Feel free to skip the diatribe.
I believe we’ve reached the point where even young people can look back and say, “Music was better then.” Other than not being dead, one of the few advantages of being old has been the opportunity to experience, year after year, musicians who actually play music. I know they are out there today, playing clubs and garages but they are no longer the face of music and no longer omnipresent on the radio. I mean, who even listens to the radio?
This is from 1977. Check out the backup singers.