Music: Your Father Should Know

While my father is not the Nugent who sang Cat Scratch Fever, he and I have had more conversations about rock 'n' roll than about anything else. Rock was the greatest joy of his youth and continues to be the greatest joy of mine. I can't imagine what my childhood would have been like without my father's rock 'n' roll, and I can't imagine what my taste in rock 'n' roll would be like if I hadn't learned about it from my father.

My dad's parents had absolutely nothing to do with his discovery of rock music in fifth grade, which...

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