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Humanities: What music do you associate with childhood?

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Music connects us to time and place. For instance, many of us may remember a song that comforted us during a difficult time or what was playing during a happy occasion like a graduation or engagement. Despite our varying tastes, the one constant is that music plays a role in times of comfort and celebration.

What songs are important to you and why? I like gospel and R&B and have to consider/explain the role of music in my life story:
1. What music do you associate with childhood? How did/does this music make you feel? How do your choices reflect your childhood experiences?

2. What music do you associate with adolescence? Was this music a way to fit in or rebel?

3. What music do you associate with comfort? How do these songs help you deal with disappointment or stress?

4. What music do you associate with happiness? Why?

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1. What music do you associate with childhood? How did/does this music make you feel? How do your choices reflect your childhood experiences?

As a child growing up in North Eastern Pennsylvania our house was always filled with music. You see, I am the child of a professional musician. My father was a professional piano player and toured with several bands that played songs from the "Big Band" era. Songs from the Tommy Dorsey band, Glenn Miller and Count Basie fill my memories and are associated with just about everything I can remember about my early years. I remember countless ...

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Humanities: What music do you associate with childhood? How did/does this music make you feel?

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