Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Shot Through the Heart: Jon Bon Jovi accuses Steve Jobs of being 'personally responsible for killing the music business' (AAPL)

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From Entertainment Weekly:
Shot through the heart, and Steve Jobs is to blame.
That is Jon Bon Jovi’s assessment of the current state of the music industry. Bon Jovi (of the iconic rock group “Jon”) had some uncharacteristically harsh words for Apple and its turtlenecked benevolent dictator Steve Jobs in an interview with the London-based Sunday Times Magazine.

Sounding a bit like an older man protective of his lawn — the quote literally starts with “kids today” — Bon Jovi bemoaned the fact that the young’uns no longer have “the experience of putting the headphones on, turning it up to 10, holding the jacket, closing their eyes and getting lost in an album, and the beauty of taking your allowance money and making a decision based on the jacket, not knowing what the record sounded like, and looking at a couple of still pictures and imagining it.”...MORE

Decidedly off topic but an excuse to dig up a vid: