Is it Tuesday already? This challenge is making my life go by too fast.
I’ve been unsure about how far back in time we should go with this. Hearing people’s reminiscences has been every bit as fun as listening to the music, and the further back we go, the fewer of these there’ll be. There’s also the danger that we’ll end up with more of a canonical “best of” list, and fewer personal choices and offbeat discoveries.
But let’s give it a try, and see how it works.
1965. Half a century ago. The year that popular music began to change from light entertainment to the most vibrant contemporary art form? Maybe.
If you were there, tell us about it.
If you weren’t – well, imagine you were…