You ever just listen to music off the TV? We’re not talking about MTV, some services and vendors like http://www.directtelevisionpackages.com, for example, actually have streaming music channels where you can hear a multitude of different genres. They run the gamut from the present to even the 50s and, today, we’d like to talk about music from the 50s versus the present.
We had just come out of a long haul with Hitler and his Nazis in World War II and lots of fathers, sons, brothers and husbands were coming home. It was a simpler time, but things were hopeful and that’s usually the vibe you get from a lot of 50s tunes. In fact, sometimes it’s so sweet your teeth hurt.
Then there is the present. Some people like to compare the present-day tunes to the 50s in terms of the fun-loving, jovial nature of it all, but there is one distinct difference. The “happiness” present in a lot of the current-day poppy tunes revolve around fleeting and materialistic notions of happiness (for the most part).
Some argue that passion is the biggest distinction between the two. Whichever side you fall on in the debate, it’s clear that it’s a generational divide – less about musical time periods and more about generations and their varying definitions of happiness.
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