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Originally posted by phi1618
oh my, well you seem to have forgotten Pink Floyd, Led Zep, Cream, The Beatles, jimi Hendrix.......
I think what makes a timeless song/band is whether or not it touches you. You know sends that feeling of excitement or awe through you.
Originally posted by Realtruth
I appreciate all types music, but what makes a song good, great or outstanding?
I have been around music all my life, and learned to play instruments before knowing and understanding notes, theory, and progressing to musical studies at a university, but what always gets me is that people know what a good or great song is without knowing anything about music theory. Just because it makes them feel good or lifts their spirits.
Why are classics timeless? How do they seem to transcend the bonds of time, eras, generations, fads?
Rolling Stones, Aerosmith, Bach, Hayden, Beethoven, BB. King, and more.
Here is just one an example.
Name a favorite of yours and tells us why, then find a link to the song if you can.
[edit on 1-8-2009 by Realtruth]