This is by Hazel Taylor who writes for Onlineclasses.org. If you have an idea for a guest blog, pitch me and we'll see wha happens, okay?
The primary mission of classic FM rock stations back in the day was to play the same dozen or so songs over and over so that adolescent male listeners, headphones clamped over their still-forming skulls, could take in every note and every lyric and analyze the sum total accordingly.
Before the Internet, the information that was gathered in this manner was disseminated among other youths, their ears ringing in harmony, in ceremonies utilizing an older sibling’s stereo, lots of potato chips, and maybe a joint stolen from the aforementioned older sibling or parent.
Below, we present to you, six such classic songs and one wild card from the more recent musical world of neo-soul, so that you may listen and share their hidden meanings amongst your generation. Grab some potato chips, and enjoy.