“What kind of music do you like?” A friend asks me that very simple question. I really can’t answer it directly. My standby answer is that I have eclectic tastes. That’s a cop-out for “help, I’m hopelessly confused.”
To paraphrase Justice Potter Stewart and his 1964 comment on pornography , “I don’t know what good music is, but I know it when I hear it.”
So I’ll ask you, the reader. What artists or songs are on your playlist(s)? I looked at mine and found Liszt and Lady Gaga, Mozart and the Klezmatics, the Decemberists and Neil Young,…..
I wondered about my musical taste or lack thereof and what these diverse artists had in common. Continue reading