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Re: fwd: A view from the middle

David Labell (dlabell@paltech.com)
Sat, 28 Jun 1997 08:17:26 -0400

At 08:25 PM 6/27/97 PST, Paul Hershenson wrote:
>> The song is inimitable. It has highly complex arrangement, a distinctive
>sound, and a high level of craftmanship. Yet, it was written by a musical
>illiterate. A guy whose tape recording is his score. Isn't it time to stop
>criticizing him for composing that way?
>
>Well then, long live the illiterates!
>
>So what's the other of the two greatest rock songs?
>

I knew somebody would ask me that.

My 2 favorite rock songs (from a guy who scorned rock until 1969):

"When I'm 64" (Beatles) and
"Sunshine of your Love" (Cream)

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