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Old 05-11-2017, 02:59 PM
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Originally Posted by Crotalus View Post
My parents were born in 1924 and 1926, and I was born in 1954. We were thus on opposite sides of what I think of as The Beatles Divide. They grew up on big bands and band singers, and when I was a kid they listened to radio stations that played current stuff from Sinatra, Crosby, Como, Cole and the like.
Substitute 1925 for 1924, and that's my family. My parents tolerated my sisters' and my love of rock n' roll when I was growing up, but that was the extent of it.

OTOH, the Firebug and I listen to a lot of the same stuff. (He turns 10 this year. I became a parent kind of on the late side, I know. ) I've got a playlist of recent stuff we play a lot in the car that includes groups like Cage the Elephant and Florence + The Machine, and he loves most of the stuff on it.