Some 80s realness.
The first music I remember hearing was Chuck Berry. I had no idea what he looked like, as my Mom’s 45s had no sleeves, and I had never seen him on TV. All I had was his incredible music, but that was enough for me. That also goes for Buddy Holly, Jerry Lee Lewis, Creedence Clearwater Revival, and a few others from the 50s and 60s. I knew what Elvis, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, and The Who looked like, but I had never seen them perform; it was all about the music.
I was born in the 1970s, but I have always considered those artists just as much mine as my parents’. At the same time, I am part of the MTV generation, so videos were an awesome new way to watch our favorite performers. I was very much an 80s girl, even though I never stopped loving the…
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