A friend of my friend's son, down in Temperanceville, is having an electronic hearing device implanted next month. I was there when he was discussing music his kid would hear for the first time, and lamented what was on the radio, and asked what we would suggest for a "mix tape" for his 10 year old. He recognized the greats, as he was wearing a Rush T shirt in the unusually warm weather, coincidentally the same concert I got my T-shirt from in Baltimore almost 10 years ago. He is looking for more obscure works. I suggested "I'm Shipping up to Boston" by the Dropkick Murphys and Harry Nilsson's, " Jump into the Fire."
I would like to suggest more obscure rock music that really would blow the uninitiated mind. He will surely hear Led Zepp., Elvis, Metallica, and the Beatles, but we are looking for different mind exploding sounds. My first suggestion had bag pipes in a rap rock piece. My second is just a personal favorite, that I used to almost be able to run a mile to. I am looking for other inspired, lost rock pieces that he would not likely hear on today's repeat Taylor Swift or Pink stations, immediately channel flipping, garbage. Trying to stay away from the often played greats. That will come to him "naturally", despite him now being a cyborg! 🙂
Editor's Note: Ok readers name that tune........