Definitive Decades and Defining Moments
Music trivia and useless thought-provoking musical “what-if” scenarios reign supreme in the Rizk family. Not too long ago, I embarked on a road trip from Atlanta to Charleston with my brother. Another futile musical debate was imminent.
This trip’s burning question? What is YOUR definitive artist for each decade?
Not THE definitive artist, although that’s debatable too…but YOURS!
1960’s – The Doors (I wrote a term paper in high school comparing the poetry and lives of Samuel Taylor Colleridge and Jim Morrison. I got an A)
1970’s – Led Zeppelin followed closely by Pink Floyd (Although I love the Carpenters, these innovative rockers would steamroll over the rest)
1980’s - RUSH!!!!! (Nerd Rock forever!)
1990’s – Dave Matthews Band (I can barely stand their new music but when he first came on the scene circa my college career, there was NOTHING like it and it was music to my ears. Imagine all those jazz instruments hitting mainstream and being widely accepted! Groundbreaking)
2000’s – John Mayer (his doucheyness has hit epic proportions today, but what an amazing talent starting out! Plus, I’m a chick and my theory is that all women are hard-wired to love his music)
2010 – ????????? (could it be YOU?)
Please put your definitive decade picks in the comments section below…thanks for reading!