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On 15/08/2013, Karl Miller wrote:

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> From: Tom Fine <tflists@BEV
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> From: Tom Fine <[log in to unmask]>
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> ¬ For most young folks, music is background noise, part of a
> relentless and constant buzz in their ears.¬
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> ***************************** I believe that is true for
> recorded/broadcast music in general...and for all age groups.¬
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> "These¬ talking machines¬ are going to ruin the artistic development
> of music in this country. When I was a boy...in front of every house
> in the summer evenings, you would find young people together singing
> the songs of the day or old songs. Today you hear these infernal
> machines going night and day. We will not have a¬ vocal cord¬ left.
> The vocal cord will be eliminated by a process of evolution, as was
> the tail of man when he came from the ape." - John Philip Sousa
> 
And before that, people kept canaries.

Regards
-- 
Don Cox
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