Retro Music That Will Make You Cry, Laugh or Get Angry

“What is Retro Music?”

Modern Retro Pop Music

Retro Music is a term that seems to be floating around. What does it actually mean? Is there a difference between Retro Music and Modern Retro Music?

Modern Retro Music

Modern Retro Music is music that has been newly created but sounds like it was crafted in a different era.

The younger generation is discovering Retro Music as a new sound. Many younger artists are taking the older styles and adding their own twist making it Modern Retro Music, such as The Pipettes and The Raveonettes. These two bands are very different yet both Retro. The Pipettes give off a vibe that is almost identical to some of the girl bands in the 60s. You can tell by listening to The Raveonettes that they have an abiding love for the Ronettes. The Revivalists, on the other hand, use many different styles in craft their version of Modern Retro Music

Retro Music

Retro music can be songs that you listened to in your youth, times that brought laughter or tears or even anger. It could be the actual song you heard in the past or a remake, like “I’ve Got My Mind Set on You” by James Ray originally recorded by George Harrison or the many covers of “I Who Have Nothing” by Ben E. King (1963).

Retro songs can touch you in ways that don’t touch the person next to you. It connects with the feelings of your past. You can relive a moment, a day, an evening, a summer, or even a lifetime. Your connection may be age-dependent, whether it’s the actual song or just the vibe, you could be transported back in time to a specific event where you can relive the emotions of heartbreak, tragedy, or love.

Some of us, in the older generation, are also writing new songs with the flavor we grew up with.

Curtis Mayfield, Al Green, Lennon, Cat Stevens, Rolling Stones,  Smoky Robinson, so name a few.

Mayfield is one of Larry’s all-time favorites from his youth. He was one of the most influential musicians behind soul music. He began as a songwriter, then, created The Impressions and later went on to achieve success as a solo artist, movie producer, and record label owner.

Larry S. Warfield‘s Retro Style

Other music greats who influenced Larry’s music: Bill Withers, Bob Dylan, James Taylor, Stephen Stills, and Richie Havens.

“They brought an original, creative and engaging new musical interpretation of the human experience.” – Larry S. Warfield

You can hear a similar interpretation of life in Larry’s original songs.

Some of his music has a country flavor. Still, others have a jazzy, pop, or blues feel.  He also has a substantial volume of Christian and worship songs. Larry’s songs weave life’s ups and downs into the lyrics that pull on your heartstrings.

His original songs will encourage and inspire while entertaining you.

Larry S. Warfield’s Modern Retro Songs are the perfect mix of catchy 60’s or 70’s vibe, country, and jazz combined with a modern twist! An anomaly that simply just works.

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by Dena Warfield

After spending approximately 20 years as a programmer analyst working in both the private sector and county government, Dena Warfield returned to college earning a Masters Degree in Psychology and in Creative Writing. Since graduation, her main focus has been on marketing – Direct Sales, Copywriting, and Writing for the Web. She co-owned and managed a direct marketing company with her husband working, primarily, with local newspapers. She managed the business office, human resources, and helped with training and marketing. She also designed their company Web Site plus writing for other web developers. Dena’s years of business, computer programming, and writing have helped to focus her copywriting skills in the marketing arena. Whether she is writing content for websites, emails, brochures, catalogs, or direct-response her goal is increased traffic and sales to your site or business. Education Dena earned her Master’s Degree in Human Behavior and a Master’s in Creative Writing from National University in San Diego, California. She has also completed a certification program from AWAI (American Writers & Artists Inc., Delray Beach, FL.) with a focus in copywriting for the web. Author Dena has authored a self-help book designed to help people become aware of their negative thoughts and core beliefs that keep them from becoming successful. The techniques described in her book were used to help their sales rep to become more successful. Her book is currently on Amazon.com. She also enjoys writing Flash Fiction which can be found on her Facebook page, WarStories by Dena – Flash Fiction with a twist.

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