It was a time of new prosperity in the U.S.A.
And all the fortunate offsprings never had to pay
We had sympathy for the devil and the Rolling Stones
Till we got a little older
And found Haggard and Jones
A generation screaming for more room
Kids of the baby boom
-- Bellamy Brothers, 1986
Baby boomers have gone through a strange musical journey. For a time, rock music was their essential cultural touchstone, a vein of deep feeling that seemed to flow through nearly every one of them. If the oldest boomers grew up on early Stones and the youngest...