When you tell me how much you like the song “American Pie” by Don McLean, you have to understand my point of view. I didn’t like that song when it was released in 1971. It was popular at the time (remember, there were no MP3 players or Walkmans, so radio was just about all you had to listen to) and played to death. It’s 38 years later, and this fucking song STILL GETS PLAYED.
While I am proud to be a member of the Baby Boom generation (albeit at the tail end), and happy to reap the many benfits of that, I hope for your sake that the music you listen to when you are 17 is not still being played when you are 54. Trust me, songs like this are torture for me. I’ve heard this song a few HUNDRED times more than you have, and I didn’t like it when I FIRST HEARD IT.
I have no way of communicating how this works to someone not of my generation, but let me tell you that when you say you are tired of hearing Classic Rock from the sixties and seventies, you can’t be anywhere near as tired of it as I am.
Now get off my lawn.