[LAU] re Subconscious Affecting Music

Ken Restivo ken at restivo.org
Wed Sep 8 23:45:47 UTC 2010

On Wed, Sep 01, 2010 at 08:52:57PM -1000, david wrote:
> Brent Busby wrote:
>>> If the current system of complete bombardment and brainwashing is allowed
>>> to continue unchecked we are all complicit in the results.
>> I don't mean to be offensive, but that does sound an awful lot like 
>> what parents were saying when Elvis came out.  :)
> I studied and played ragtime quite a bit. That was the "popular music"  
> my grandmother loved when she was young. One time when I was playing  
> some ragtime at her house, she came over and said, "Oh, you're playing  
> that dirty ragtime music." That was what her parents had said about  
> ragtime when it was popular!

Yes, wasn't it the music of whorehouses? The piano player would sit there in the parlor, striding away, while the gentlemen were waiting for appointments or flirting with the ladies.


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