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JayCrawford

The 1960s or the 1970s better era for music?

Which one and why?
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Reply #1 posted 01/10/21 11:02am

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JayCrawford said:

Which one and why?

The 70's for me. But that is likely because I was born in the early 70's and grew up with that music. There has been some great music from the 60's that I am very fond of though.

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Reply #2 posted 01/10/21 7:32pm

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The 1960's of course.
Then it s getting worse in every decade after : 1960>70>80>90>2000...Then after it s unlistenable.
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Reply #3 posted 01/11/21 1:08am

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RODSERLING said:

The 1960's of course.
Then it s getting worse in every decade after : 1960>70>80>90>2000...Then after it s unlistenable.


Lol that's pretty much a common opinion.

Especially when the 90s happened... What the fuck happened then? Especially from 94-99 it was awful. Then the 00s killed it.

But the 90s and 00s will always be awful era's.
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Reply #4 posted 01/11/21 3:29am

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The 60s because everything that came later started then. You had:
Bob Dylan
James Brown
The Rolling Stones
The Beatles
Jimi Hendrix
Everyone who came after that was inspired by at least one of these acts.
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Reply #5 posted 01/11/21 4:19am

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JayCrawford said:

RODSERLING said:

The 1960's of course.
Then it s getting worse in every decade after : 1960>70>80>90>2000...Then after it s unlistenable.


Lol that's pretty much a common opinion.

Especially when the 90s happened... What the fuck happened then? Especially from 94-99 it was awful. Then the 00s killed it.

But the 90s and 00s will always be awful era's.


Hip hop happened.
The first half of the 90's were great IMHO. There are great albums from that era.
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Reply #6 posted 01/11/21 4:43am

JayCrawford

RODSERLING said:

JayCrawford said:



Lol that's pretty much a common opinion.

Especially when the 90s happened... What the fuck happened then? Especially from 94-99 it was awful. Then the 00s killed it.

But the 90s and 00s will always be awful era's.


Hip hop happened.
The first half of the 90's were great IMHO. There are great albums from that era.



Lol I've always noticed people of all ages say this.

"The early 90s were great but around 1994 it went downhill." Now I'm not saying you didn't say this but but reading through other threads and talking to people. That's their common answer. But I agree. I think from 1991-1993 was good but around 1994? Oh god 🤣🤣

But yeah hip hop did more harm than good to music. I'd even throw grunge in there too
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Reply #7 posted 01/11/21 5:15am

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1994 lets see:

The Holy Bible - Manic Street Preachers
Parklife - Blur
Come - Prince
Dookie - Green Day
Punk in Drublic - Nofx
Bedtime Stories - Madonna
His N Hers - Pulp
Hips and Makers - Kristin Hersh
Superunknown - Soundgarden
Blue - Weezer
Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik - OutKast
Dummy - Portishead
Whip-Smart - Liz Phair
Worst Case Scenario - Deus
Definitely Maybe - Oasis
Illmatic - Nas


and this is just stuff that suits my tastes. Great year for music.


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"I think people ought to know that we're anti-fascist, we're anti-violence, we're anti-racist and we're pro-creative. We're against ignorance."
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Reply #8 posted 01/11/21 5:18am

JayCrawford

jaawwnn said:

1994 lets see:

The Holy Bible - Manic Street Preachers
Parklife - Blur
Come - Prince
Dookie - Green Day
Punk in Drublic - Nofx
Bedtime Stories - Madonna
His N Hers - Pulp
Hips and Makers - Kristin Hersh
Superunknown - Soundgarden
Blue - Weezer
Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik - OutKast
Dummy - Portishead
Whip-Smart - Liz Phair
Worst Case Scenario - Deus
Definitely Maybe - Oasis
Illmatic - Nas


and this is just stuff that suits my tastes. Great year for music.


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So a bunch of shitty rock bands and Madonna and a couple of rappers who played the gangster gimmick? If it's your taste then fair enough

Alright sure.
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Reply #9 posted 01/11/21 5:26am

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shrug you consider them a "bunch of shitty rock bands," I consider them life changing music that opened my eyes to worlds and ways of thinking that I didn't know existed. I'm not the one going around with mye eyes and ears closed on purpose.

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"I think people ought to know that we're anti-fascist, we're anti-violence, we're anti-racist and we're pro-creative. We're against ignorance."
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Reply #10 posted 01/11/21 6:12am

JayCrawford

jaawwnn said:

shrug you consider them a "bunch of shitty rock bands," I consider them life changing music that opened my eyes to worlds and ways of thinking that I didn't know existed. I'm not the one going around with mye eyes and ears closed on purpose.

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Is fine lol, if you like them you like them. Are you from Britain? I only asked because you mentioned Oasis and they were huge then?
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Reply #11 posted 01/11/21 6:30am

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Ireland, yeah by 1997 Oasis were the biggest current band in existence, at least around these parts. I'm not a big fan myself but their debut is a good album.

"I think people ought to know that we're anti-fascist, we're anti-violence, we're anti-racist and we're pro-creative. We're against ignorance."
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Reply #12 posted 01/11/21 7:08am

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The 1970s by far but I think the preference of those decades depends on the age and circumstances of the listener when they first heard them. Being born in 1967, by the time I was able to remember hearing music, it was the 1970s. You also have to remember, back then was totally different from right now. While you can turn on the radio now and it sounds no different than the last few decades, back then, a previous decade sounded totally different. My first exposure to the 1960s was going through my mother's records and playing her two Supremes albums "Where Did Our Love Go" and "The Supremes A Go Go". This would have been the early to mid 70s so they sounded nothing like what I heard my mother playing on the radio at the time. When I heard them, the first thing my young ears compared the sound to was the high school marching bands that I would see at the parades. And when I saw the clothes they were wearing on the album covers, they looked exactly like the old clothes my mother had recently pulled from her closet and sold at a garage sale. lol You got to remember, not only did music styles change each decade back then, but so did fashion styles. Unlike today where I still see plenty of fools wearing those ridiculous looking sagging jeans like they had in the 1990s. Damn, I wish they would let that horrible decade die. lol

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The 1970s instrumentation sounded less primitive and more modern. The 1980s added even more things and sounded even more modern and even futuristic. Unfortuntely, the 1990s, insteading of adding more things to what already existed like previous decades, they took out the backbone of the songs such as the drums and bass and replaced them with electronic ones and not even good sounding electronic ones either but weak sounding ones. Like my mother used to say.... "See...this is why I don't buy you nice things because you abuse them.". lol They couldn't just take new technology and use it for good, they had to go overboard and start replacing things with it.

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Reply #13 posted 01/11/21 8:52am

JayCrawford

vainandy said:

The 1970s by far but I think the preference of those decades depends on the age and circumstances of the listener when they first heard them. Being born in 1967, by the time I was able to remember hearing music, it was the 1970s. You also have to remember, back then was totally different from right now. While you can turn on the radio now and it sounds no different than the last few decades, back then, a previous decade sounded totally different. My first exposure to the 1960s was going through my mother's records and playing her two Supremes albums "Where Did Our Love Go" and "The Supremes A Go Go". This would have been the early to mid 70s so they sounded nothing like what I heard my mother playing on the radio at the time. When I heard them, the first thing my young ears compared the sound to was the high school marching bands that I would see at the parades. And when I saw the clothes they were wearing on the album covers, they looked exactly like the old clothes my mother had recently pulled from her closet and sold at a garage sale. lol You got to remember, not only did music styles change each decade back then, but so did fashion styles. Unlike today where I still see plenty of fools wearing those ridiculous looking sagging jeans like they had in the 1990s. Damn, I wish they would let that horrible decade die. lol


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The 1970s instrumentation sounded less primitive and more modern. The 1980s added even more things and sounded even more modern and even futuristic. Unfortuntely, the 1990s, insteading of adding more things to what already existed like previous decades, they took out the backbone of the songs such as the drums and bass and replaced them with electronic ones and not even good sounding electronic ones either but weak sounding ones. Like my mother used to say.... "See...this is why I don't buy you nice things because you abuse them.". lol They couldn't just take new technology and use it for good, they had to go overboard and start replacing things with it.




Yeah, I see what you mean about that age comment. My first ever record was Aretha Franklin Lady Soul I remember my dad brought it for me because I loved Aretha Franklin as my first favourite artist (before Donna Summer took over that spot for good 🤣). Born in 1961... But I do wish I was born before 1961 just to FULLY experience that era for music.

But the 70s was definitely my era for music. Every good song were being released back then every week and remember when artists and band's use to talk about multiple things besides chasing pussy? It wasn't just about sex but politics, religion, social messages, saving the kids. Unfortunately that hasn't been the case since the 80s (last great era for music). The amount of talent I saw live then was beautiful and amazing.

thankfully my dad and mum worked at a record store and back then records were expensive for it's time so luckily for me I could go to my parents store and get it 🤣. Felt like a spoilt fuck then.

Yeah is true once upon a time when you could turn on the radio you could actually hear a characteristic sound difference between the 60s and 70s and then once the 80s hit, you could hear the difference between the 60s, 70s and 80s.

Unfortunately in the 90s that all ended. It was all about sampling, copying works, every topic in the soul department was about chasing pussy, rock bands then just mumbled and sounded like they were just in kindergarten school e.g. Nirvana... Man don't make me have a rant about that awful era lol.

But yeah the 60s were amazing in my opinion. I can see why you have a lot of love for 70s since you were born in 67 but man if you haven't. Please listen to Aretha Franklin Lady Soul. It's a must thing before you die.
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Reply #14 posted 01/11/21 6:59pm

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The 70s.
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