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When are you too old to listen to rock music?


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Initial post: 17 Jul 2011 18:59:49 BDT
I have listened to blues, progressive rock and hard rock since the 60s but, as each new decade hits me, I feel guilty as I feel that I should give it up because of my age. I am now 62 - should I continue to listen to this music until I am 65 or even older?

In reply to an earlier post on 2 Aug 2011 19:59:29 BDT
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Posted on 4 Aug 2011 21:44:00 BDT
pdw says:
Keep listening to rock music as long as you want to. As Mr Hendrix said "Let me live my life the way I want to"

In reply to an earlier post on 23 Aug 2011 10:05:21 BDT
I'm 64 and still listen to ELP. Floyd etc.Why feel guilty !

Posted on 1 Feb 2012 02:35:46 GMT
Is there an age limit on enjoying any artistic or creative work? You're never too old - or too young ...

Posted on 29 May 2012 19:01:24 BDT
lan - When I was young I claimed to like jazz - Parker, Miles, Sonny - that sort of thing, but now I realise that I needed to mature into that brand of music. But I still enjoy listening to many other types of music including rock and I'm nearer 70 than 60. Like the blessed John Peel said there are only two types of music, good music and bad music i.e. music you like and music you don't. If someone said to me you're too old to listen to (Peter Green's) Fleetwood Mac or the Dead or the Stones, I'd spit in their eye (as long as they stood still and weren't too far away).

In reply to an earlier post on 12 Dec 2012 20:23:15 GMT
jackluminous says:
I'll stop listening to rock when I'm in my box!
And not one second before.

Posted on 12 Feb 2013 05:33:52 GMT
cateran says:
If you have to ask - you are too old.

Posted on 24 May 2013 11:44:18 BDT
Phil On says:
What a silly question! Ask Lemmy! :-)
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