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1. Forgive me for saying this, but Hip Hop and House "music" is beginning to bore them. There simply isn't enough variety in genre, and everything artists have to say lyrically has been said, said, and said again. 2. The body of rock and roll music that was created between 1950's and 1990's is staggering in its size and variety. It dwarfs all other genres except for classical music, and because of it's depth, it's not boring. 3. Rock and roll music can be defined as sexual energy expressed in sound. I don't think young people are aware of what is happening, but they are "coming of age", and what that means is they are experiencing their own powerful sexual energy for first time in their lives. Simply put, they are connecting sublimally with very music which embodies that energy. No other form of music has ever done that so well, and that's why so many adults and religious fanatics have called it "The Devil's music." I couldn't disagree with those misguided people more. I won't argue about it. All I will say on that subject is that ALL creativity comes directly from God, who is creative force itself.
So in conclusion, Paul's performance at Superbowl represents sports world's biggest show honoring one of greatest and most talented rock stars ever. As an historic event, it signals beginning of a massive return to what was most creative time in musical history, including classical Bach, Mozart and Beethoven era because although music was very complex, it just doesn't have breadth of style that rock and roll has. I'm talking about doo wop music, country rock, rhythm and blues, soul music, top 40 rock, British invasion, reggae rock, balads, political songs, sex songs, love songs, comedy rock, and list goes on. Jazz is certainly high on list of creative musical forms, but again, it just hasn't got breadth and depth. The Recording Industry Association of America, who has correct statistics, lists The Beatles as best selling artists of all time with 166.5 million albums sold in USA alone, Elvis is second with 117.5 million, and Led Zep is third with 106 million. I think it's very significant that those statistics are becoming geometrically times greater than number of albums that they sold during their performance lifetimes. What has happened and is happening is that young people of today are discovering them in droves because they are coming of age sexually and they recognize and connect with most powerful musical example of that sexual power.
Considering that Paul is known as being most popular songwriter in history, Paul was typically humble too. After he finished playing, he shouted to audience, "You were great ! Thank you Superbowl". Now THAT is a true rock star in action.
Peter Cross is a singer/songwriter/producer who was among the first to put music on the internet in downloadable format in 1996. To this day, he is one of the only musicians who has created and designed his own music web site in html, and at 104 pages filled with entertaining content, it's one of the largest. Check it out at: http://www.starcrost.com