I’ve never been a musically talented person. I tried playing guitar when I was a kid, but I never could seem to pick it up. Despite my musical limitations, I believe music connects humans in ways other mediums can’t. Whenever I hear a song from my teenage years or my early 20s, I’m instantly transported to that time and the memories I made. As I’ve grown, the music I listen to has become less about the beats and the rhythm and more about the meaning behind the words. It’s powerful to listen to what artists are creating and find ways to relate.
So in honor of World Music Day on June 21, I want to offer some nostalgia and share a few of my favorite artists and concerts. I’m sure many of you will be able to relate to my list and the evolution of your tastes. I can’t wait to hear the stories that are evoked from this list. After all, we all have a personal connection to music, no matter what it sounds ...CONTINUE READING