Yes, I admit it's a sweeping statement. But, generalising, it is in the nature of folk music that the same songs are passed down from generation to generation, each generation feeling free to alter them to suit the needs of their time, and certainly in English folk song it seems to be fine to write new lyrics to an old tune, to make it fresh again. I don't have a problem with that. It's the same with blues, and of course Dylan and Led Zep have both contraversially brought this tradition into rock... and since rock music just keeps recycling the same three chords anyway, maybe it's unofficially part of that genre now too.

As Lennon said, all you need for rock n' roll is something to say and a backbeat underneath.
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