Fascinatin' Rhythm: How Do You Keep the Music Playing?, 06/26/21
Episode #2126 Mike's final show.
6/26 How Do You Keep the Music Playing? The two consistent threads in popular music: it varies and it changes. Different styles abound at any given moment as you weave your way from Broadway to Harlem to Tin Pan Alley to Nashville. At the same time, public taste tires of something it loved only a few weeks or, at most, a few years ago. It‘s not evolution; it has no sense of purpose except to be entertaining and successful. And so something new comes along. Here’s an hour’s worth of musical examples.