Why Music From Our Teens Stays With Us Forever Links to an external site.
The Songs that Bind
Spend some time thinking about what musical group or musical artist had the most profound effect on you as a teen.

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What are the most surprising and least surprising things you learned from reading the two articles?

Who was your favorite musical artist or musical group when you were 13 or 14? Is there a particular song or album that you think youll always love? Why or Why Not? Explain.

Why do you think the early teen years are so significant for forging a lifelong taste in music?

Ask older adults you know (parents, grandparents, teachers, etc) about their favorite bands, musicians, songs, and albums when they were in their early teens and how they feel about them today.

How does what they shared with you support or challenge the notion that ones lifelong musical taste is cemented in the early teen years?

What, if any, do you think are the challenges older people face when they hear styles

of music that either didnt exist or werent known to them when they were teenagers? Explain.