Music Influences on fashion over the decades

Essay by shoyaCollege, UndergraduateA-, October 2014

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Music Influences on Fashion Over the Decades

The music I listened to while growing up is what helped shape me into the person I am today. I was raised around many different genres of music, ranging from Merle Haggard, to The Eagles, ZZ Top, BB King, Janis Joplin, Patsy Cline, and many more. I could go on with a list of amazing musicians and bands. Growing up in a, "dysfunctional family", music is what helped keep me going through the hard times; it gives me hope and takes my mind to another place. Music inspires me to get through my hard times by taking me through their personal stories of different life experiences and events by sharing their emotions with the world.

Raised around bars and guitars, I am very familiar with the life and passion of music to many different types. I got to experience two different ways of living while growing up, unlike most of the kids that grew up around me. I am from a small town, population of 195, that is big on gossip and church. Everybody in my town is so judgmental and are not afraid to say what they think about you, at least behind your back. If you make a mistake in my town then the whole town will know about it in the matter of thirty minutes. On the other hand, when I got to come to Texas City to visit my mother in the summertime and holidays, it was totally different. The big city lights compared to the one stop sign we have in my town were very cool to me. It showed me that there is so much more out there than just the country way of living that I...