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Musings: Musings On Music

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Do you ever listen to a song and remember exactly what life was like when you first heard it? -Anonymous “You don’t have good taste when it comes to music,” he says.
“I don’t have a good taste when it comes to anything,” I reply, looking pointedly at him.
But I wonder now why do we judge each other over the choice of their music. My playlist is weird. I have the trashiest of songs on it, and the most soulful ones. And there are songs that I don’t want to listen to because it hurts a little too much. There are songs I want to listen to – because it takes away the pain for some time. Some songs I keep listening to on loop because it reminds me of the times gone by. Incidents that have now become merely memories, that stays right below the surface of my consciousness.
My childhood is collection of every Beatles song, ABBA songs, Simon and Garfunkel, John Denver and whatever other cassettes were lying around the house that was played in our old tape recorder punctuated with nursery rhymes a…