Good to hear some newer music. I’ve been hearing quite a few people redoing Simon and Garfunkel hits. I think they have come back into fashion!
For all of the 21st century so far, I have been looking for music with social relevance. Yes, there have been a few songs, but not much in these two decades. And who are the young writers contributing songs with meaning this century? Neil Young, Paul Simon, Bruce Springsteen, U2, Chicago?
Those guys are still at it, but in this era of social unrest, you might expect more young voices to be heard. Getting a good deal of notice in recent years is the heavy metal group, Disturbed, and their rendition of The Sound of Silence. If you are thinking the title is familiar, it is. They covered the Simon and Garfunkel hit to great effect.
Enter The Young, When Songs Had Meaning
There was a time I will describe as being from late Beatles up to pre-disco when many songs had a deeper meaning, that is to say…
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