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Old 12-21-2007   #6
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Default Re: Can the Guitar Hero Video Game Teach Teens to Love Technically Important Music?

Originally Posted by JerryDelColliano View Post
I hear your point but would counterpoint with....

Why is the classic rock genre still so popular across so many different demographics? What is it about those songs from 1967 to 1993 that make them so compelling?

My argument has been that they are both well written and blues based yet have a level of increasing technical excellence that stopped when grunge became popular.

Right but if the Labels aren't out there signing the technically talented rockers who would have fit perfectly in the 70s and promoting them....

That is the problem. The musicians are out there. I've found some incredibly talented bands that would kill if promoted properly. For some reason that isn't what the labels are looking for.
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