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Reading and Writing About Music

Reading and Writing About Music

Reading and Writing About Music
 
I have seen the future and the past of Rock ‘n Roll.
 
 
I have always enjoyed reading about music. In this section I will include the written view of music by musicians, critics and fans and then see how that reflects and influences music.

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 Where Were You When Elvis Died? by Lester Bangs
 
 
 
Where were you when Elvis died? What were you doing and what did it give you an excuse to do with the rest of your day? That’s what we’ll be talking about in the future when we remember this grand occasion. Like Pearl Harbor or JFK’s assassination, it boiled down to individual reminiscences, which is perhaps as it should be, because in spite of his greatness, etc., etc., Elvis had left us each alone as he was; I mean, he wasn’t exactly a Man of the People anymore, if you get my drift. If you don’t I will drift even further, away from Elvis into contemplation of why all our public heroes seem to reinforce our own solitude.
 
Read Where Were You When Elvis Died? by Lester Bangs and more………
 
 
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