An Interview With My Mother

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I decided to interview my mom, Leslie Rooney, about her feelings towards music. My mom grew up in the 80’s in the United States. I was interested to learn about her musical preferences that she enjoyed while she was a high school student in her generation. My mother response was that she enjoyed much of the popular music at the time but leaned towards rock bands. Growing up in the Seattle area, she enjoyed listening to bands such as Nirvana and Pearl Jam because of their local connection. She said that as a teenager she didn 't listen to as much music as her peers but still enjoyed listening to the music on the radio and her cassette player!
I then asked, what was your favorite concert that you have ever attended? She told me she had attended a few concerts in college. Her favorite concert she attended was U2 at the Tacoma Dome. She loves the band and said it was an amazing experience. She explained to me that people crowded near the front of the stage. There was standing room
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My mother does not play any instrument but enjoys listening to the classical guitar. She says it is relaxing, beautiful and elegant and she enjoys listening to it in the evening and while driving. Her favorite type of music now are alternative rock, classic rock and big band music. She enjoys music that is not main stream as it feel more artistic and original. Much of her love for big band came from listening to Django Reinhardt. His impressive guitar playing and upbeat feeling captured her attention. After listening to his songs she branched out to all big band. She feels the light and airy sound of the music is easy to listen to all throughout the day. Her favorite band is still U2, she enjoys all there albums and enjoys their whole hearted lyrics. The lead singer Bono is one of her favorite celebrities as he is very humble and does significant charity work. Overall, she enjoys music today but likes it to be easy to listen

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