(Originally posted 06/02/12 at Trojan Horse Productions.)
Friday 06/01/12 we were working on the assembly line, and the music they had on the PA was WQSR 102.7 “Jack.” I didn’t mind; it was an interesting change of pace.
At mid-afternoon this one song came on that made me feel tense. What song, I don’t recall and it doesn’t matter. The music made me feel tense. That’s what this post is all about.
The earlier post entitled “Change your diet” was all about words. One needs also to be aware of the feelings and attitudes music itself brings out in you, and choose accordingly.
Being forced to hear one song, one time, one day, isn’t likely to make much difference in my life. I am more concerned about what you choose to listen to habitually; what you swim or bathe in all the time.
There are too many guys now walking around with chips on their shoulder, not to mention what may be in their pants. You don’t need to be one of them. You don’t need to be listening to music that makes you want to be one of them.
If the station or show or “artist” you’re listening to leaves you feeling angry, looking for trouble, ready to step up to somebody, wanting to prove you’re a man — change the station. Toss that CD in the trash.
Choose music that gives you a positive outlook on life, a positive sense of yourself. You might can get some ideas from the music I choose for the show; see The William Tell Show “Music” page.