Posted by: thebylog | September 15, 2005

Why My Musical Interests are More Diverse than my Musical Collection

Before I went to college, I had consistent summer financial gain and virtually no substantial monetary outflow. Consequently, I had a fair amount of discretionary income. Furthermore, one of areas in which I spent that discretionary income was on music.

During that time of life, my musical interests were fairly narrow: Southern Gospel and Contemporary Christian Music. That’s what I bought. Through the years I’ve become more diverse (though I still am not what I would call eclectic in my musical taste), but during those same years I have become less financially able to spend on a non-necessity like music.

So I have a musical collection representing an outdated, underdeveloped musical taste.

In fairness, I have some good SG and CCM from that era, and I have been able to continue to add to my musical collection through the years, even on my more limited budget.

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Responses

  1. So basically what you’re saying is that we should all remember our buddy By in college and send him a nice new CD with a Wal*Mart smiley face on it, just for good will, right? HaHa!

    You know what’s disgusting? I ordered an album from Accapella, actually AVB, and the CD is no longer available. Now I have to find it like online or somewhere else. Pathetic.

  2. Sometime when you’re in Goodwill or Starvation Army shopping for cookware or shoes like a real college student, take a minute and browse thru the CD’s. You might have a pleasant and economical surprise.

  3. Dorcas, I did that in Virginia and came away with Glad’s Christmas CD for either a quarter or 50 cents.


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