Greil Marcus: “You won’t outgrow this”

By |2013-08-13T22:50:12-07:00May 7, 2012|Beatles tributes|

Greil Marcus, not outgrowing it. Simon Reynolds:  . . .  [I]t just struck me how rock 'n' roll early on was teenage music, and even when it got arty and a little bit more grown-up, it was still caught in that sixties live-for-now mindset. Like Jim Morrison counseling "learn to forget." Rock 'n' roll in the beginning was very much "don't know much about history," but then all of sudden you've got the Band doing "King Harvest" about the plight of farmers in the late 19th century, and a little bit later Randy Newman singing songs about slavery. Greil Marcus: [...]