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Man in nursing home reacts to music

Started by kmorse, Wed, 2012-04-11, 16:27:44

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kmorse

You can skip to about the 2:20 mark and watch the change in this man's demeanor when he hears the music of his youth.

http://www.buzzfeed.com/nikoguy1/old-man-in-nursing-home-reacts-to-hearing-music-fr-5xy


And then check out this hamster as he listens to the opening of Opeth's "When."



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f46NCgXUJNA

I'm falling.....Falling down again!

PH

@ first video
It's not really a surprise to me. When music makes an impression on us, we will always remember where we listened to it for the first time. We connect situations and places to music. So when you are 90 years old and you hear music you first heard when you were 16, you'll probably remember things from around that time. Still, very nice to see this man enjoying his music. Love his 'vision' about music bringing world peace and all that.

@ hamster
;D

kmorse

Some day, I'll be the guy in the nursing home and the attendant will bring an iPod and blast some Opeth into my ears. I suppose I'll wind up looking like the hamster.
I'm falling.....Falling down again!

Nicky007

Quote from: kmorse on Thu, 2012-04-12, 04:08:43
I suppose I'll wind up looking like the hamster.

Not if they play Heritage, past Track 4  ;)

Wonderful album btw, with masses of prog delights, just needs some readjustment on the part of the old Opeth fan  :)

Nicky.
So you've come of age
And so you want to meet God
Sure you can
He's right here next to me