Music and Family Defines Every Generation

My son performing at a Rage Against the Machine Tribute concert (photo by Bruce Sallan)

Music and family, aka the “Generation Gap,” affects every generation and family. I’ve enjoyed music for as long as I can remember.  There were even genetic connections in my family. My father played violin and his father was a conductor who had perfect pitch.  When it came to me, I could passably play guitar and I’ve been told that I have a decent singing voice. I think my rendition of Elvis’ “Can’t Help Falling in Love” is especially good.  Music tends to define every generation and now, that I have teenagers, I’m enjoying their different tastes in music, although I sometimes roll my eyes and cover my ears in discomfort.

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