NEW YORK – Music journalist Jim Fusilli calls them the generationally biased, or Gee Bees. They’re the folks who lose touch with popular music around the time their first grey hairs sprout, and are convinced that nothing can compare with the music of their youth.
Some are boors, no doubt. But not all have closed minds – the pressure of jobs, kids and mortgages is what caused some Gee Bees to lose their musical adventurousness.
Fusilli, a music writer at the Wall Street Journal, has made it his mission to coax such folks back into the present day through his website, ReNewMusic.net and a focused collection of his stories in the book, “Catching Up.” We asked him to recommend five albums that Gee Bees might not know but should.
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