Man, the keyboards are flat. The lyrics are sad. The vocals are strained. And this is song about America? … We hope so…
You can listen to Jimi, but can you hear Jimi? He asks “what’s wrong with the world?” Bob Dylan, Dave Matthews, Reverend Run, you… me… we’ve all asked that question, too.
Do we really want to live like there’s no tomorrow? It may be seem ignorant to suggest that the kings of the rock lifestyle say ‘no’… but what do the lyrics really say?
I’m Tom Sawyer. You’re Tom Sawyer. Everybody’s a stinkin’ Tom Sawyer… and you love it. Know why? Because.
Do you believe in rock ‘n’ roll? Boston does. And their righteous rock may save your mortal soul.
Ozzy laments like they did in OT times, and speaks some prophesy to our human condition.
Led Zeppelin’s “Stairway” is a brilliant nod to Christian to eschatology, proving rock was perfected in 1971.