I was just thinking, comparing music scenes I’ve seen like you do.
Firstly I was thinking of Eric Clapton and why he left the Yardbirds.
The Clapton line-up recorded two singles, the blues “I Wish You Would” and “Good Morning, School Girl”, before the band scored its first major hit with “For Your Love”, a Graham Gouldman composition with a prominent harpsichord part by Brian Auger. “For Your Love” hit the top of the charts in the UK and Canada and reached number six in the United States, but it displeased Clapton, a blues purist whose vision extended beyond three-minute singles. Frustrated by the commercial approach, he abruptly left the band on 25 March 1965, the day the single was released. (Wikipedia)
Well I must say “For your love” was such a great song at that time. Along with an absolute deluge of other songs as the decade itself progressed from dull post war 50’s to your journey is now terminating end of 70’s. Anyway
Because I was watching TVs 4Music channel – two of Canadas biggest stars (yawn) Drake the same as and The Weekend the same as, go head to head in a showdown (yawn). The same as.
Now here is where my comparison comes in please bear with me, as my best friend is always saying, the Eurovision Song contest in the 60’s was more exciting to watch than the pop music of today. So there.
Now I hate myself for making comparisons, I told myself I should never do comparisons on anyone even on differently marked pigeons, but the music industry of today is …