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Growing out of music

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LadyScozz Report 22 Jan 2013 03:35

A few years ago (ok, MANY years ago) my niece was at my house.

She saw the LPs (which I still have, but they're packed away) and she said

Wow, what a big CD!


CDs are on the way out (so I'm told) because everybody will have an ipd (or whatever) and download from the internet..


Susan10146857 Report 21 Jan 2013 22:44

I wrote a long piece of rubbish and it didn't you will have to make do with this gem

Emeli Sandé and Abide with me

This is one of those singers I could listen to over and over on the one song without getting bored

I think he is more ignorant than deaf Ann


Bertett Report 21 Jan 2013 21:53

Can't in our house grandson(19) lives with us andtakeing teaching exam playing organ he also plays key board & guitar, but wouldn't want it any oter way.
listening to Rod Stewart while doing this x



JoyDean Report 21 Jan 2013 21:17

And the answer to my question of 3 Jan 2013 23:02 was

Alma Cogan :)


AnninGlos Report 4 Jan 2013 12:40

Bob got there before me. I love music but it really lost a lot of its charm once my hearing started to deteriorate. I still listen to it now but, even with aids, I need to have it up a bit too loud whcih for me distorts it somewhat. If I have it low I miss some of the more delicate parts. OH still listens to it a lot when on his PC. I bought him the latest Susan Boyle for Christmas and have downloaded it myself. It is beautiful, her voice has 'grown' and I love it. He also had the latest Adele and an Eva Cassidy both of which I shall download. I also had a Jack Jones CD and a Rod McKuen both of which I have played and like because they are part of my past. Don't like much modern music though, so no I don't think you actually grow out of it, maybe he used the wrong words Susan, is his hearing ok? :-)


PollyinBrum Report 4 Jan 2013 11:38

Shirley I do so agree with you, music can be so therapeutic and healing. Research has shown that music has a profound effect on your body and psyche. In fact, there’s a growing field of health care known as music therapy, which uses music to heal.


GlasgowLass Report 4 Jan 2013 11:36

I will never grow out of music.

What I think I have outgrown is.... live concerts.
I used to love them
My first gig was 1972 in Glasgow... Paul McCartney and Wings
Last concert was a few years ago.... Maroon 5.
They are so expensive.
I bought my daughters tickets 2 yrs ago for a concert in London.
They cost £150 each!

You don't need a child to convert your LPs... you need a USB turntable


Pauline $(*-*)$

Pauline $(*-*)$ Report 4 Jan 2013 11:16

I haven't grown out of music but I've grown out of the 'ear blasting' volume I used to have it on.

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 4 Jan 2013 11:12

OH loves classical music and its still one of his joys now he is having health problems.

I often see him have a little sob when something he is listening too moves him .

The neurosurgeon has said listening to music is one of the best ways for him to relax and let his brain cells tick over.


DazedConfused Report 4 Jan 2013 11:06

For us it is not that we have grown out of music, but we tend to listen to less music.

So on the radio it is often 'talk' shows, some with music thrown into the mix ie Radio London's Robert Elms & Jo Goode. Or Radio 4

And on the telly with all the channels now available there is often some really good history or similar types of programmes.

I still love much of the same music I did when younger (Rock, blues and some old Pop. But now only listen when in the car.


DIZZI Report 4 Jan 2013 10:23



PollyinBrum Report 4 Jan 2013 10:20

I have a very eclectic taste in music and choose what fits my “mood” at the time. I think ones taste can develop as one matures. I can remember getting into my car after my son had been driving and turned on the radio to my Classic fm station rather than the ear splitting music he usually played. It was the beginning of my boy growing up.


maggiewinchester Report 4 Jan 2013 00:26

I no longer listen to music, I prefer stories.


LadyScozz Report 4 Jan 2013 00:21

nieces & nephews said I was "cool" because I've got Led Zeppelin LPs, Cds & DVDs........ until I pointed out how old LZ are!

Gawd I feel old :-D

I got an ipod for Christmas....... I know how to get the CD music on it, but I have to work out how to do the LPs :-( Can someone lend me a child please? :-D


Bobtanian Report 3 Jan 2013 23:38

sad to say, but over the last fifteen or so years my hearing has gone down the pan,
in my early days i could listen to all kinds of music mostly classical.., and indeed in younger days,was a reasonable guitarist,
but nowadays unless I listen through headphones its just too loud for the rest of the household or even neighbours........sub titles on tv are a I dont bother......the radio these days is just a boring blur...........



JoyDean Report 3 Jan 2013 23:02

I don't think I could ever grow out of music, Susan with numbers.

Listening to Take It From Here on the radio today, guess who was singing when my OH said she is described as having a giggle in her voice?



Susan10146857 Report 3 Jan 2013 23:00

methinks I need to do a rethink as to his sanity

nah Kay...... maturing shouldn't spoil ones love of music.......I think it may have been one of those things he pretended to like. Just to impress the arts or anything really lol


Kay???? Report 3 Jan 2013 22:58

supose you can grow out of wanting to listen to it when they all sound the same,,,,

its cause hes aged,,,,,,,matured........ :-D


Eeyore13 Report 3 Jan 2013 22:53

Have to admit I always had music on & haven't bothered for a couple of years. Not grown out of it...well I hope not I have quite a few CD's.


RoseoftheShires Report 3 Jan 2013 22:52

I find some music run of the mill but as my Dad is a jazz drummer growing up I didnt have much of a choice but to listen too it I really couldnt be with out music.