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I feel old

I've just had to explain to Jodie who The Beatles were so she could get the gag in the cartoon she's watching.

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wolfette
7th Jul, 2009 16:03 (UTC)
and The Beatles were actually before your time.
were_gopher
7th Jul, 2009 16:37 (UTC)
Not quite. I was three when they broke up and brother no2 liked them
wolfette
7th Jul, 2009 16:43 (UTC)
technically "your time", musically, is supposed to be your teens and twenties. yes, you might remember music from your childhood, but that's "before your time".

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wolfette
7th Jul, 2009 16:54 (UTC)
they used to play our local discos before they became really big. We preferred "Bilbo Baggins" though. The BCR were a bunch of really creepy guys. Even as teenagers.
hrrunka
7th Jul, 2009 16:57 (UTC)
Hmmm... I was 12 in 1970, so i guess they're just "before my time" too. I guess that makes some sort of sense. "Imagine" was the first LP my (17 months younger, but discovered "teenage" things sooner) sister bought...
were_gopher
7th Jul, 2009 17:39 (UTC)
On that criteria then they're only just in your time then. You are about the same age as Harry aren't you...
wolfette
7th Jul, 2009 17:46 (UTC)
actually I would have said that they were "just before" my time. they certainly weren't a major influence on the charts when I started buying records. I knew of them, but only when my Dad played their records.

Any group your Dad listens to is automatically "before your time"!!!!

were_gopher
7th Jul, 2009 18:15 (UTC)
My Dad listened to Deanna Durbin, or as he sometimes called her Dena Dustbin.
wolfette
7th Jul, 2009 17:52 (UTC)
considering that John Lennon left the group in 1969 - so the band broke up then - and I wasn't buying singles or LPs till I was about 14 - back then one's music buying career tended to start later. Kids of Jodie's age didn't know about the charts and actual pop music - we got Ed "Stewpot" Stewart playing stuff like "Three Wheels On My Wagon" and "The Runaway Train", or even "The Laughing Policeman".
were_gopher
7th Jul, 2009 18:17 (UTC)
Thats one thing that can definately stay in the past. These days they go straight to Radio 1.
armb
7th Jul, 2009 16:05 (UTC)
murphys_lawyer
7th Jul, 2009 17:37 (UTC)
So our daughter could be a High Court judge when she grows up?
were_gopher
7th Jul, 2009 17:39 (UTC)
You can hope. Then she can afford to keep us in our old age.
the_s_guy
16th Jul, 2009 16:54 (UTC)
"A band that broke up forty years ago." ?

Hey, next year will be the fiftieth anniversary of the Beatles name.

Does it get you down, 'cause it's decades past?
Strawberry Fields...
A time now unreal
Our children have not heard about
The Sixties, the Beatles, not ever.
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