My introduction to the creature known as Lady Gaga was through a sixth grader named Greyson Chance whose YouTube cover of her song Paparazzi stormed from the Internet and into the great
Music! We all grew up with it, loved it, hated it. It inspired us, helped shape us, for better or worse, into the adults we would become.
Put a gun to my head and I still couldn't remember a single note of 1957's "Angels Are So Few," by David Spradling.
I am a Gleek TweetSinging and dancing spring forthLet's Get Physical
“I could sleep for a thousand years...”
It was the late sixties and I was a piano major in a small Ohio conservatory. I was trying to wrap my hands around Chopin, Beethoven, and Mozart, and never thought to give pop music any love.
In my boyhood room on the night table next to my bed there was a plastic, box radio with a large moon dial with the word “Philco” engraved in a semi-circle across the top.
High school: the triumph of the utilitarian over the soul, with teenagers herded scared into dealing with subjects they barely understand.
It would be hard to pinpoint one specific song,,,,in 1967 I was at arroview jr. high school in San Bernardino. the school had a assembly in the cafeteria.
For better or worse, 1968 was a time of great change in the United States and the world at large.
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